Estuary name Wild Dog Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA

Wild Dog Creek has a long sand bar that runs parallel to the sea which is home to Hooded Plover. Wild Dog enters the sea by cutting through the bar.

Estuary Values
  • a significant fish species found on Wild Dog Creek estuary is teh Australian Grayling.
  • Riparian Forest Ecological Vegetation Class
  • Wet Forest Ecological Vegetation Class
  • Cool Temperate Rainforest Ecological Vegetation Class
Estuary Threats
  • disturbance of acid sulfate soils
  • degraded large trees
  • livestock access
Data Site observations
Status Active
Monitor group Wild Dog Creek EstuaryWatchers
Document Wild Dog Creek Estuary Fact Sheet



Site details Options

WGB Wild Dog Creek Gauge Board Site

Active Gauge Board
On Great Ocean Road at bridge

WMC Wild Dog Observation Site

Inactive Mouth Condition 13-02-2008 - 17-03-2023

On Great Ocean Road. 400m East of bridge at Wild Dog Creek.

16/9/22 Review - the risk of traffic on the bridge makes this an unsafe site to monitor from.

Observations 88

Wp1 Wild Dog P1- Mouth

Active Photopoint 01-09-2010 - 27-03-2023
Car park adjacent to Great Ocean Road and bridge.
Photos 158

Wp2 Wild Dog P2 - Great Ocean Road Bridge

Active Photopoint 13-11-2011 - 19-12-2022
On the eastern side of the Great Ocean Road bridge (ocean side).
Photos 42

Wp3 Wild Dog P3- Pirates

Active Photopoint 16-09-2013 - 27-03-2023
On Great Ocean Road. 400m East of bridge at Wild Dog Creek.
Photos 66

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