First Blowhole (Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park)


First Blowhole (Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park)

The First Blowhole was once an opening in the 15-kilometre long sand barrier known as Bunga Arm. Closed off from the rough Southern Ocean tides, moor your boat or pull up in a kayak and relax in the pristine and peaceful Bunga Arm.

How to get there

First Blowhole (Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park)

Need to know

First Blowhole (Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No firearms allowed
  • No camping
  • No dogs allowed
  • No horses


  • Water hazards
    • Shallow water
    • Strong currents
    • Rough Surf
    • Deep water
  • Animals and pests
    • Ticks

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Golden Beach Camping Area 3 Closed

Camp area 3 near Golden Beach within the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park is closed. Please camp in one of the other camping areas close by. Toilets are accessible from camp area 2.

Ground shooting operations targeting deer

Control operations (ground shooting) targeting deer are undertaken in this area.  The Park will remain open to visitors during operations.
For more information about deer control to protect biodiversity, please visit this link.

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