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Things To Do

Coalfields Caravan Park is an easy 90 minute drive from Melbourne located in the Bass Coast Shire. We are a great central base to stay so you can explore the many attractions our area has to offer.


Guide Park playground directly opposite our park

Wonthaggi Shopping Centre shops including:
– Big W
– Target
– Coles
– Priceline
– Best & Less
– EB Games
– Dan Murphy’s
– Woolworths

 5 minute walk


Wonthaggi State Coal Mine

The State Coal Mine offers a journey back in time to discover what life working in a coal mine was like in the 1900s. Venture underground through the dark network of tunnels to get hands-on at the coal face and learn how Victoria’s hard working men extracted the black gold.

– Free entry to above ground facilities
– Underground Tours (fee Applies)
– Visitor Centre
– Café & Shop
– Museum & Theatrette
– Heritage trail
– Historic buildings
– Sheltered BBQ area
– Wheelchair Access (above ground only)
– Disabled Facilities & Parking

The State Coal Mine is open 10am – 4.30pm daily.
Underground tours run daily at 11.30am and 2.00pm, additional tours run during holiday periods.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and ANZAC Day.

 10 minute drive


Bass Coast Rail Trail

The Bass Coast Rail Trail is a 23km trail for walking, cycling or horse riding which runs from Wonthaggi to Anderson. The trail runs through Wonthaggi and farmland and leads to the coast, passing some interesting historical sites along the way to Woolamai.

 10 minute walk (start of trail)



Many beaches that surround us at Inverloch, Kilcunda or Cape Paterson.

Cape Paterson Beach – (also called First Surf) is the bathing and surfing beach for the holiday town of Cape Paterson, which lies immediately behind the beach. The beach is in the lee of the dune covered Cape Paterson and its extensive sandstone rock reefs.

Inverloch – The town of Inverloch is located on the northern side of Anderson Inlet. A low energy, sandy shore runs along the front of the town, with the beach facing south-east into the mouth of the inlet, which is 1 km wide at its mouth opposite Point Norman.

Kilcunda – Kilcunda is a small town located where the Bass Highway first reaches the coast. It sits on cleared slopes, with views east along the Kilcunda to Powlett River beaches.

 10 minute drive

Phillip Island

Explore the many attractions Phillip Island has to offer including

The world famous Penguin Parade – experience the penguins returning to their homes at sunset

Churchill Island – Churchill Island Heritage Farm offers a range of daily farming activities and walks around the island close to internationally recognised wetlands.

Nobbies Centre – Overlooking Bass Strait, the Nobbies Centre is the home of the Antarctic Journey, along with spectacular clifftop boardwalks and views to the Nobbies and Seal Rocks.

Amaze N Things – A Maze’N Things is a magical world of illusions, magic, puzzles, mazes, mini golf and the sky trail adventure that provides hours of fun for the whole family.

Pelican Feeding – Daily pelican feeding on the foreshore in San Remo


 30 minute drive

Visit www.visitbasscoast.com.au for more information