Sullivan Bay - Beach in Sorrento Mornington Peninsula VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Sullivan Bay VIC

Sullivan Bay is the site of Victoria's first white settlement back in 1803. The settlement was located on the eastern point. The two calcarenite headlands that border the 400 m long bay are known as The Sisters. A foreshore reserve backs the western half of the bay... Read more

Sullivan Bay is the site of Victoria's first white settlement back in 1803. The settlement was located on the eastern point. The two calcarenite headlands that border the 400 m long bay are known as The Sisters. A foreshore reserve backs the western half of the bay and the historic section of the eastern Sister. Houses and some private jetties are located along the eastern half of the bay. There is a public parking area just off the Nepean Highway in the centre of the bay.The beach faces north-east and receives usually low wind waves. It consists of a relatively narrow strip of sand, fronted by 100 to 200 m wide tidal sand flats.

Swimming

A relatively safe beach best at mid to high tide.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Best off The Sisters at high tide.

General

An attractive bay just off the Highway but bypassed by many.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Sorrento, VIC 3943

Includes beaches:
Point Macarthur, Point King 1, Point King 2, Sorrento Park, Sorrento Front, Blairgowrie, Rye - Safety, Rye, Rosebud, Dromana, Safety, Mount Martha Point, Mount Martha South

Length:
0.4km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 vicP015

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Winds
    Winds

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Park
  • Passenger ferry
  • Train
  • Bus

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.

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