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, cats, pets 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.

Paradise Beach Campground Northern beach access steps closed

Due to recent storm damage to the beach access steps at the northern end of the paradise beach campground, the steps have been removed and this access point closed until repair works can be undertaken. The beach access points at the southern end of the paradise beach campground remain open for visitors to access the beach.

Attachments: Paradise Beach Campground N Step Closure Map (2,759KB)

Camp 3 Closed, Shoreline drive Golden Beach.

From 29/12/2022 to 22nd June 2023, Camp 3 on Shoreline Drive Golden Beach will be closed for camping or access due to asbestos and cultural sensitivity.

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