Prom Coast Accommodation

Prom Coast: About the Towns

 Sandy Point:

Situated approximately 2.5 hours from Melbourne via the South Gippsland Highway
Ocean beach for swimming, surfing and fishing
Lifesaving club – patrolled beach over summer, Nippers program, bar, occasional meals and events
Inlet for boat launching, kite surfing & jet skis
General store – groceries, bait, hire boats, petrol, gas, bottle shop, mail
Caravan Park
Café- snacks, sit down & takeaway meals, beer garden, entertainment over summer
Mini golf
Playgrounds & public BBQ areas
Tennis courts, mini-golf course
Community centre with arts festival & other events over summer
Dog friendly beach at Ned Neal’s lookout
Safe family atmosphere

Waratah Bay:

Approximately 10 mins from Sandy Point
Ocean beach for swimming & surfing
Caravan Park with kiosk
Children’s playground, BBQs & public toilets

Fish Creek:

Approximately 15 mins from Sandy Point
Quirky artistic village with a range of cafés and galleries
A pub with accommodation, beer garden & meals
Service station with general store

Walkerville North & South:

Approximately 20 mins from Sandy Point
Historic beachside villages
Kiosk with snacks & homemade ice cream

Yanakie:

Approximately 20 mins from Sandy Point
General store, bottle shop, fuel
Camping areas on Shallow Inlet & Corner Inlet
Last township before entry to the National Park

Wilson’s Promontory National Park:

Approximately 30 mins from Sandy Pt. to entrance gates
Scenic national park with many walking tracks
Basic facilities at Tidal River – kiosk and tourist information

Meeniyan:

Approximately 30 mins from Sandy Point on the South Gippsland Highway
Filming location for ABC’s “Bed of Roses” TV series
Speciality shops & cafes, pub, motel, supermarket, post office, newsagency
Public BBQ area and public toilets beside the Highway
Local hall with music events organised by Lyrebird Arts
Golf Course

Foster:

Approximately 20 mins from Sandy Point
Pretty township with pub, cafes, fruit market, bakeries, local fish & meat, 2 supermarkets, post office, Op Shop, clothing and shoe shops
Medical Centre: Hospital, GP’s, dentists
Produce and craft markets (See What’s On)
Public BBQ area beside Stockyard Creek, with public toilets
Children’s playgrounds, skate park and public swimming pool
Golf course, golf club with meals open to the public

Port Franklin:

Approximately 30 mins from Sandy Point
Quiet fishing village on the banks of the Franklin River
Fresh fish sales straight from the jetty to the public
Children’s playground & BBQ area, public toilets

Toora:

Approximately 40 mins from Sandy Point
Historic township with pub, cafés, galleries, supermarket, post office, Op Shop
Caravan Park with onsite cabins and caravans
Medical centre
Heated swimming pool, bowling club, tennis courts
Boat launching ramp (use high tide only) into Corner Inlet
Toora beach walking tracks and bird hide
Children’s playground with public toilets beside the pub

Welshpool:

Approximately 50 mins from Sandy Point
Small township on the South Gippsland Highway with a pub (excellent meals), post office, general store, fuel and takeaway meals, public toilets
Rural Transaction Centre with Op Shop & Nursery
Golf Club

Port Welshpool:

Approximately 55 mins from Sandy Point
Historic fishing village with protected sandy beach & flat water access
3 lane boat launching into Corner Inlet
Children’s playground, public BBQ area, Skate Park, public toilets
Museum
Tennis courts
Pub & takeaway food
General store
Fishing jetty

Port Albert:

Approx. 20 minutes from Welshpool
Oldest port in Gippsland, still a working fishing port
Excellent fishing from the jetties
Easy access to boat launching ramp
'Wildfish' and 'Port Albert Cafe and Bistro' for unique jetty-side dining
Takeaway fish and chips on the wharf
Fantastic location for bike rides and walking