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Stunning, Stunning, Stunning

The back beach is a must on a trip down to sorrento, whether it’s to soak up the beautiful views, a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Pretty ocean beach

Beach has a kiosk and very good views of the ocean and local surf , good for walks and swimming in... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
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“ocean beach”(6 reviews)
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Ocean Beach Road, Sorrento, Victoria, Australia
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Sorrento Back Beach is only a few minutes’ drive south from Sorrento itself. There are great views over Bass Strait from the top carpark which is located near the All Smiles Café. Nearby, there are a couple of walking tracks to explore, or just walk...More

5  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I took a girlfriend from uni down there just for a look, the views of the ocean and coastline are great but the up close view of a so called national park is a bit sad. The dominant vegetation is a weed called polygala and...More

2  Thank Mick F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The back beach is a must on a trip down to sorrento, whether it’s to soak up the beautiful views, a hike around the national park or a relaxing lie down on the beach. It is incredible. But be prepared for a bit of wind!

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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Beach has a kiosk and very good views of the ocean and local surf , good for walks and swimming in summer

Thank peterhay2018
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This beach is a 3 minute drive from Sorrento shops and 6 minutes from the car and passenger ferry that links Queenscliffe. There are designated walking trails, or just stroll along the beach, being mindful of high tide. Limited swimming between the flags. At low...More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

So if you are looking for this amazing sun set view, just be there on the time of sunset. Even if you go on other times, there is an amazing view of ocean and surrounding!!

Thank Lozeek H
Reviewed 5 July 2018

I liked that Sorrento Back Beach. First I was admiring the ocean. There were lots of rocks and the waves hit them quite hard. Interestingly enough, there were several rock plates. It made it possible to have small waterfalls on the ocean. The beach was...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The beach is just beautiful with rocks and cliffs. The backwater pool is such a hit with kids..who love to dive..the sand is so grainy and different from beaches at the great ocean road. Must visit...

Thank shveta b
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Great for swimming, snorkelling in rock pools, bodysurfing the beach breaks or surfing "out the back". Lots of walking and rock climbing. A great place to spend a day and beautiful scenery

Thank Freddy L
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Such a long and open stunning beach. Plenty of space for everyone, beautiful views and a lookout at the top. There is also the all smiles cafe nearby for coffee, free parking and safe bathing if you want to go swimming. i don't think it...More

Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Great location for a walk on a beautiful beach in the middle of winter, plenty of parking and amenities

Thank Debbi W
Reviewed 8 May 2018

A local took us to this amazing beach. It was out of season and early evening so it wasn't patrolled. But it was wild, exhilerating and a naturalist's dream. The ruggedness of this coast cannot be exaggerated. Many ships have foundered on these rocks with...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
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Adarsh C
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Response from JDFC13 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so - never seen any.
Theodora P
26 January 2018|
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Response from B5724TIcindym | Reviewed this property |
All smiles is But after 3 it’s for weddings and not open Mindays
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No it is not.