Accommodation in Inverloch, Victoria

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.

South Gippsland Yacht Club
South Gippsland Yacht Club
Esplanade Inverloch VIC 3996
On the Esplanade near Bowling Club
Sail competition rounds during the season.

Shell Collection
Shell Collection
Corner Ramsey Boulevard and Espalande Inverloch VIC 3996
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.

Water Safety Hints
Water Safety Hints
• Swim or surf only at beaches patrolled by lifeguards
• 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.

State Coal Mine Wonthaggi
State Coal Mine Wonthaggi
Garden Street Wonthaggi VIC 3996
Adventure Underground. Journey back in time and discover what life was like working in a coal mine in the 1900s.

Bunurong Marine & Coastal Park
Bunurong Marine & Coastal Park
17 kilometres of spectacular and rugged sandstone cliffs
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.

Petrel Rock
Petrel Rock
Cape Paterson Road Inverloch VIC 3996
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.

Broadbeach Health Club
Broadbeach Health Club
5 Lindsey Close Inverloch VIC 3996
Heated indoor pool, outdoor pool, tennis court,
steam room, fully equipped gym, spa,
hairdresser, massage, aqua classes
beauty treatments, myotherapy.
Accommodation available.

A Maze 'N Things Phillip Island
A Maze 'N Things Phillip Island
1805 Phillip Island Road Cowes VIC 3922
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

Aussie Golf Ranch 9 Hole - Phillip Island
Aussie Golf Ranch 9 Hole - Phillip Island
627a Settlement Road Cowes VIC 3922
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.

Walking Tracks
Walking Tracks
Screw Creek Walk: Commences at the end of the Foreshore Camping Park (Esplanade). The walk takes you through mangrove mud flats and stands of Banksia and Melaleuca. Approx 1.5kms allow 40-45 minutes return.
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.