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Nature & Wildlife

Port Fairy is the place to take a dip in the bay or hang five on the local breaks, build castles of sand and explore the rock pools spying on urchins and...

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Outdoor Activities

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Coastal Trails in Port Fairy

The notion of the romantic walk along the beach has been taken to the extreme around Port Fairy, with several trails taking in...

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Culture and Art in Port Fairy

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Dog Friendly Beaches & Parks in Port Fairy

Whether an inter-state traveler or a South West Victorian local, there are some very good reasons to get out and explore our...

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Golf Courses Around Port Fairy

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Fishing in Port Fairy

The saltwater angler is well catered for in Port Fairy with river fishing (Moyne), surf fishing (East beach) and boating (Port...

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Macarthur

Uncover a hidden gem. Settled on the banks of the Eumeralla River, Macarthur is the gateway to the spectacular Budj Bim...

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Peterborough

Situated in the heart of the Great Ocean Road’s iconic attractions Peterborough is a great family friendly destination with a...

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Childers Cove

Around 20 kms from Warrnambool, at the western end of the 12 Apostles coastline. A beautiful small beach with a bluff crossing...

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Hopkins Falls

The Hopkins River meanders through the Moyne Shire until it reaches Wangoom where it plunges down a rocky escarpment before...

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Local Walks Around Port Fairy

Take a walk around one of Victoria’s most beautiful coastal...

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Port Fairy's Botanic Gardens

Established in 1859, Port Fairy’s Botanic Gardens were once described as “the handsomest of any provincial town”....

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History and Heritage of Port Fairy

Old-World Charm and Nature at your feet. Walking or cycling is the best way to explore our superbly preserved 19th century...

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Port Fairy Festivals and Events

Plan your stay in Port Fairy around its events. From the annual Port Fairy Folk Festival, a toe tapping, thigh slapping march...

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Watching the Mutton Birds in Port Fairy

The bird we commonly call the mutton-bird is the short tailed shearwater...

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Beaches of Port Fairy

Nothing says Aussie summer like a holiday to the beach. Add a spot of beach cricket or frisbie and you just might enter...

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Tower Hill State Game Reserve

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve sits inside an extinct volcano formed some 30,000 years...

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History Walk: Wharf And Port On The Moyne River

Come along with our Port Fairy Information Centre (VIC) Tour Guide and enjoy one of the many picturesque walks around historic...

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The Crags

A short drive west of Port Fairy you will find The Crags....

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Bay of Islands Coastal Park

This coastal park has outstanding ocean views and geological features. Sheer cliffs and rock stacks dominate the bays, and...

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Killarney

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Kanawinka Geotrail

Kanawinka  Geotrail, a region of amazing geological diversity stretching from Colac (on the Princes Highway 200 kilometres from...

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Yambuk

There have been several suggestions as to the meaning of the...

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Koroit Botanic Gardens

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Lady Julia Percy Island (Deen Maar)

This island is home to the largest colony of fur seals in the Southern Hemisphere and several bird...

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Get your next retail fix in Port Fairy

Leave the chain stores and glitzy malls behind for a quintessential village shopping experience. Local stores are trading online, offering local...

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Tower Hill: A geological, wildlife and cultural wonder

It is hard to drive past Tower Hill Reserve on the highway from Warrnambool to Port Fairy and not be...

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Family Friendly Guide to Port Fairy

A seaside trip during the school holidays is just what the doctor ordered right? Hopefully… but that depends a little on the kids. A holiday...

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Meet the Locals: Boat Builder, Roger Haldane

Roger Haldane is an adventurer and pioneer. He spent his childhood along the river Moyne before setting sail with his family to found the tuna...

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Meet the Locals: Sisters, Zoe and Jazmin

Zoe and Jazmin Royal are Yambuk locals, based near their family farm just a few minutes west of Port Fairy. The sisters love that there’s so much...

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Meet the Locals: Writer, Jock Serong

Jock Serong is a writer and teacher of law who lives in Port Fairy with his wife and four children. He is inspired by the ever-changing nature of the...

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Meet the Locals: Singer-Songwriter, Oriel Glennen

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Experience Village Life in Port Fairy

Discover the secrets of Port Fairy, hear from the locals on the top things to see and do and what makes this region...

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Beaches Trail

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10 Family Friendly Things To Do In And Around Port Fairy

While the Port Fairy region is most definitely family friendly, it attracts travellers of all ages, and has a natural and laid-back vibe that’s...

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Top 5 Things to do With Your Family in Port Fairy

There’s plenty to do in Port Fairy that the whole family will...

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8 Reasons To Wake Up To Port Fairy & Surrounds

So you’ve landed in the charming seaside village of Port Fairy the perfect place to base yourself and explore. Port Fairy and surrounds has many...

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