Boating

Information on boat launching in coastal estuaries, inland lakes and the Southern Ocean. View more.


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Into the Blue

The Southern Ocean is perilous, unpredictable and uncompromising. Some local knowledge, a reliable craft that is adequate for the conditions and functioning emergency equipment are essential for any ocean foray.

Boat launching in the ocean is via a crane off Port Campbell Pier (license required) and via a steep boat ramp west of Peterborough (Boat Bay.)

Estuaries and Rivers

Curdies River, Peterborough Boat ramp is on Dory Street just near the Great Ocean Road Tourist Park

Curdies River, Curdievale Boat ramp is on the North West side of the bridge diagonally opposite the Boggy Creek Hotel

Gellibrand River, Princetown Boat ramp and fishing platform on Old Coach Road West. No water skiing speed limit in estuary is 5 knots.

Lakes

Lake Purrumbeteeast of Cobden and Camperdown (public launching facility at caravan park) Ramp and mooring facilities have been recently renovated for better access in lower water levels. Please adhere to speed limits and respect other vessels and lake users take particular caution when water levels are low.

Lake Bullen Merri (South Beach) Camperdown Concrete jetty and twin floating jetties are located on the main South Beach car park off Naroghid Road about 3km South of town

Lake Elingamite west of Cobden Boat launching can be muddy in low water levels

Lake Tooliorook near Lismore consult with the campsite manager for current information on water levels fishing and boat launching conditions

Deep Lake near Derrinallum consult with the campsite manager for current information on water levels fishing and boat launching conditions.


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Contact details

Boating, Lake Bullen Merri, Camperdown, Volcanic Lakes and Plains 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia