ⓘ Aireys Inlet
Aireys Inlet is a small coastal inlet and town located on the Great Ocean Road, southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Aireys Inlet is located between Anglesea and Lorne, and joined with Fairhaven to the west.
Many surfers holiday in aireys inlet are popular beach Fairhaven. As the slope of the beach can change dramatically between years, the surf is considered to be unpredictable. Swimmers should take note, there is a strong rip current.
Painkalac Creek, which separates aireys inlet from Fairhaven, forms a salt lake or inlet behind the sand dunes before it crosses the ocean. Due to the low water level at the inlet it is not often that the inlet breaks.
There is also a horseshoe-shaped reef at step beach which forms an excellent place for swimming during low tide. The cities main attraction, the lighthouse Split point overlooking the entrance. Lighthouse made aireys inlet an icon along the great Ocean road.