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“Better than the 12 Apostles”
Review of Portsea Back Beach

Portsea Back Beach
Ranked #4 of 15 things to do in Portsea
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Owner description: Broad expanse of beach with good surfing waves, but dangerous rip tides (Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared swimming here in 1967).
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Long stretch of spotless sand. Good swimming and surfing, but only between the flags. Go in the water when the lifeguards are there. Exhilarating. Wild waves.

Thank Naomi N
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

Used to haunt this beach as a kid and I have many fond memories. took the family back there recently and it is still an amazing collection of rough seas, ledges and swells and rock pools you can swim in. A word of warning this beach needs adult supervision but on a rough day or a fine summer day it can be splendid.

Thank andrewwGeelong
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

Great spot to visit on a nice day but the walk up the stairs on the way back is a bit tough if your not 100%.would'nt hurt if there were some bbq areas all in all still a very pretty place.

Thank Danielle M
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Reviewed March 28, 2012

Portsea back beach is one of many great beaches on the Southern Peninsula. See also Sorrento, Rye, Gunnamatta beaches all good.

1  Thank Rod F
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

Easy drive. Close to Portsea main st which is filled with character. If your looking for shopping then Sorrento is Just down the road

Thank karen j
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