Western Port is a unique tidal bay that lies to the east of the Mornington Peninsula. It is home to three Marine National Parks—French Island, Churchill Island and Yaringa and has waters that range from the open ocean conditions of Bass Strait through to extensive mangroves, mudflats and sand bank areas in the northern regions, around Tooradin. Westen Port offers a huge diversity of SUP paddling environments from gentle SUP surfing conditions, downwind runs to tours that take in the sights that includes Australian Fur Seals, whales and dolphins, as well as many migratory waders and seabirds.
As a SUP Destination - Flinders, situated at the most south-eastern point of the Mornington Peninsula overlooking the entrance to Western Port and the open ocean of Bass Strait is one of our favourite locations. It offers options for everyone from beginners who want to try SUP for the first time, to world-class waves that will [...]
Point Leo, on the shores of Western Port is one of the closest SUP Destinations to Melbourne if you want to try SUP Surfing. The area offers fun protected waves on the mid to high tide for everyone from beginners to intermediate surfers. On a high tide, it's a great location for beginners to practise [...]
Shoreham Beach or "The Pines" as it is more commonly known is situated on Western Port and faces east, looking towards Phillip Island. Sheltered by pine tree covered cliffs - hence the nickname - it is a great location for beginners to take their first stand up paddle adventure. With views across to Phillip Island, [...]
Balnarring is a family friendly SUP Destination, on Western Port. This small coastal community is about 60 minutes south east of Melbourne with a sandy, family friendly beach about 2kms from the village. Another east to south easterly facing location, it's a perfect spot for beginners when the wind is from the NW to W directions. [...]