Fairy Cove - Beach in Wilsons Promontory South Gippsland VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Fairy Cove VIC

Fairy Cove is located on the inner portion of the north side of Tongue Point. It is surrounded by granite boulders and steep slopes. The boulders break the high tide beach into two parts, which are joined at low tide into a 250 m long, low gradient beach... Read more

Fairy Cove is located on the inner portion of the north side of Tongue Point. It is surrounded by granite boulders and steep slopes. The boulders break the high tide beach into two parts, which are joined at low tide into a 250 m long, low gradient beach and a usually attached and continuous bar. The beach is accessible on foot from a side track off the Tongue Point track.

Swimming

A moderately safe beach under low waves, with rips developing when waves exceed 1 m; and granite boulders in the surf.

Surfing

Normally a long walk for a low shorebreak.

Fishing

The rocks at the western end extend out into deep water.

General

A lovely spot for a day walk and usually sheltered from the prevailing westerlies.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Wilsons Promontory, VIC 3960

Length:
0.25km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach Key:
 vic116

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Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks

Information Symbols

  • Passenger ferry
  • Train
  • Bus

Marine Warnings

Thu, 27 Jun 16:40
Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria

Thu, 27 Jun 14:58
Frost Warning


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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