Wye River (Victoria)

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Wye River
Wye river.jpg
The estuary of the Wye
Basin countries Victoria, Australia

The Wye River is a river in southwestern Victoria, Australia. It arises in the Otway Ranges and enters Bass Strait to the east of Cape Otway through the township of the same name.

The river was named by surveyor George Smythe after one of the rivers of the same name in England.[1]


  1. ^ Bird, Eric (12 October 2006). "Place Names on the Coast of Victoria" (PDF). The Australian National Placename Survey (ANPS). Archived from the original on 2011-02-09. 

Coordinates: 38°38′00″S 143°50′29″E / 38.63333°S 143.84139°E / -38.63333; 143.84139