Inverloch, where you need to be this weekend!

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Inverloch, where you need to be this weekend!

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Words by Riya Kiran

Make this coastal town your holiday favourite!

Fresh salty air and the lapping of waves are the backdrop for the beachside town of Inverloch, only a two hour drive from the Melbourne CBD!

Renowned for being the pearl of the Bass Coast, the charming town of Inverloch is an A-list repository for your weekend. With its laid-back vibe, a welcoming community and stunning sunsets, this cornucopia of food and dashing coastlines is exactly where you want.

No idea where to start? We’ve got it sorted for you:

By The Water

Spend a long lazy day in Inverloch strolling across its tantalisingly beautiful beaches. Take a refreshing plunge in the crystal-clear ocean or a stroll along the stretches of sand.

Anderson Inlet

Bring the family along to visit the beautiful Anderson Inlet, a protected bay with stunning turquoise waters. Enjoy a wander along the large expanse of soft sands and the refreshing waters. You can even stroll around to reach the Inverloch Surf Beach!


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Squeaky Beach

The famous white sand of the pristine Squeaky beach is named so because of the noise it makes when you stroll along it! Enclosed by impressive boulders at both ends of the beach, the white sand and clear water earn it the title of one of the most photographed beaches!

Dip in for a swim into the ocean or even catch a wave!

Food & Drinks

The food scene in Inverloch is nothing short of solid. Places all over the town are serving delicious breakfasts and lunches, with cakes and other treats made lovingly from scratch. With authentic cuisines for dinner and some of the best wineries in Victoria, you’ll never leave Inverloch with an empty stomach.

The Local

This buzzing coffee shop, The Local, is committed to bringing you heavenly food and coffee. Using amazing air roasted coffee beans which are ground fresh at the café, this place is known for its exceptional flavours. The nourishing ready-made food is made fresh daily on premises, using entirely locally sourced produce from the Gippsland area.

So, when you’re in Inverloch be sure to pair a house baked donut with a turmeric late from The Local! Maybe even a loaf of freshly made sourdough for the road!

Dirty Three Wines

Owned by Marcus and Lisa, a couple local to the area, the Dirty Three Wines is named after the three close-by patches of dirt (vineyards) where their grapes are grown.

The contemporary space is located in the heart of Inverloch and perfect for enjoying a drink, as they make Riesling, chardonnay, Shiraz and their most popular pinot noir. Enjoy a tipple of wine, local beers, gin or coffee at the Tasting Room, alongside a platter of local cheese and charcutiers.

Let the Dirty Three showcase the best of what Inverloch has to offer!

Tomo Japanese

Authentic and unpretentious, Tomo Japanese is every local’s dinner recommendation. With an extensive menu of traditional and modern Japanese delicacies enjoy everything this restaurant has to offer. With a delectable range of dumplings and tempura dishes including soft shell crab and black tiger prawns to start you off, treat yourself to juicy tender pork belly, lamb cutlets and eye fillets on a bed of wasabi mash for main.

This place has Sapporo on tap, wines from local vignerons, and a range of Japanese whiskies and sake to wash it all down.

In the summer, Tomo’s bamboo courtyard is the perfect place to sip sake under the stars!

Penguins At Phillip Island

Not far from Inverloch are the idyllic beaches and captivating coastlines of Phillip Island. Take a short drive, and go see the little penguins waddle around, the inquisitive seals play at sea or go in search of whales.

Phillip Island is a natural playground for every curious spirit!


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Stay Over!

Extend your trip at Inverloch and why not stay a couple of nights at these amazing accommodations!

The Inverloch Glamping Co.

This unique accommodation is an experience tucked away from the reality of the outside world. Surrounded by farmland and ocean views, this handcrafted hide-away is the perfect destination to unwind. They offer cabins or luxury bell tents, to rest under the stars and fall asleep to the soothing sounds of the ocean.

Eugenie’s Accommodation

Eugenie’s is ideally located in the heart of Inverloch. Only a short walk from the main streets full of cafes, restaurants and shops, and a couple of steps to the beach too!

The penthouse features a large balcony with a view towards Anderson Inlet, and you can hear the slow waves crashing from the comfort of your king-sized bed. Keep warm in the winter in the spa and sauna room or even opt for a massage in your room!