Dinosaur Cove

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Beaches in Great Ocean Road

Dinosaur Cove is a beach in Australia that is located in a place known as Great Ocean Road, which is found in the region of VIC, Australia.

Dinosaur Cove Review

Dinosaur Cove gets a ranking of 73 out of a possible 100.

Dinosaur Cove is a very good option as an Australian beach when looking for in the area of VIC.

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Dinosaur Cove


The official name of this beach is Dinosaur Cove.

It is located in the area of Great Ocean Road, and has some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, in the region of VIC.

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Is Dinosaur Cove a top ranked beach in Australia?

So, when it comes to comparing Dinosaur Cove with the rest, is it in the Top 10 beaches in Australia? Is it in the Top 20 beaches in Australia? Well, the best way to find out is to check our Current Australia Best Beach Rankings and see if Dinosaur Cove makes the list of most beautiful beaches in Australia!

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Holiday in Dinosaur Cove

Great Ocean Road is a place in VIC that is very enjoyable to visit and provides a great environment for a holiday.

There have been no negative reports recieved from Locals, Tourists, Fishermen, Surfers, Swimmers or Campers at Dinosaur Cove.

Camping in Dinosaur Cove

If you intend on camping in Dinosaur Cove it is best to see if a booking is required beforehand. When permitted, choosing to go free camping in Dinosaur Cove is acceptable, but it is important you follow the local rules of Great Ocean Road.

Generally coastal areas in Australia like Dinosaur Cove have a myriad of options for caravans, caravan parks, tents and campgrounds.

Fishing in Dinosaur Cove

Many areas through Australia and particularly in Great Ocean Road require a fishing licence to legally go fishing. If you want to go fishing in Dinosaur Cove it is recommended that you obtain the adequate recreational fishing licence.

Swimming in Dinosaur Cove

Througout Australia and in places such as Great Ocean Road, swimming in the ocean and waterways can be extremly dangerous. When swimming in Dinosaur Cove, please be mindful of rip currents, ocean conditions, big swells, drops offs, rocks and marine stingers and predators.

Always swim between the flags in Dinosaur Cove where available. Never swim alone!

It is highly recommended you visit Beach Safe Australia before visiting Dinosaur Cove to ensure you are prepared for the weather and tidal conditions.

Accomodation in Dinosaur Cove

Like many areas throughout Australia, beaches in areas like Great Ocean Road can be quite remote. This means there may be limited accomadation options. If it does exist, accomodation deals in Dinosaur Cove can be found online.

Marine and Wildlife in Dinosaur Cove

Please note - many Australian speicies are protected, and VIC is no exception. Do not feed local wildlife and please be aware you are visiting their natural habitat around Great Ocean Road.

Some common types of marine or wildlife you may find at Dinosaur Cove may include:

Marine life in Dinosaur Cove: Sharks, Whales, Stingrays, Manta Rays, Turtles, Seals, Dolphins, Starfish, Jellyfish, Blue Bottles, Crabs.

Wildlife life in Dinosaur Cove: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Kookaburras, Seagulls, Snakes, Lizards, Cockatoos, Possums.

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Surfing in Dinosaur Cove

Experienced surfers will find VIC conditions vary from day to day. It is advised to always wear a wetsuit and never surf in Dinosaur Cove alone.

Boating in Dinosaur Cove

Please enquire directly with Dinosaur Cove or the office of Great Ocean Road to obtain the rules around the prospect of boating in Dinosaur Cove.

Other notes:

There is no information available that confirms whether Dinosaur Cove is one of the limited nude beaches in Australia. As a general rule, unless there is clear signage, you cannot assume a beach in VIC is one of the few permitted topless beaches in Australia.

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