Surfing in Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia

Skill Level:
Experienced Only
Offshore Winds:
Victoria is the second-smallest state of Australia. It borders with New South Wales to the north and Tasman Sea to the east. The unique combination of spectacular coastline, pristine beaches, numerous national parks, dense forests and mountains attract visitors all year long and offer a plethora of activities to sport lovers. Melbourne, Victoria's capital and one of the most populous cities in Australia, lies on the Yarra River and around the shores of Port Phillip Bay.

Mornington Peninsula lies to southeast of Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city. It is surrounded by Western Port to the east and Port Phillips to the west. There is a vast number of great surf sites all along this section. Cape Schanck is located between Flinders and Gunna. This spot is an exposed reef break that offers reliable conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast.

Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1.5 m-2 m /5 ft-6 ft and holds up to 4 m/12 ft. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 2%, in autumn the wind blows at 1.8%, in winter at 3% and in spring at 0.8%. The site is suitable for experienced surfers only. It is recommended not go alone, as it is a remote location. Note: watch out for sharks, rocks and urchins.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Melbourne
106km/65.2mi, 1h 18mins
Head south on ElizabethSt towards Bourke St. Take the first right onto Bourke St. Turn left at King St / National Route 79 Continue to follow the National Route 79. Slight left to merge onto the M1 to Citylink Tollway / SE Suburbs With controlled toll road. Take the Eastlink/M3 to Frankston toll road. Take the M11. Take exit.At the roundabout, take the second exit towards Mornington Peninsula Freeway/M11. At the roundabout, take the first exit to Boneo Rd/C777. Go through 1 roundabout. Turn right at Cape Schanck Rd.
Melbourne airport,
130km/80.1miles 1h 31mins drive

Visitors can experience all Victoria’s amazing destinations by train.


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