Peterborough Foreshore

The car park to the south of town offers views looking east across the wreck sites of the Schomberg and the Newfield.

Irvine Street Peterborough



The car park to the south of town offers views looking east across the wreck sites of the Schomberg and the Newfield. Interpretive signs bring to life the stories of local shipwrecks and the stories surrounding them. Dolphins can often be observed herding salmon in the inshore gutters at the eastern end of the beach and are a good indicator of when fishing conditions are right                                                  

  • Length: Visible by car
  • Time: 15 minutes

Access Information 

  • Unobstructed views from the car
  • Good access to amenities
  • Best access to the beach for those with mobility impairment is from the sandy boat ramp south of the main pedestrian access

Physical Address and GPS Coordinates

  • Irvine Street, off Great Ocean Road, Peterborough
  • Lat: -38.6089398648074
  • Lng: 142.878956794739