Anglesea Activities

 

THINGS TO SEE AND DO….ANGLESEA

 

“Where the bush meets the sea”

 

Anglesea is surrounded by long sandy beaches, coastal heath land and eucalypt forests and is where the Great Ocean Road

first winds its way down to greet the sea.


WALKS

 

Anglesea Beach Walk
Enjoy a pleasant stroll along the beach commencing from Anglesea main beach walking to Point Roadknight

(approximately 20 minutes).

 

Point Addis Koorie Cultural Walk
This walk is a 2km return (or 1 hour) walk commences from Point Addis. There are signs along the way that interpret aspects

of their unique way of life and show how they lived and the harmony with the environment.

 

Surf Coast Walk
This walk is a marked trail that commences in Jan Juc and finishes at Moggs Creek. While the total distance is around 30km,

the walk consists of several sections to suit your energy level.

 

PICNIC & BBQ AREAS

 

There are many BBQ’s, picnic tables and toilets available along the Anglesea River. Another popular picnic spot is in the

Coogoorah Park with BBQ facilities and toilets.

 

SHOPPING


Anglesea has many retail outlets to browse including gift shops, boutique clothes shops and surf shops along with all

the necessities such as a supermarket, bank newsagency.

 

EATING OUT

 

Anglesea has a variety of fantastic cafes restaurants and eateries to choose.

 

WINERIES AND LOCAL PRODUCE

 

There are many fantastic local wine and food producers in the region.

Pick up a copy of the Surf Coast Wine and Produce Trail and go on a mouth watering tour of the Surf Coast.


BEACHES

 

There are two patrolled beaches during the summer period including Anglesea’s main beach just off the

Great Ocean Road and Point Roadknight Beach.


TOURS AND ATTRACTIONS

 

Auswalk Walking Tours


Inn to Inn guided tours running from Torquay to Lorne.

Maps and self guided material supplied and luggage is moved for you while you’re out walking.

Tours depart daily. For bookings phone: 5356 4971

 

Big Stick Adventures
Big Stick Adventures specialises in unique team building and incentive experiences for corporate markets.

For bookings phone: 5261 9181


Go Ride a Wave
Offers classes in surfing, body boarding, sea and surf kayaking, surf lifesaving, rock climbing and abseiling as well as a wide

range of initiative based adventure courses. Equipment hire available. Phone: 1300 132 441

 

Great Ocean Road Adventure Tours

hire out surf gear, canoes and bikes. They also operate tours for groups only. Ph: 5236 3321

 

Eco Logic Environmental Services
Eco-Logic offer a wide variety of activities including rock pool rambles, ocean snorkel tours,

guided walks and specialised environmental talks.

 

Great Ocean Road Surf Tours
Surf Tours and lessons down the Great Ocean Road f rom Melbourne and Torquay, specialising in small,

friendly groups for full 1, 2 & 3 day surf tours. All inclusive are transport, lunch, lessons and coaching, board,

wetsuit and surfing ‘show bag’ Ph: 1800 SURF LESSONS/ 1800 7873 537

 

Southern Exposure Eco Adventures
Offers a range of adventure sports. From learn to surf programs to mountain biking, sea kayaking, dragon boats,

fitness courses and much more. Caters for large groups and individuals. Phone: 5261 9170

 

Split Point Lighthouse Tours
Join a cultural, historical and environmental tour of the Split Point lighthouse. Famous for its starring role in the TV series,

Round the Twist. The White Queen has some of the best views of the coast and is a must see in the Surf Coast region.

For bookings phone: 1800 174 045

 

Torquay Surfing Academy
Comprehensive surfing lessons and surf retail store selling surfboards, body boards, skim boards, skateboards and wetsuits.

Shop 34A Bell Street, Torquay.
Phone:5261 2022

 

 

Westcoast Surf School
Surfing lessons for al ages and abilities. Qualified instructors, wetsuits and soft beginner surfboards. Equipment hire,

ocean kayak instruction and hire, snorkelling and rock climbing. Phone: 5261 2241

 

Wildlife Tours Australia
Wildlife Tours Australia offers fun sightseeing tours for the budget conscious traveller.

