Activities

While Golden Beach is an ideal place to get away from the hustle & bustle... there are many activities for young and old.  The area is a haven for wildlife with kangaroos, emus, wombats, possums, koalas and echidnas seen regularly when walking the nature trails.  

Also:

  • For the keen angler, there is good fishing from the beach, and annual fishing carnivals.

  • There is a community playground for young children to enjoy

  • Golden Beach has it's own indoor/outdoor bowls club and golf course

  • Visit a privately run wildlife shelter taking care of injured animals.  Phone:  0400 079 337

  • Walk along 90 miles of unspoilt continuous beach

  • Check out Trinculo shipwreck wedged into the sand

  • The Community Centre with "Art by the Sea Gallery", Internet, Water, RV stop & community garden selling native plants

  • Golden Beach Surf Lifesaving Club

  • A number of eateries including Wilco's Cafe, Golden Beach General Store & the VMMR Bistro at the Bowls Club

  • Watch the whales frolic offshore (in season)

  • A local Anglican Church

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Lawn Bowls & VMMR Bistro & Bar

Lawn Bowls & VMMR Bistro & Bar

Lawn Bowls & VMMR Bistro & Bar: Licensed bar & meals available Saturdays nights. 80 acres of activities including lawn bowls, Golf, BMX track, Walking/Cycling track & sports oval. VMMR: 03 5146 3483 Bowls: 03 5146 3426 www.goldenpbeach.bowls.com.au/

Our Haven Wildlife Shelter

Our Haven Wildlife Shelter

This privately run shelter near Golden Beach, is totally self funded. Rescuing kangaroos, from their home please consider a donation to this worthy cause. Details on their website. Ph: 0400 079 337 www.ourhavenwildlifeshelter.org.au and they have a great Facebook Page!

Trinculo shipwreck

Trinculo shipwreck

Trinculo Shipwreck is around 6½ km south-west of the Golden Beach town centre. In 1879, a gale caused this cargo ship to hit a sandbar just off the coast, forcing it ashore. To visit the wreck, drive to the signposted car park on Shoreline Drive and then follow the track through the vegetation to the beach find the wreck.

Fishing

Fishing

Great ocean fishing can be enjoyed in and around Golden Beach. Water access for boats to the vast Gippsland Lakes system is available at McLennan Strait which is a channel of water linking Lake Wellington to Lake Victoria. To get there, follow the road towards Loch Sport, taking the signposted road to McLennan Strait which passes through the tiny settlement of Seacombe.

Krusic's Ride Park

Krusic's Ride Park

Krusic's Ride Park: A privately owned motorcross park, with 5 tracks. Open from start of March to end of November. www.krusicsridepark.com.au ~ or ~ www.facebook.com/kruisicsridepark

Golden Beach Golf Club

Golden Beach Golf Club

Golden Beach Golf Club Surf Edge Drive ph: 03 51463322 www.goldenbeachgolfclub.com.au

Childrens playground

Childrens playground

Childrens playground: at the Community Centre, Surf Edge Drive opposite Blue Water Avenue

Community Centre

Community Centre

Golden Beach Community Centre and Art Gallery. FREE wifi available from here!! www.goldenbeachgippsland.com.au

Golden Beach General Store

Golden Beach General Store

Golden Beach General Store. Phone: 5146 3056 open from 7am weekdays and 8am weekends... until 8pm

St Anne's Anglican Church

St Anne's Anglican Church

St Anne's Anglican Church: 10.30am, 1st Sunday of each month Morning Prayer. enquiries: Jenny Collins ph 03 5146 3452