About the listing
Into the Blue
The Southern Ocean is perilous, unpredictable and uncompromising. Some local knowledge, a reliable craft that is adequate for the conditions and functioning emergency equipment are essential for any ocean foray.
Boat launching in the ocean is via a crane off Port Campbell Pier (license required) and via a steep boat ramp west of Peterborough (Boat Bay.)
Estuaries and Rivers
Curdies River, Peterborough Boat ramp is on Dory Street just near the Great Ocean Road Tourist Park
Curdies River, Curdievale Boat ramp is on the North West side of the bridge diagonally opposite the Boggy Creek Hotel
Gellibrand River, Princetown Boat ramp and fishing platform on Old Coach Road West. No water skiing speed limit in estuary is 5 knots.
Lake Purrumbete, east of Cobden and Camperdown (public launching facility at caravan park) Ramp and mooring facilities have been recently renovated for better access in lower water levels. Please adhere to speed limits and respect other vessels and lake users take particular caution when water levels are low.
Lake Elingamite west of Cobden Boat launching can be muddy in low water levels