A large amount of kelp was removed from the launching channel this afternoon using an excavator. Parks Victoria will continue to monitor the condition of the ramp.
at Cape Conran Boat Ramp
Cape Conran Coastal Park has heathlands, wild ocean beaches and banksia woodlands brimming with nectar-feeding birds.
A great park for water activities - enjoy swimming, diving, boating, fishing or rock pooling. Experience the park by foot on the self-guided Cape Conran Nature Trail or the magnificent Dock Inlet and Pearl Point day walks.
The remote Wilderness Coast Walk extends 100km from the eastern shores of Sydenham Inlet in neighbouring Croajingolong National Park. Boat transport may need to be arranged, or low tide required, to safely cross the entrances of Sydenham Inlet and Tamboon Inlet if open to the sea. Call Parks Victoria on 13 1963 to check latest conditions.
West Cape offers the only boat launching ramp in the area. The ramp is regularly subject to sand and kelp. View the webcam images of the boat ramp to check conditions.
How to get there
Cape Conran Coastal Park is located in far east Gippsland, approximately 420kms east of Melbourne and 530kms south of Sydney.
Cape Conran can be reached via the Princes Highway by turning off at Cabbage Tree Creek or via Orbost and Marlo to the west. The eastern section of the park can be reached by turning off the Highway east of Cabbage Tree Creek to Bemm River.
Aboriginal Traditional Owners
Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, the Bidawal, Gunaikurnai and Nindi-Ngudjam Ngarigu Monero identify the Cape Conran Coastal Park as their Traditional Country.
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- Electric/Gas BBQ
- Picnic Shelter
- Toilet and Shower Block
- Gravel carpark