Dodds Creek - Beach in Flinders Mornington Peninsula VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Dodds Creek

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

The town of Flinders lies behind the elongated Flinders Point. Beaches lie either side of the point, with two sheltered beaches on the east side called Dodds Creek and Kennon Cove. These sheltered beaches face east and are backed by 20 to 40 m high, vegetated bluffs. ... Read more

The town of Flinders lies behind the elongated Flinders Point. Beaches lie either side of the point, with two sheltered beaches on the east side called Dodds Creek and Kennon Cove. These sheltered beaches face east and are backed by 20 to 40 m high, vegetated bluffs. Dodds Creek Beach is 400 m long; has the creek draining across the southern end; houses perched on the bluffs; and 100 to 200 m wide reef flats in front.Kennon Cove is 1.2 km long, with a 300 m long jetty in the centre and bluffs to either side. A car park, slipway and picnic area are located south of the jetty. Waves are usually very low and sand flats extend 200 m off the beach, beyond which there are boat moorings. Flinders Yacht Club and a Marine Rescue facility are located at the southern end of the beach.

Swimming

Two usually calm beaches, with bathing off the beaches only possible at mid to high tide.

Surfing

Usually none.

Fishing

The jetty is the most popular fishing spot in Flinders.

General

These are Flinders' two most sheltered beaches, with Kennon Cove providing the best access and picnic facilities.

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Hazards

Sharks
Sharks
High Tide Range
High Tide Range
Winds
Winds

Information Symbols

Passenger ferry
Train
Bus
Friday, 3 Apr 9:08

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.


Flinders, VIC 3929
Length: 1km
General Hazard Rating: 4/10 (Moderately hazardous)
Beach Key: vic243