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Beachport Conservation Park

Serene camping and picnic areas are situated on the shores of Lake George and coast. Tracks from the lake through the park to the coast are 4WD only. Permits available online or at the visitor info centre.

 

4WD track conditions are constantly changing. If in doubt, get out and walk the track ahead.
Please respect and protect our environment by staying on tracks at all times.

Beachport to Nora Creina Map click here

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Bowman Scenic Drive

Follow the rugged and beautiful coast of the Southern Ocean. Enjoy a walk, do some fishing, scuba diving or take in the beautiful ocean views at one of the many lookouts. Walk down to sandy beaches and wander out onto rocky outcrops at the Salmon Hole and Post office Rock.

    Beachport Jetty

    The second longest jetty in the state, measuring 772 metres. It extends over the waters of Rivoli Bay. A walk out to the end is a must do when visiting Beachport. You could try catching a variety of fish or have a go at jetty jumping off this beauty.

      Old Wool and Grain Store Museum

      Built in 1879 - 1880 as a shipping warehouse, the Museum displays relics from the past of the local fishing industry, whaling and agriculture. Take time to step back in history at the award winning museum and explore the many displays.

      5 Railway Terrace

      Open 10am-4pm or by appoint.
      Phone 08 8735 8013

        Lake George

        Located within the Conservation Park just out of town, Lake George with its amazing birdlife is a must do. Explore the nature trails around the lake to enjoy bird watching and you may even spot an orange-bellied parrot. A relaxing day out can be spent on the shores, out on the lake windsurfing or overnight camping in one of the many camp spots. Please visit the Visitor Information Centre for camping permits.

          Salmon Hole

          A 600m long curving beach located along Bowman Scenic Drive. Excellent for snorkelling, fishing and swimming in the crystal clear shallow water. A Perfect destination for a family day at the beach.

            Pool of Siloam

            The lake is almost seven times saltier than the sea and the high salt concentration in the water makes swimming very easy, as the water is extremely buoyant. A safe and sheltered swimming area with picnic tables, change rooms and summer shower. 

              Susan Wilson Memorial Playground

              Opposite the Jetty and in the centre of town. Fully fenced, BBQ area and picnic tables. A great meeting spot and place to let the kids run around to let off energy.

                Durants Lookout

                Located on South West Terrace Beachport. You can park your car and walk up to the lookout or keep walking along the track onto Bowman Scenic Drive and beaches. The lookout provides spectacular views over the township, Rivoli Bay, Beachport Conservation Park and the Southern Ocean.

                  Cape Martin Lighthouse walk

                  A short walk through the dunes passing the lighthouse and overlooking the boatyard and Penguin Island. Penguin Island is a sanctuary and home to Fairy Penguins and sea birds. Cape Martin Lighthouse est.1960.

                    Lanky's Well

                    An easy 30min walk through natural bush to Lanky's Well, dug to provide water for the police horses. Named after Lanky Kana from the local Boandik people, a police tracker who cared for the horses and camped by the well.

                      The Lagoon

                      Centrally located, the lagoon provides a sheltered BBQ and picnic area, toilets, tennis courts, bike track, skate board park and playground. A walking trail leads you through to view birds and sculptures on display.

                        Woolley Lake walk

                        A great 45min walk around the small salt water lagoon with a lookout point that provides views over Lake George, the coast and the Woakwine Range. 

                          Woakwine Cutting

                          10km north of Beachport, possibly Australia's biggest engineering feat performed by one person. It took M.B McCourt 3 years to cut the huge trench converting a swamp area into farmland.

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