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Heading down along the Geelong freeway you will reach the Bellarine Peninsula where you will find some of the most amazing westcoast beaches.

This westcoast Bay shoreline offers family members of all ages the opportunity to swim, surf, fossick, explore or just simply enjoy this unique and diverse area.

Exploring The Foreshore At Point Lonsdale

Rock pools at Point Lonsdale

Tripping Around The Port Phillip Bay Westcoast Beaches


At the mouth of the entrance on the left as you enter through the heads into Port Phillip Bay you will find the quaint township of Point Lonsdale settled on Lonsdale Bay.

From here you can watch the huge container ships navigate their way through The Heads.

You can also start your exploration of the Great Ocean Road from here as well.

The Lonsdale Bay provides these feastures:

  • sandy shorelines
  • rocky outcrops
  • safe swimming coves
  • magnificent picnic playgrounds
  • mangrove marine sanctuaries
  • clear, clean waters

Point Lonsdale

Point Lonsdale Victoria Australia compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/flying_cloud/2208208707/

All this makes the area a great spot to take the family any time of the year. Along this section of the coastline you will find ...

  • The Rip - Entrance to the Bay
  • Pier Beach, Point Lonsdale
  • Point Lonsdale - Front Beach
  • The Point Lonsdale Lighthouse
  • Narrows Beach - Queenscliff
  • Santa Casa Beach - Queenscliff
  • Queenscliff - Township

High On The Cliff Top At Queenscliff

Looking Over the Entrance To The Bay

On the cliffs at Queenscliff Victoria Australia compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/doctorgrondo/6124304186/

One of my passions is to snap photos as I explore the different regions of Victoria and lighthouses make for great subjects.

I have taken some photos of the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse and using several of my favorite photo editors, I have managed to create some interesting and unique posters.

For all those who love to collect Lighthouse Posters here are a couple that are in the series of same.

Just click onto the link for more information and check out the rest of the posters while you are in my Store.

Melbourne - Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Art Photo
Melbourne - Point Lonsdale Lighthouse
Lighthouse - Point Lonsdale - Victoria - Australia PrintLighthouse - Point Lonsdale - Victoria

  Click Below For More Information On These And Other Lighthouse Posters In The Store   

From the tip of the Port Phillip Bay Westcoast beaches at Point Lonsdale, why not extend your touring.

The Great Ocean Road offers some truly amazing adventures for you and your family.

Between Lonsdale and Corio Bays

Beautiful stretches of peaceful, safe and calm waters. Swimming is a pleasure. Explore the coastline and just indulge your senses. Along this section of the coastline you can find these unique areas:

  • The Bluff Beach - St Leonards
  • St Leonards Beach
  • Indented Head Beach
  • Portarlington
  • The Dell - Clifton Springs

Scuba Diving At Indented Head

Scuba diving at Indented head Port Phillip Bay Victoria Australia compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/saspotato/4280904467/

Indented Head is excellent for scuba diving.

The wrecks of the Ozone and Dominion are located between Portarlington and St Leonards and can be seen from the shore.

The Ozone is an old steamer and the paddle wheels can still be seen sticking out of the water about 25 meters out.

Jellyfish And Scuba Diver Off Indented Head

Scuba diver and jellyfish off Indented Head Port Phillip Bay Australia compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/saspotato/3414949202/

These Port Phillip Bay Westcoast beaches are perfect to enjoy beachcombing, swimming at the safe patrolled beaches, picnic at one of the beachside parklands where there are free BBQ facilities or go fly a kite.

Kite Flier At Indented Head

Kite flier at Indented Head Port Phillip Bay Australia compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/35599622@N07/4137193343/

Portarlington is a historic coastal township located on the Bellarine Peninsula, 27 km from the city of Geelong.

Summertime On The Portarlington Beach

Summertime on Portarlington Beach Port Phillip Bay Victoria Australia compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/35599622@N07/4267705549/

Corio Bay is one of numerous bays in the southwest corner of Port Phillip Bay and is the bay on which the City of Geelong is settled.

Bollards On Geelong Foreshore

Bollards on the foreshore at Geelong Victoria Australia



Wander long the colourful and totally fascinating 'Waterfront Bollard Trail' in Geelong, Victoria - Australia.

It is comprised of 48 sites and 103 carved bollards extending along the shore of Corio Bay from Limeburners Point north to Rippleside Park. The bollards have been carved using reclaimed timber pier pylons and are the work of Melbourne born artist Jan Mitchell.

Using 'PicMonkey' I have turned my photo of these bollards into a something unique. This is one in the series of beach Themed posters.

This area has plenty of

  • beautiful stretches of soft
  • sandy shoreline to play at
  • safe swimming waters
  • great playground parks to Picnic at
  • some amazing and unique Artwork to discover

In this section of Port Phillip Bay you will find these regions:

  • Point Henry Beaches -Moolap
  • Eastern Beach -Geelong
  • Rippleside Beach
  • St Helens Beach
  • Limeburners Bay
  • Avalon Beach

Between Corio and Altona Bays

This coastline is pretty much undeveloped and is used by the Military or The Western Treatment Plant

  • Werribee South
  • Cambells Cove Beaches

The Port Phillip Bay Westcoast Beach of Altona Bay

Sandy stretches of safe swimming beaches, tall Norfolk Pine trees and plenty of picnic parklands to choose from, makes this area a great fun place for the family to enjoy and play.

  • Altona Beach
  • Seaholm Beach
  • Williamstown
  • Shelly Beach
  • Yarra River

Kite Surfers Altona Beach

Kite surfers at Altona Beach Port Phillip Bay Victoria Australia compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/olivialoh/425013887/

The Port Phillip Bay Westcoast will give you hours of memorable family moments.

Make sure that you take your camera to record all those great memories and please check out the Beach Safety Tips to ensure that your day will be all you want.

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