Things to see and do in Inverloch
Head to the beach
Inverloch is famous for its beautiful beaches, which are perfect for swimming, surfing, and sunbathing. Main Beach is a popular spot for families, while those ready to hit the waves can head to the nearby Inverloch Surf Beach.
If you have time, head to some other beaches in the area, including the calm waters of Anderson Inlet, the playful rockpools of Shack Bay, the stunning views from Eagles Nest, and the sandy dunes of nearby Venus Bay.
Don't forget to hit up the Inverloch Life Saving Club kiosk for a coffee or afternoon snack, a foundation proudly sponsored by the RACV Inverloch Resort.
Go on a nature walk
Inverloch is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, and there are several nature walks in the area that offer breathtaking views.
One of the most well-known is the George Bass Coastal Walk, a 7km trek taking in the cliff-top views from San Remo to Kilcunda.
The Screw Creek Nature Walk is also a popular choice for those looking for a gentler stroll, as the 2km trail takes you through the wetlands while offering views of the inlet and surrounding hills.
The 3.4km Ayre Creek Walk is also fantastic for bird watching while being both pram and wheelchair accessible, and the longer Inverloch Foreshore Walking Track is a 5km journey that provides stunning inlet views.
On a nice day, you can also take a stroll amongst The Caves, a rock formation along the beach that is perfect for watching the waves go by at low tide.
The Bunurong Coastal Drive is another must-see, as it takes you along the coast and offers dazzling views of the ocean below.
Find a dinosaur fossil
Head back 115-130 million years ago, when Australia was within the Antarctic Circle and dinosaurs inhabited a wide river valley that is now an intertidal rock shelf stretching from Inverloch to San Remo.
The first dinosaur fossil discovered in Australia in 1905 was the Cape Paterson claw, found further down the Bass Coast. It must have been a hotspot – over 20,000 dinosaur fossils have been found around Inverloch in the last 40 years alone.
Follow tips on how to find a fossil yourself for the dinosaurs that roamed the land before time.
Rummage the Kongwak Market
Running from 10:00am to 2:00pm every Sunday in the main street of Kongwak just 10 minutes drive away, the Market has developed a reputation for specialising in vintage, retro and collectable items, as well as books, plants, fresh produce, pet products, and more.
Have a roam while enjoying some local live music, homemade food and drink from local suppliers, and a hot coffee from some indepedent roasters.
Visit the National Vietnam Veterans Museum
Founded and built by veterans to support those returning from the Vietnam War, the museum 40 minutes west of Inverloch has themed exhibitions, galleries, information, and artifacts documenting the experience of local veterans.
Get a massage
A holiday is the perfect time to relax and unwind with an invigorating wellness massage or spa treatment including aromatherapy, hot stone, reiki and bowen therapy.
Day trip to Phillip Island
Did you know that the famed tourist town Phillip Island is just 40 minutes’ drive from Inverloch? Spend some time enjoying the local attractions of the holiday region, from a trip to see the baby animals of Inverloch, to the Grand Prix Circuit and local eateries on the Cowes foreshore.