Phillip Island National Surfing Reserve

Phillip Island National Surfing Reserve

Phillip Island

With a surfing history dating back to the 1920s, when the sport was still in its infancy, Phillip Island has long been a Victorian favourite of grommets (beginners) and seasoned board riders alike. Declared a National Surfing Reserve in recognition of its quality surf breaks and pristine environment, Phillip Island offers four sites along its coast: Cape Woolamai, Smiths Beach, Summerland and Cat Bay.

Boasting big wave conditions, left and right breaks, as well as plenty of small, consistent waves that are suitable for learners the island’s beaches are home to a vibrant local surfing community of all ages and skill levels. So hit the water and learn new skills, get in some practice, or test your mettle out in the big swells.


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Melbourne CBD: 142km 120Mins
Melbourne Airport: 175km 131Mins


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Bordering Melbourne’s eastern fringe, Gippsland is an easy drive or train ride to a place of natural beauty. Offering unspoilt beaches, patchwork perfect hills, alpine forests and the signature experience of the Gippsland Lakes, the region makes the perfect backdrop for your next event.

Backed by a diverse range of state-of-the-art sporting precincts and stadiums, meeting and conference facilities, performing arts centres and scenic parks and reserves, Gippsland delivers facilities of city life with a distinctive country feel.

Gippsland offers a range of exciting group activities from whale and wildlife cruises, paddleboarding and surfing lessons, rides on a heritage train, bush walks and rail trails, cave tours and boutique wineries.

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