Take some time out and explore the quiet fishing hamlet of Rhyll. Enjoy a wander through the pristine natural landscapes surrounding the village, discover abundant wildlife, and dine out on local seafood, fresh out of the water.
Experience a cafe with true local flavour at Wild Food Farm, where native plants are used in fresh and delicious meals. Sip award-winning cool climate wines at Purple Hen Winery and tuck into succulent seafood at local eateries, including the popular Foreshore Bar and Restaurant. Come sunset, watch the sky change colour from the bay windows of a local B&B.
Birdlife on show
Take a stroll through the mangroves of Rhyll Inlet and Conservation Hill, renowned for the number and diversity of local birdlife. See royal spoonbills, swans and straw-necked ibises, as well as the million-strong colony of migrating shearwaters (mutton birds) inbound from Alaska.
Hire a boat or charter a fishing expedition and reel in some of Western Port's bounty, including flathead, snapper and whiting. Boat owners can access the excellent all-tide boat ramp, while land lovers can barbeque on the foreshore to the sounds of water lapping on the sand.