Discover sheltered bay beaches and wild surf beaches, blowholes, caves and unusual rock formations along Phillip Island's coastline. Recently designated a National Surfing Reserve in recognition of its surfing heritage and pristine environment, the island's diverse coastline boasts some of the best surf breaks in the state.
A beach for everyone
Choose the beach to suit your needs on Phillip Island, with the island's northern side the place to go for sheltered bay beaches, while the south coast is the destination for wild surf beaches.
Let the kids splash and explore on family-friendly bay beaches at Cowes and Ventnor Beach, or surf one of Australia's best beach breaks at Cape Woolamai.
Southern surf beaches:
Woolamai Surf Beach
A renowned surf beach with strong rips and currents. This long sandy beach is patrolled by the Woolamai Surf Lifesaving Club during the summer months. Access from Beach Road, off Woolamai Road.
Located on a bay and offering gentle surf for less experienced surfers. It is patrolled during the summer months. Access from Smiths Beach Road, off Back Beach Road.
Set on a lovely bay with gentle surf for less experienced surfers. This beach is not patrolled and therefore not recommended for swimming. Access from Beachcomber Avenue, off Back Beach Road.