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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Venus Bay, Australia your home away from home

Venus Bay is a small coastal community of around 500 residents but it attracts thousands of holiday makers during the summer months.

Things to Do in Venus Bay, Victoria

Venus Bay township is on a narrow peninsula of land with Anderson's Inlet on one side and the ocean on the other. It has a small shopping centre of essential stores offering groceries, take-away food, fishing and surfing equipment. Its main appeal is its five surfing beaches with the only patrolled beach being #1 beach, home of the Venus Bay Lifesaving Club. Surfing is the most popular sport on the beach along with swimming, sunbathing, walking, snorkeling and fishing. The large seawater lagoon of Anderson Inlet is ideal for boating and fishing.

Places to Visit Around Venus Bay, Victoria

Visitors should take a trip down to the Second Estate of Venus Bay, near beaches 4 and 5. There is an elevated viewing platform with great views across Anderson's Inlet. It is also a good place to spot the local kangaroos that live on these quieter eastern shores. Point Smythe Reservation and the Doyle's Road Reserve along the foreshore have many bushwalking trails leading to quiet coves. Wilson's Promontory National Park is about an hour's drive from Venus Bay holiday rentals and is one of the most popular natural attractions to visit. The city of Melbourne offers a contrasting day out with its many shops, museums, an aquarium and the Old Gaol.

Weather in Venus Bay, Victoria

Venus Bay holiday rentals enjoy a pleasant oceanic climate with hot summers and mild winters. However, the area has a particularly changeable climate during spring and summer when it can be sunny one minute and raining or hailstones the next. January is the hottest month, averaging 26°C (79°F) and July is the coldest with daytime highs around 14°C (57°F). The rainy season in Venus Bay is from May to September but the area has showers at any time of year.

Travel to Venus Bay, Victoria

Venus Bay holiday rentals are served by Melbourne (MEL) Airport which has both domestic and international flights. It is about 23km from the centre of the city and there is a bus transfer with Skybus Super Shuttle. The main airlines using Melbourne Airport are Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Virgin and Jetstar Airways making it very easy to book longhaul flights. It is also the hub for the domestic Tiger Airways for visitors wanting to make connecting flights from other parts of Australia. Venus Bay rentals can easily be reached by car along the Bass Highway, a journey of about 200km taking 2½ hours.

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                                                                                                      Venus Bay Holiday Homes & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Amazing home and great for families

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                                                                                                      We absolutely loved Dune Haven. It had everything and more you would need for a fabulous holiday. So close to the beach, cozy fireplace and great kitchen and BBQ to top it off. My 2.5 year old had the best time and he is still talking about Wally the wombat that visited the first night.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful views and peaceful retreat

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                                                                                                      Dacha Kincora is one of those gem houses that you're reluctant to review, in case it gets booked out when you want it! We love this place. The back faces the trees and the reserve. You may see walkers come past, but mainly you get to gaze out the lounge, dining and kitchen windows to the birds, trees and sky. There's a deck and a love seat, but as we've been in winter that hasn't been utilised much! We were initially worried about heat, but the free standing wood-fired heater keeps the living areas toasty, and warms the bedrooms pretty well too. The bed in the master room also has electric blankets to turn on just before bed(and I think in the other room as well). The kitchen has everything you need in terms of utensils, crockery and pans. Whether cooking on the gas oven/stovetop or doing the dishes you can look out at the view. The lounge is also great for reading or watching some of your fave series on netflix. If you're visiting Venus Bay for the first time be sure to check out the Community Centre - a great place for a chat and an op shop. They also have free bicycles for loan. There's also great walking and fishing, and of course the beach!
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017