Venus Bay

Venus Bay, in the Wilsons Prom region of Victoria, is not only a bay but a township as well, and is one of those towns that could be classed as being in 2 different regions.

With a population of around 680 people, Venus Bay hugely increases in size over the summer school holiday period of the year with pet friendly accommodation venues very popular.

Venus Bay was named by explorer George Bass in 1801 after his trading ship 'Venus'.

Venus Bay is situated on a narrow peninsula of land 180 km south-east of Melbourne. On the eastern side of the Venus Bay peninsula is Anderson's Inlet, named after the settler Samuel Anderson.

Venus Bay has become a popular holiday place for people from Melbourne and other Victorian areas and is located between Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory.

Venus Bay is split into three 'estates'. The First Estate is home to the only shopping strip in Venus Bay, consisting of a general store, a number of other retail shops, a pet friendly caravan park and a pet friendly restaurant. Three of Venus Bay's five surf beaches are in the First Estate, with the Venus Bay Surf Livesaving Club located at the No. 1 Beach. The First Estate also has the Venus Bay Community Centre, which houses twilight markets during the holiday periods.

The Second Estate at Venus Bay has Nos. 4 and 5 beaches as well as the fishing jetty on Anderson's Inlet. The Third Venus Bay Estate is less populated as you head towards the tip of the Venus Bay peninsula and the entrance to Andersons Inlet.

Venus Bay is becoming more and more popular and you can enjoy your holidays with your pet in the pet friendly accommodation venues that Venus Bay offers, including pet friendly beach houses, pet friendly cottages, pet friendly holiday homes, pet friendly cabins, Venus Bay pet friendly bed and breakfasts, and pet friendly apartments.

Pet services and businesses other than the pet friendly accommodation options can also be found in Venus Bay and the Venus Bay surrounds and these include pet food outlets, pet breeders, dog grooming and washing businesses, pet minding and dog walking services, boarding kennels, catteries, vets, farriers, horse riding opportunities, saddleries and pet shops in nearby Leongatha, pet insurance agents, pet photography and artists studios, pet supplies and accessories, and pet friendly dining venues.

Venus Bay is a very attractive coastal town within very easy driving distance from Melbourne so why don't you spend some time at Venus Bay in one of the pet friendly accommodation places and experience the enjoyment and lifestyle for yourself. The Venus Bay locals will certainly welcome you with a wide smile.

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