The protected waters of Inverloch inlet make the coastal town a favourite holiday destination for Gippsland residents and tourists. Swimmers, water sports enthusiasts and surfers flock to the beaches along the shoreline during warmer months.
Hit the road and enjoy the scenic drive down to the seaside town of Inverloch. Pass through rolling green hills and lush farmland and stop off at dairy farms along the way. Head further afield and take the 12-kilometre Bunurong Coastal Drive from Inverloch to Cape Paterson. The seaside route offers spectacular views and natural attractions ready to explore, such as Eagles Nest, Twin Reefs, Shack Bay, The Caves and Flat Rocks.
Bushwalks and hiking
Explore the many boardwalks, walking tracks and coastal trails snaking through Inverloch and delve into the town's beautiful natural surroundings. Wander down the kid-friendly Screw Creek Nature Walk to explore the marshlands, which lead to gorgeous views of Anderson Inlet. For a bit of fresh sea air, stroll along the cliffs of the George Bass Coastal Walk and take in spectacular views of Bass Strait.
Try a new water sport or practice your favourite one at Inverloch's popular beaches. The still waters of Anderson Inlet make waterboarding or windsurfing a breeze, while the surf beach is a great spot to introduce children (or beginners) to surfing. Smiths Beach is the place to go for confident surfers.
Stay a while
Stay a little longer to make the most of what this coastal village has to offer. The friendly tourist town is equipped with accommodation options to suit all budgets from caravan parks, campsites and B&Bs to resort-style hotels.
Things to do
Explore Gippsland's great expanse of rivers, lakes and beaches for fishing aplenty. Reel in a selection worthy of a glorious gourmet barbecue.
Journey between two of Victoria's most loved tourist attractions - the Penguin Parade on Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory National Park.