Whether suffused with sunshine, bathed in
moonlight or rumbling as the mighty rollers break
under a thunderous sky, Johanna Beach is one of the
most wild and beautiful stretches of coastline easily
accessible to the public.
Johanna is very easily accessible to the public. Separated
from the Great Ocean Road by the bucolic dairy farms
of the south west, Johanna is reached by either the
Red or Blue Johanna Roads.
With only farm houses and holiday cottages dotting
the countryside, and a small onshore campground, the
isolation of the beach has preserved the flawless
golden sands that reach to towering cliffs and distant
Known by surfers as one of the prime board riding
sites in Australia, the famous Bells Beach Surf Classic
has been moved to Johanna at times, depending on prevailing
winds and ocean currents.
Usually, however, the quiet and seclusion of Johanna
Beach provide a chance to experience the elemental
forces of nature as your footprints break the pristine