Not a place for the faint hearted or inexperienced. All waves between Cape Otway and Warrnambool carry significant consequence and weight of water in most conditions.
Limited access and distance from hospitals make it a less than ideal place to push your luck. Local surf shop proprietors are experienced at mending snapped boards and offer good trade-ins on recently soiled wetsuits.
Better conditions for the inexperienced and surf schools for beginners can be found east of Apollo Bay and west of Warrnambool.