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Inverloch Activities & Attractions
Activities & Attractions
Inverloch is situated on Anderson Inlet which opens out to the waters of Bass Strait. Water activities never cease – surfers, wind and kite surfers, water skiers, scuba divers, fishermen, yachts from the local club, there is always something happening on and around the inlet. The town has a 9 hole golf course, tennis courts, bowling and angling clubs, take a picnic lunch to Shack Bay and explore the Bunurong coastal drive to Cape Paterson. Hire a boat at Mahers Landing and fish the inlet.
At Leongatha 20mins from Inverloch.
Modern 4 Screen Cinema with Dolby Surround Sound.
Latest Release Movies.
Extra summer screenings.
"1 kilometre from main Phillip Island Bridge"
Viewing windows allow you to observe the manufacturing of the highest quality hand made chocolates.
Samples/Sales Boxed Chocolates/Truffles/ Cream Bars
Open 7 days Cafe on site for meals, coffee etc
Open Daily from 10am.
A vast display of weaponry and exhibits depicting the period of Australia’s longest war .
Experience Australia's best hologram type exhibit. See fully equipped Cobra Helicopter and over 20,000 memorabilla items.
Café on site. Light Meals Great Coffee.
* Seal Watching Cruise drift amongst a colony of up to 5000 fur seals at Seal Rocks. * Twilight Bay Cruise * Cape Woolamai Cruise * Winter Whale Watching Cruise * Wilsons Prom Day Cruise. Groups or Function Charters. * Please Check Off Season Hours
4km from Inverloch on the Tarwin Road.
Great fun for catching fish or just exploring Anderson Inlet - no boat licence required.
4.1m Polycraft, Lic for 4 pass, $100 for 2hrs, $40ph thereafter.
4.2m Polycraft, Lic for 4 pass, $120 for 2hrs, $50ph thereafter.
5m Cat, Lic for 5 pass, $120 for 2hrs, $50ph thereafter.
5.7m Mac, Lic for 7 pass, $150 for 2hrs, $60ph thereafter.
5m Dolphin, Lic for 6 pass, $100 for 2hrs, $40 ph thereafter.
6.5m punt, Lic for 8 pass, $160 for 2hrs, $70ph thereafter.
8m punt, Lic for 12 pass, $200 for 2hrs, $80ph thereafter.
10M PARTY BARGE WITH BBQ & SKIPPER, LIC FOR 25 PASS, 2 HRS $600.
Kayaks: Singles $20ph, Doubles $40ph.
*All boats require a $100 security deposit, kayaks require $50 security deposit. Life jackets & safety gear provided, rods available for hire and bait may be purchased here. Payment for hire and security bond is by cash only.
**Fuel use will be deducted from your bond at end of your hire.
Skippered Charters available in Anderson Inlet for 25 passengers.
Nests are woven together with a twig from here, a feather from there. Every piece is carefully selected and has a different story to tell. Our Nest is located in Cashin Street Inverloch (behind DIRTY THREE WINES) and is about bringing together the most beautiful goods for you to select for your own nest, many of which have been sourced from local talented artists and artisans. Let let us show you their stories...
Cruises Departs from Cowes Jetty
French Island is a 15 minute fast catamaran ride from Cowes across Western Port Bay. Close to Phillip Island and the Mornington Peninsula, yet in many ways worlds apart, it is still a mystery to many who know little, if anything, about this Western Port Island.
Popular swimming beaches are to be found near the jetty on the Esplanade and around Norman Bay.
The Surf Beach opposite Goroke Street is Inverloch’s most popular family beach. Easily accessible and patrolled during main holiday periods
Inside: All Tides
Suicide: High Tide
Eagles Nest: High Tide
Shack Bay: High or Low Tide
Twin Reefs: Low Tide
The Oaks: All Tides
For up to date information re the best waves in the area contact the team at Serious Surf in Williams Street Inverloch.
Tide Guides are for sale at Rod Bending Fishing and Camping or daily tides information is displayed on the board in front of the shop.
Remember you need a fishing licence to fish in local waters.
Licences are available online or through Vic Fishing App.
Exceptions: U/18 or over 70 or you hold a Victorian Seniors Card
The Glades Opposite the Inlet Hotel is Another Popular Area For Family Gatherings.
BBQ's and Toilets also Located On Ramsay Boulevard near Kiosk
Explore ‘The Islantis Surf Experience’ just over the bridge at Newhaven.
Discover surfing in an unique and immersive way.
Shop the latest fashions next door at Rip Curl Phillip Island.
Kit up with the best Surfboards, Wetsuits, Accessories - buy or hire.Take a happy snap in the Big Wave or Combi Van in the car park. Be immersed in a wraparound surfing movie.
