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.