Surfing in Gunnamatta Beach, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia

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Victoria is the second-smallest state of Australia. It faces 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.

Mornington Peninsula lies to the 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. Gunnamatta beach is located in the Mornington Peninsula National Park and it is one of the most popular surf beaches in the peninsula due to the high swells and reefs.

This spot is an exposed beach break that provides good surf at all stages of the tide. Offshore winds blow from the northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.

Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m /3 ft and holding up to 2.5 m /8 ft. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 66%, in autumn the wind blows at 58%, in winter at 60% and in spring at 67%. The site is suitable for more experienced surfers. Gunnamatta beach is the ideal place for surfers who hate beach crowds. Last but not least, the beach provides with a surf lifesaving club and facilities, including two large car parks. Note: watch out for sharks, rips and pollution.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Melbourne
102km/63.6mi, 1h 15mins
Head south on Elizabeth St 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 onto Limestone Rd. Turn left into Truemans Rd.
Melbourne airport,
126km/78.5miles 1h 28mins drive

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


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