Discover “Dude”, The Big Wave Café and The Island Accommodation, all in the same complex
Every year from the 26th December to the 26th January Amusement Services Australia operates the Island Summer Carnival at Cowes.
All the big rides are here including the: Spaceroller, Starship, Kamikaze & Midnight Madness!
We also have a brilliant selection of Fairground and Activity Games and we always invite 3rd party attractions such as: Animals on the Move, Snake Handlers, The Mini FX Team, & for the grand finale, Australia Day Fireworks.
Naturaliste Tours run small, guided tours of French Island, a hidden treasure of natural wilderness, sandy coastlines and abundant wildlife.
Our tours, led by experienced guides, will let you discover the history and natural beauty of this unique island.
Country racing is great day out for all the family.
Stony Creek offers professional racing with a picnic type atmosphere-there is always something going on for the kids and adults alike, not forgetting the competitive racing.
Race Dates 2018-2019
Saturday Dec 29th 2018 - Family Day
Wednesday Jan 9th 2019 - Ladies & Family Day
Friday Feb 1st 2019 P.O.E.T.S. Day
Wednesday Feb 13th 2019 - Publicans Day
Sunday March 10th 2017 - Ladbrokes Stony Creek Cup Day.
Note: No BYO or glassware permitted on track
No Admittance Charge
Every day up to thirty local Pelicans arrive for their daily serve of fish, provided by San Remo Fishermans Co-op. This entertaining and close up natural experience is well worth the time - the kids will love it!
Afterwards try the Fish n Chips from the Co-op cafe
Activities never cease on Anderson Inlet which is a haven for boating enthusiasts, surfers, water skiers, windsurfers, scuba divers, fishing and yachting.
Inverloch Surf Life Saving Club is a volunteer organisation which provides beach patrol and rescue services, first aid and lifesaving education and training at Inverloch Surf Beach.
Funding for Club activities comes from membership fees, donations, sponsorships and Government grants. Inverloch is situated on the Victorian Coastline approximately 140 km South East of Melbourne and is a popular beach holiday destination.
The Club patrols the Surf Beach between December and Easter each year.
Clubhouse is located at 163 Surf Parade (opposite Goroke St) in Inverloch, Victoria, Australia.
On the Esplanade near Bowling Club
Sail competition rounds during the season.
Located in the Bunurong Environment Centre
on the Esplanade.
This impressive shell collection
was formerly owned by the late
Jack Lewis who started the collection in the 1960’s.
Features local molluscs and specimens from all over Australia.
• Always swim between the flags marking the area safer for swimming.
• Read and obey the signs
• Be careful where you dive – accidents often result from diving into shallow waters.
• Be aware of slippery banks and rocks when fishing
• Don’t swim under the influence of alcohol or drugs
• Always swim under supervision
• If you get into trouble in the water, stay calm. Signal for help, then float and wait for assistance
• Float with a current or undertow. Don’t try to swim against it.
• When out on the water always wear the correct safety equipment.
Adventure Underground. Journey back in time and discover what life was like working in a coal mine in the 1900s.
situated between Inverloch and Cape Paterson.
Opportunities for all types of recreation including diving and beach activities.
Note: The sancturary and conservation zones extend 1km out to sea to preserve marine life.
Fishing is not permitted between The Oaks and Eagles Nest
Flat Rocks: Opposite RACV Resort rock hoppers delight at low tide.
Smugglers Cave: Water washed sandy floored caverns, accessible at low tide, flooded at high tide (be aware of tide movements).
Eagles Nest: Most recognised landmark in the area-resembles the top half of the map of Australia. Panoramic ocean views.
Shack Bay: Boardwalk to clean, sandy beach, great spot for family picnic.
Surfing see information on Bunurong Surfing.
At the foot of the BunurongMarine Reserve opposite RACV Resort
Off Shore landmark for the keen fishermen
Good spot for whiting using one armed bandits or pippies.
Heated indoor pool, outdoor pool, tennis court,
steam room, fully equipped gym, spa,
hairdresser, massage, aqua classes
beauty treatments, myotherapy.
Great Fun for Kids of all Ages! Get Lost In Our Maze, Gravity Room, Shrinking Room, Lookout Slide, Mini Golf, Ice Creamery, Cafe Chocolatte
Open 7 days from 10am
Australia's Finest Short Game Facility Located On A Private Beach. Championship Par 3 Golf Course.
2 Club Pitch and Putt Course. Extensive Practice Greens.
Studio Style Accommodation.
Townsend Bluff: Town walk to nearby hill with wide inlet views. Scene of many searches for alleged pirate treasure.
Point Smythe: Nature Conservation Reserve on the other side of the inlet reached by boat or drive around through Venus Bay's Number 5 beach 5kms from Venus Bay but well worth the effort.