Kayak launch spots Melbourne. You first get into kayak fishing and you’re filled with excitement. You have the gear and you are ready to go. Then comes the big question, where can I launch my kayak. With those questions come even more questions like. Is there adequate parking?. Can you launch there on low tide? Will I be able to park a trailer there?. Is the parking free or paid metered?. Just how safe is this location to keep your car or trailer unattended?. Can I wheel the yak by myself to the water and most importantly what fish species can I target there. Well, we have you covered with our detailed kayak launching location guide around Melbourne and Victoria. This article is quite new however in time we aim to have a very comprehensive guide to share with you. Please don’t hesitate to email us directly if you would like a good kayak launching location added to this article.
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Launching a kayak at Campbells Cove
Campbell’s Cove is a great spot to launch a kayak. Its located towards Werribee and Wyndham Harbour at the end of Campbells cove road. This is a long narrow unsealed dirt road that drives directly past the huts along the beach. At the end is a small unsealed carpark which can handle about 30 cars. Parking is free and there is plenty of room to park your trailer. This car park does have some strange things happening in the early morning so do take care if you are on your own and make sure your car and trailer are locked. Access to the water is very easy through a timber pathway that leads yo directly to the beach. At the end of the timber pathway is a small drop which can be quite awkward to lower and raise your kayak on especially when you are on your own.
Launching at low tide can be quite tricky and you will need to drag your kayak out a fairway. During the rising tide, the entrance can be full of seaweed which is a little unpleasant on bare feet. However, the fishing here is very good. Flathead, pinkie, snapper, snook, gummy sharks and squid are common catches without needing to venture too far out.
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