Suburb Profile


Wonthaggi is a vibrant growing country town situated 150kms from Melbournes CBD. Located in the picturesque Bass Coast Shire of South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. In close proximity to some of Victorias finest beaches including Cape Paterson, Inverloch and Kilcunda. Known initially as one of Australias largest coal mining towns it has now flourished into a strong community based metropolis of South Gippsland. Recognised as as the shopping hub of South Gippsland with an abundance of locally owned shops including 4 major supermarkets.There is also the added bonus of state of the art hospital and medical centres and a choice of primary schools, secondary schools plus a hug variety of sporting facilities. The town offers a friendly and safe environment priding itself on local spirit and a caring family atmosphere. A fanstastic place to live for all age groups and Wonthaggi provides the very best of everything for all local residents and visitors alike.

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Venus Bay

PBE Real Estate in Venus Bay covers the coastal resorts of Tarwin Lower, Walkerville, Cape Liptrap and Waratah Bay. Venus Bay is a tranquil holiday area just 2 hours drive from Melbourne on the coast, situated between the pristine surf beaches and the idyllic Andersons Inlet. The beautiful and easily accessible beaches are great for surfing, swimming and fishing. Andersons Inlet is ideal for safe boating, fishing and water sports. The Tarwin River meanders through Tarwin Lower into Andersons Inlet and offers great fishing, boating and kayaking along with a casual coastal charm. The area has many natural attractions, including the Liptrap Coastal Park, Point Smythe bushland, the historic Lime Kilns at Walkerville, safe beaches at Walkerville South and Waratah Bay, many leisurely walks and is just under an hour from Wilsons Promontory.

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Cape Paterson

If you're looking for value, then you can't look past Cape Paterson as one of Australia's best value beach towns and only 1.5 hrs drive form Melbourne.   What makes Cape Paterson so great is that it has the vibe of a seaside town with the beaches, rock pools, coastal walks and general store and a tavern to enjoy a summer ale, while the house costs are not going to price you out of the market. Families love Cape for the option of safe beaches. Younger nippers and surf lifesavers have a choice of two surf lifesaving clubs; Wonthaggi SLSC located on Bay Beach and Cape Paterson SLSC is located on Surf Beach One. 15 minutes from Inverloch, guests can enjoy day trips along the glorious Bunurong Drive as one of Victoria's most impressive coastal driving experiences. Wonthaggi for shopping, hospital and recreational facilities is under a 10 minute drive. Cape Paterson is also the home to Australia's most sustainable housing community. The vision is a world fir...

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