Smiths Beach Phillip Island

Smiths Beach Village Trail

Located on the south side of the island, Smiths Beach is well known for its beautiful beaches and laid-back coastal vibe. The beach offers consistent, quality waves that are ideal for beginners to advanced surfers, bodyboarders, and rock pool ramblers. When the tummy is rumbling, check out Smiths Beach Food and Bar for a range of handmade pastries, wraps, toasties, coffee and more! While you are there, head next door and pick yourself up an iconic Island Surfboards sticker and t-shirt while browsing a great range of surf apparel, including surfboards!

  • Suggested Time: 4hrs
  • Village Drive
  • 01

    Wave of the Day

    Catch a wave or learn to surf with Island Surfboards at one of the best beaches for surfing on Phillip Island.

  • 02

    Beach Time

    Pack your beach games, a shade tent and towel and explore the underwater world of rock pools at low tide. Be sure to always swim between the flags and check ocean conditions before entering the water.

    • Smiths Beach
  • 03

    Coffee & Lunch Stop

    When the tummy is rumbling, stop by for coffee or lunch at Smiths Bar and Beach Food. Stocking a range of goodies, it’s the perfect place for a pit stop after a beach day, surf or rock pool ramble.

    • 219-221 Smiths Beach Rd
  • 04

    Island Sticker & T

    Iconic to Phillip Island's surfing scene, Island Surfboards has a great range of equipment, including new and used surfboards, accessories and more. Don't forget to purchase an Island sticker or t-shirt!

  • 05

    Walk to YCW

    Located to the right of Smiths Beach, YCW is another picturesque beach on the Island's southern coastline and is a short walk around the bay on low tide. A popular spot for surfing, beach walks and games.

    • YCW Beach Car Park, Smiths Beach