It's a fine place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city for the weekend, with or without kids in tow.
Jane Reddy finds the beach house of her dreams does exists at Inverloch.
Clare Barry finds star quality in Venus Bay.
Gippsland boasts some of Victoria's finest seaside towns and is where comedian Tim "Rosso" Ross spent childhood holidays with family and, later, adult breaks with friends.
Mary O'Brien discovers a coastline of rock-pools, dinosaur digs and bike trails to explore.
Tricia Welsh discovers pirate caves and dinosaur bones on a rugged stretch of beach.
Susan Gough Henly makes tracks for the best beaches in Victoria.
Quiet seaside resort which was once an important port.
Inverloch, a Gaelic word meaning 'entrance to a lake', is a popular seaside holiday spot at the mouth of Anderson Inlet, 143 km south-east of Melbourne and 9 m above sea level. Ancient middens discovered in the area are testimony to the seafood diet of the Bunarong Aborigines who once occupied this stretch of the coast. The Bonkoolawools are also thought to have hunted in the region.