Yaringa Marine National Park (The Waters of Western Port Bay, Yaringa Marine National Park)

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Yaringa Marine National Park (The Waters of Western Port Bay, Yaringa Marine National Park)

Yaringa Marine National Park is located between the mainland and Quail Island Nature Conservation Reserve in Western Port, this park is part of the Western Port RAMSAR wetlands and is an area of international significance due to its importance for wader birds.
Canoeing is an ideal way to explore the mangroves and estuarine conditions. Whether on land or from the water bird watching can be very rewarding. Yachting is increasingly popular in the bays relatively tranquil waters. On calm days snorkelling and diving among the sea grass meadows will reveal a myriad of crustaceans fish and other marine species. Be on the look out for the pot bellied seahorse and weedy seadragon, Victoria’s marine emblem.

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Yaringa Marine National Park (The Waters of Western Port Bay, Yaringa Marine National Park)

Need to know

Yaringa Marine National Park (The Waters of Western Port Bay, Yaringa Marine National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • Boating zones apply
  • No fishing

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Submerged obstacles
    • Shallow water
    • Deep water
    • Strong currents
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Sharks
    • Stingers
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface

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.
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