The pretty village of Narrawong is on the northern shore of Portland Bay and sits alongside the mouth of the Surry River. The foreshore is a popular spot for lazy Summer holidays, with angling for bream & salmon in the river and mulloway & snapper can be caught in the surf. The local boat ramp at the camping ground is a popular launching spot and the Narrawong beach is patrolled over the height of summer at various times.

Mt Clay State Forest overlooking Narrawong, Sawpit reserve is a popular spot for free camping and a short walk to Whalers Point Lookout will reward you with sweeping views of Portland Bay. Also there is a track for the keen Mountain bikers of all levels of experience making the most of the many trails that squeeze their way through the dense foliage here.For the keen bushwalker you might happen to see native orchids, bush birds or native animals.

Narrawong’s Esplanade is a popular walking path and suitable for all fitness levels. Narrawong’s historic cemetery is home to the grave of William Dutton, Portland’s first European settler.


Make sure you take your time to enjoy the rest of your stay in the Great Ocean Road region. The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s premier touring destinations, with many diverse experiences and attractions. To get the most out of your stay, call into our local accredited Visitor Information Centre’s to talk to a local and find out all about travelling along the Great Ocean Road.