Things to do at Woolamai Surf Beach
4.2km of exposed sandy beach and consistent waves – Woolamai is the preferred surf beach in Victoria’s Phillip Island. Part of a national surfing reserve, Woolamai welcomes beginner to pro surfers catching a wave.
Great surf isn’t all that’s on offer. The beach has a relaxed and welcoming vibe. Visitors and locals can stroll or settle on the sand and take in the beautiful ocean views. Behind the beach is the impressive Cape Woolamai – Phillip Island’s highest point.
Woolamai has the islands only Surf Life Saving club. There are several cafes and restaurants around to keep visitors fed and refreshed.
Getting to the Woolamai Surf Beach:
Make your way to Phillip Island – only an hour and a half from Melbourne.
Drive yourself or join a tour and jump on a guided bus or small coach ride. Once you cross over the bridge to Phillip Island, Woolamai surf beach is less than 10 minutes away. It is on the southern side of the island.
The Pinnacles at Cape Woolamai – a great activity for those who love a hike. Walk the 4.5km circuit to the Pinnacles lookout. Granite formations created through volcanic activity and erosion are visible off the coast.
Newhaven – A small village just over the bridge into Phillip Island. Walk through town and stop for a coffee on the water.
Churchill Island – A historic and peaceful island off Phillip Island. The earliest European gardens are here, along with rich farming land and a quaint café.