Family Activities

At Port Fairy, kids of all ages are spoiled for choice with a patrolled beach, playgrounds, skate park and Australian native animals. The only question is will the kids have enough energy to do it all.

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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...


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...


Tower Hill State Game Reserve

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

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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”....


Watching the Mutton Birds in Port Fairy

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


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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Koroit Botanic Gardens


Local Walks Around Port Fairy

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


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...


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: 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...


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...


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...


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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