Prom Country with its pristine beaches is popular with tourists for water activities like recreational fishing, swimming, boating and surfing. Below are the list of beaches and river fronts suitable for such activities.
Boat Ramps of Prom Country
Inverloch Boat Ramp
Location: The Esplanade, Inverloch
Launching on all tides, Tide board located on adjacent Jetty.
Location: Maher’s Landing Road, Maher’s Landing
Launching is affected by tide. Recommended for smaller craft only
Location: Fishermans Road, Venus Bay
Water restricted by tidal movement. A shallow channel that can only be navigated by shallow drafted, suitably designed vessels during favourable tide conditions
Tarwin Lower Boat Ramp
Location: River Drive, Tarwin Lower
One Ramp of Good Quality. River access, Tidal Constraints, Suitable for shallow drafted vessels only
Shallow Inlet Boat Ramp
Location: Lester Road, Yanakie
Sand access and tide affected. For small and large craft into shallow inlet
Location: Western Beach
Sand access for launching, Tide affected
Port Welshpool boat ramp
Location: Lewis Street, Port Welshpool
24-hour water access, all tides, A tide board is situated on Fisherman’s Jetty, 3 lane ramp, holding jetty
Location: Jetty Road, Toora
Water access restricted by tidal movement to 45 either side of high tide. Launching and recovery recommended around high tide.
Location: Duck Point, End of Foley Road, Yanakie
Water access affected by tidal movement
Location: Stockyard Creek landing
Access restricted by tide. Local knowledge required
Surf Beaches in Prom Country
Sandy beach fronts Waratah Bay and popular with surfers as well as swimmers and recreational anglers.
The South Coast Board Riders Club offer free surfing lessons over the summer months to members.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SouthCoastBoardriders/
Waratah Bay Surf Life Saving Club patrols the beach in season. http://waratahbeach.com.au/home/
Sandy Point Surf Cam: http://www.triggerbrothers.com.au/surf-cam/sandy-point-surfcam/
There are several good surf breaks around Walkerville. The Walkerville area is quite rocky, and booties are a necessity. Conditions can be hazardous.
Walkerville Surf Forecast: https://www.surf-forecast.com/breaks/Walkerville
Reasonably exposed beach break with fairly inconsistent surf. Good conditions produced with an offshore wind from the northeast. Groundswell with best conditions from the southwest.
Normans Bay Surf Forecast: https://www.surf-forecast.com/breaks/Norman-Bay
Squeaky Beach Surf Forecast: https://www.surf-forecast.com/breaks/Squeaky-Beach
Prom Country recreational Fishing Areas
Andersons Inlet, Tarwin River, Inverloch Jetty, Anderson Inlet entrance, Back beaches Anderson Inlet/ Venus By
Waratah Bay, Shallow Inlet
Channel North of Sunday Island and Channels near Port Albert entrance
Singapore Deep, Middle Channel, Duck Point Channel, Doughboy Channel, Toora Channel, Lewis Channel off Port Welshpool, Port Welshpool Jetties