Rock Pool Highlights

Rock Pool Highlights

Discover a new world under the rock pool waters of Lorne.

Taking the whole family to the beach?

Send the kids out on a rockpool ramble where they will discover lively little marine worlds. Safe swimming areas which are patrolled during the summer months will give parents a moment to revel in the sunshine, whilst littlies frolic amongst the gentle waves. A protected coastline makes Lorne main beach ideal for swimmers of all ages and abilities, with waves averaging at just one meter high. Surrounding facilities include a barbecue, grass areas making Lorne’s beaches ideal for the whole family.

Shelly Beach

Shelly Beach is a quaint and pretty spot to get off the road for a picnic. A very popular fishing spot, boats are launched during calm conditions off the Point Grey boat ramp.

Shelly Beach is popular for strolling across the rocks and searching the rock pools.

Available facilities: Picnic tables, public toilets, car parking.

Accommodation Nearby

Things To Do Nearby

Places To Eat & Drink

Fern & Gum

Deans Marsh

Otway Chai

Deans Marsh

Great Ocean Road Bakery


HAH Lornebeach


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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.