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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

Enjoy the great aussie outdoors in Port...

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Local Walks Around Port Fairy

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

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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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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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Culture, Art and Music in Port Fairy

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Koroit

Where a hearty welcome and a genuine Irish community awaits you. Unique and character filled Koroit is one of Australia`s most...

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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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History and Heritage of Port Fairy

I am a trip back in time on a brand new day. Where maritime mystery ripples through the sea and the river and into the streets....

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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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Tower Hill State Game Reserve

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

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Mortlake

Sitting at the bottom of one of Victoria’s most recently active volcanoes, Mortlake is the centre of the rich agricultural and...

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Griffiths Island

A natural oasis almost in the heart of the town, Griffiths Island supports a number of native animals including a small mob of...

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Port Fairy Museum and Archives centre

Fossick through photos, relics and time-worn...

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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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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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Killarney Beach

Killarney

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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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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...

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Koroit Botanic Gardens

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Golf Courses Around Port Fairy

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Ralph Illidge Sanctuary

The Ralph Illidge Sanctuary is a peaceful, relaxed and scenic reserve which is a safe haven for a variety of animals, flora and...

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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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National Parks in Port Fairy

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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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The Crags and Deen Maar (Lady Julia Percy) Island

A short drive west of Port Fairy is the Crags, a wild and scenic section of the coastline with calcified tree roots, jagged...

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Worthy of exploration: Battery Hill Virtual Tour

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

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Worthy of exploration: The township of Port Fairy Virtual Tour

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

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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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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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Worthy of exploration: Wharf and Port on the Moyne River Virtual Tour

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

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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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