Venus Bay, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Venus Bay

Experience the wild waters and golden sands of the South Gippsland coastline at Venus Bay, a small settlement nestled in vegetated sand dunes. The town has a population of around 500, but can surge into the thousands as anglers, surfers and families converge during holiday periods.

Surf beaches
Travel just outside the town to five superb surf beaches patrolled by surf lifesavers in the summer months. Find safe, sheltered beaches ideal for swimming at the state's longest sand spit at Anderson Inlet. The coastline from Venus Bay to Cape Liptrap offers visitors the chance to see an old lighthouse and native Australian plants and wildlife.

Things to do

Tarwin Lower Season Market

Tarwin Lower Local Market

12 Dec 2015

Come down to the Tarwin Lower Local Market on the second Saturday of each month. Bring the whole family and make a fun day of it. Stalls include,...

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Cape Liptrap Coastal Park

Cape Liptrap Coastal Park

Stretching along the coast from the sand barrier of Point Smythe to the sheltered waters of Waratah Bay, Cape Liptrap Coastal Park has strikingly...

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Beach at Walkerville South, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Walkerville Overlook Walk

Wander through coastal woodlands and take the side track to see Waratah Bay with the peaks of Wilsons Promontory in the background.

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Shallow Inlet Marine and Coastal Park

Shallow Inlet Marine and Coastal Park

Nestled between Waratah Bay and the majestic peaks of Wilsons Promontory, the sheltered waters of Shallow Inlet provide a secluded and peaceful...

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Tarwin Lower Venus Bay Pathway, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Tarwin Lower to Venus Bay Cycling Track

A scenic and easy ride between two towns that follows the banks of the Tarwin River on a gently undulating shared pathway.

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