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.

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
Point Leo is one of the Mornington Peninsula Regions famous surf beaches. The beaches around Point Leo are fantastic for surfing with breaks for beginners and experienced surfers, and is also a prime spot for leasure and fishing.There are 168 camping sites that can be booked situated at Point Leo.
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.