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Stage 4: Bellarine Peninsula and Corio Bay

Implementation of the Stage 4 Boating and Swimming Zones was completed in mid-2016.

Bellarine Peninsula

Changes included:

Indented Head

  • Revised Swimming Only Zone between Jubilee Ave and Walpole Ave, extending 200m offshore.
  • Indented Head map (PDF, 1.35MB)

Portarlington East

  • Retention of the No Personal Watercraft Zone at Portarlington Pier, extending 200m offshore. 
  • Revised Swimming Only Zone opposite Portarlington Bowling Club between Portarlington Pier and Stewart Grove extending 200m offshore.
  • Portarlington East map (PDF, 1.39MB)

Portarlington West

  • New Shared Wind Sports Zone at Point Richards, west of Portarlington Sailing Club adjacent to the eastern Point Richards Boat Ramp breakwater, extending 200m offshore.
  • Portarlington West map (PDF, 1.37MB)

Clifton Springs

  • New Swimming Only Zone between Clifton Springs Boat Harbour and Griggs Creek extending 200m offshore.
  • Clifton Springs map (PDF, 3.5MB)

St Leonards

  • Revised Swimming Only zone between St Leonard Pier and First Avenue, extending 200m offshore.
  • Improved visibility of aids to navigation and easier to understand regulatory signage.
  • St Leonards map (PDF, 1.52MB)


Corio Bay

Changes included:

St Helens Jetty

  • New Swimming Only Zone at St Helens Jetty, extending approximately 100m offshore.
  • St Helens Jetty map (1MB)

Point Henry

  • Retention of the No Wind Sports Zone, incorporating the waters within 100m around Point Henry Pier.
  • New Shared Wind Sports Zone at Point Henry, extending approximately 2km south-west, as per previous trial zone. 
  • Improved visibility of aids to navigation and easier to understand regulatory signage.
  • Point Henry map (PDF, 1MB)