Fishing Holidays


Nelson and its neighbouring areas have much to offer whether you are a hobby fisherman or a serious follower of the fishing competitions.

  • Fish from beach, boat or jetty
  • Target bream, mulloway, estuary perch, Australian salmon, mullet and more
  • Popular venue for fishing competitions
  • Obtain rock lobster in season at nearby Port MacDonnell
  • Fish for tuna and kingfish at Portland
  • Something for everyone including the kids


Remember: you will need a current Victorian fishing licence, available from the General Store or Roadhouse in Nelson.

Arnold’s Place is a great base for your fishing holiday.

  • Boat friendly – easy parking for one or two boats
  • Fish cleaning sink and bait fridge provided
  • 300 metres to Simson’s Landing launching ramp for access to the lower reaches and estuary of the Glenelg River
  • A short drive to Sapling Creek and Pritchard’s ramps for access to upstream fishing
  • Two minutes from Nelson Boat and Canoe Hire, General Store for bait and fishing supplies, Nelson Roadhouse for fuel and the Nelson Pub to claim bragging rights