Western Port Beaches

Quiet and secluded

Western Port is full of surprises. The southern end of the bay offers sandy beaches with quiet coves, alongside surf beaches that look towards Phillip Island. The northern area is a unique and significant mangrove area - critical for fish breeding grounds.

Balnarring Beach
Balnarring Beach, also known as Tulum Beach, features sweeping crescents of coastline and a foreshore reserve which offers safe swimming along sandy stretches of the coast. Racehorses are trained on the beach early in the morning six days a week.
Coolart Wetlands - Somers beach
Coolart is a historic farming property and was bought by the Victorian government in the 1977 in recognition of its historic buildings and significant wetlands. Today you can explore the Coolart Homestead and tranquil 87.5 hectare property with its many different landscapes and relax in a place where history and conservation meet.
Point Leo Beach
Point Leo is one of the Mornington Peninsula's famous surf beaches.  Point Leo Foreshore and surrounding beaches provides excellent waves for surfing with breaks for beginners and experienced surfers, and is also a prime spot for leisure and fishing. It is one of the closest surf beaches to Melbourne.
Shoreham Beach
Shoreham Beach is a wide sandy bay next to Stony Creek where it flows into Westernport. It's a fantastic beach for swimming, exploring rocky bays towards Flinders and playing in the creek. A tranquil walk below rocky cliffs brings you to another sandy bay located below the sheltered camping ground then onwards towards Point Leo's surf beach.