We have both a 1 and 2 day tours with the option of hop on - hop off along the way. For bookings phone: 1300 661 730

 

TAXI SERVICE
Anglesea has two taxis (one standard conventional and one wheelchair accessible).

Transport service areas include Anglesea, Aireys Inlet, Fairhaven and along the Great Ocean Road. Phone: 0408 325 992


MARKETS

 

Anglesea Riverbank Market
A market with assorted stallholders held between 9am-4pm. Held on various Sundays throughout January,

March Long Weekend and Easter.


FISHING


There are plenty of spots along the Surf Coast. Popular spots around Anglesea include Anglesea River Mouth, Point Roadknight,

Hutt Gully and Urquahrts Bluff. Common catches include Snapper and Salmon.

 

ACTIVITIES AND SPORT

 

Cycling
The Great Ocean Road offers some of Australia's finest cycling, with world-famous coastal scenery and an ever-changing

hinterland providing great opportunities for all levels of cyclists, from families to seasoned professionals.

 

Bush Rides

 

Anglesea Forest and Flowers Ride (48km)

Anglesea is a township lucky enough to enjoy teh very best of beach and bush.

It is also a mountain biking mecca with townships bush and hinterland ideal for exploration.

Between August and November, the hills burst into colour as wildflowers bloom in their thousands.

 

Anglesea Adventure Rides (Various)

Experience the scenic bushy surrpunds of Anglesea on one of many mopuntain-bike trails.

The tracks are moderate to advanced skill ranging from 7.8km t0 20.3km.

 

Tennis Courts
Cameron Road ANGLESEA Phone: 5263 2714

 

Bowls
Anglesea Bowling Club. Visitors welcome. Phone: 5263 1229

 

Skate Park
Located between the bowling club and the Lions park, Cameron Road.

 

Open Cut Coal Mine Lookout - Views of the Power station Coalmine Road


Anglesea Art House
Cameron Road. Open daily, hours vary. Phone 0418 179 554

 

Melaleuca Gallery
121 Great Ocean Road. Open weekends. 11am-5.30pm and by appointment.
Phone: 5263 1230

 

Anglesea Golf Course
Famous for the hundreds of kangaroos that graze happily on its undulating fairways this 18 hole course is set amongst

native bushland. Enjoy a round of golf or take in the panoramic views from the Clubhouse. Open for lunch and dinner.

45 Golflinks Road. Phone 5263 1582

 

SPA AND MASSAGE

 

Silk Spa and Beauty
Here at Silk we aim to provide you with the ultimate experience of pure relaxation whilst visiting our Spa.

This architecturally designed haven will exceed your expectations of spa and beauty.

Nestled in a quiet location we are one with our ocean environment using marine and botanical based products.

Shop 1B 143a Great Ocean Road, Anglesea. Phone: 5263 3618. Open 7 days a week.

 

Surf Coast Resort Anglesea
Surf Coast Resort includes a day spa which provides massages, manicures & pedicures, facials, tinting, waxing, spray tan,

hydrotherapy treatments, body wraps and indulgence packages. 105 Great Ocean Road, Anglesea.
Phone 5263 3363

 

ANNUAL EVENTS


www.visitsurfcoast.com.au

 

DRIVES FROM ANGLESEA

 

Surf Coast Hinterland


Take a scenic drive and explore the hinterland of the Surf Coast. Just a 35 minute drive you’ll find Winchelsea,

an attractive rural town by the banks of the Barwon River. Winchelsea has a range of things to do and see-from historic mansions,

churches and hotels to wineries, quaint tearooms and antique shops.

 

Further information on any of the above activities can be obtained from the visitor informtaion centres or
go to http://www.surfcoast.vic.gov.au/Tourism/Discover_Surf_Coast