4. Red Bluff Beach, Lake Tyers
Local surfers love this little hidden gem which lies just west of Lake Tyers. Red Bluff is a popular surfing break and comes with vistas for miles into Bass Strait. At the lookout you may spot fishing vessels trolling along the coastline. Follow the steps to reveal the golden beach mixed with its raw, rocky outcrop.
5. Main Beach Lakes Entrance
Lakes Entrance is much loved for its swimming beaches, waterfront cafes and fleet of colourful fishing boats. Walk across the popular landmark foot bridge over Cunningham Arm to the 90-mile beach and the Lakes Entrance Surf Life Saving Club is located at the end of the footbridge. The main beach is covered with soft sand and there’s plenty of room to swim, play and build sandcastles.
6. Yeerung River and Beach, Cape Conran
Launch a canoe or kayak at Yeerung River just east of Cape Conran, and take in the rich diversity of flora and fauna found in the lower reaches. The river and beach are idyllic places to spend a day as part of your holiday to Cape Conran or Marlo. There are long and short walks, and the lazy river is a safe place to swim and a magical place to canoe. There is also plenty of space at the beach for surfing.
7. Sunset Cove, Paynesville
The sheltered, sandy beach at Sunset Cove in Paynesville is the perfect spot to swim, kayak, wind surf, sunbath, read a book or just relax. The backdrop of the treed escarpment set against the tranquil waters and white sands is lovely. Park facilities located at the beach include barbeques, picnic tables, drinking water, rubbish bins and a playground.
8. Betka Beach, Mallacoota
Located just near Mallacoota, the stunning Betka River meets the ocean and Betka Beach and provides a lovely swimming area for the kids and families within the inlet. There is a fabulous short loop walk that includes some beautiful river views, heathlands, and stunning views along the coastline and out to sea.