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Western Port Bay

Western Port is a rich wonderland of diverse ecosystems and home to species found nowhere else in the world.

Western Port is a rich wonderland of diverse ecosystems and home to species found nowhere else in the world. Because of its outstanding natural values, in 2002 the United Nations proclaimed the Western Port region a UNESCO biosphere reserve. It is also listed under the Ramsar Convention as a wetland of international significance.

Download the Why is Western Port special fact sheet for more information.

Things to do in Western Port

There are plenty of activities for the whole family at Western Port:

  • water activities, including boating, fishing and swimming
  • marine national parks
  • aboriginal history and landmarks
  • historic villages and town

Find out more about what you can do during your visit to Western Port bay.

Wetlands

Find out about Western Port's long and interesting history. From its original inhabitants, the Bunurong (Boonerwrung) people, to white settlement to today.

Pied Oystercatcher. Copyright Annette Hatten

There is so much to do and see at Western Port. Whether it's discovering the history, activities in the water or discovering more about the unique environment at the bay.

Pelican in Western Port

Western Port is a unique area that has many outstanding natural features. Find out what we're doing to protect these areas for future generations, and how you can help.

Western Port Bay
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