Queenscliff - Pier Beach - Beach in Queenscliff Queenscliffe VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Queenscliff - Pier Beach

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

Queenscliff Beach fronts the town of the same name. It is 800 m long, faces south-east, and is backed by a large foreshore reserve with numerous facilities. The Queenscliff harbour channel and breakwater form the northern boundary, with the vegetated slopes of 20 m high Shortland Bluff forming... Read more

Queenscliff Beach fronts the town of the same name. It is 800 m long, faces south-east, and is backed by a large foreshore reserve with numerous facilities. The Queenscliff harbour channel and breakwater form the northern boundary, with the vegetated slopes of 20 m high Shortland Bluff forming the southern boundary. Two long jetties cross the beach, one servicing the passenger ferry to Portsea; and the other is the old Pilot Jetty. There are several boat sheds below the bluffs and the Queenscliff Lighthouse on top of Shortland Bluff.The beach is low and flat, with a continuous, wide, shallow bar and no rips. Shallow reef flats extend east of the bluff.

Swimming

A relatively safe beach with a wide shallow bar.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

The harbour channel, the two jetties and the seawall round the base of the Bluff all provide excellent fishing locations.

General

A very accessible beach, with numerous facilities in the foreshore reserve and the attractive town of Queenscliff behind.

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TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
20°C
Water
12°C
UV Rating
4 / 11

Hazards

Sharks
Sharks
High Tide Range
High Tide Range
Winds
Winds

Information Symbols

Formal parking area
Public phone
Kiosk
Playground
Shade
Dressing shed
Toilets
Shops
Park
BBQ
Picnic
Drinking water
Passenger ferry
Train
Bus
Saturday, 21 Sep 12:15

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.


Queenscliff, VIC 3225
Includes beaches: Grassy/ Point George, Point George South, Half Moon Bay, Hood Bight, St Leonards, St Leonards Pier, Red Bluff, Swan Island, Sand Island
Length: 0.8km
General Hazard Rating: 2/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: vicP129