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Nature & Wildlife

The Moyne Shire region offers so many different wildlife experiences – on land and in water in their natural habitat or ready made opportunities to get up close to the native...

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Outdoor Activities

Enjoy the tranquility of a beach walk, the restorative benefits of a surf or great hike, or the adrenalin rush of catching 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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Killarney

Nestled in a natural coastal environment just 2 km off the Princes Highway and just minutes from Port Fairy, Killarney is known...

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Killarney Beach

A beach for the ages and a hidden...

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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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Virtual History Tours

Take a trip back in time and explore a virtual historic tour of Port...

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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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Tower Hill State Game Reserve

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

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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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Battery Hill and Historic Lifeboat Station

Wander to Battery Hill to discover historic cannons and explore the history of 19th-century maritime rescue equipment at the...

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Port Fairy Jazz Festival Feb 2022 - come along!

Jazz Musicians from across South Eastern Australia are busting to share their talents in 100 plus bands performing at Port Fairy...

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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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Romantic getaway to Port Fairy

Port Fairy is quite possibly one of the most romantic sea side destinations on the Great Ocean...

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Budj Bim National Park

UNESCO World Heritage listed. Budj Bim National Park, previously known as Mount Eccles, is home to a tranquil crater lake,...

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Golf Courses Around Port Fairy

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Crofts Beach

Scenic and good for the soul, this windswept coastline offers unexpected treats likes sea swimming far from the madding...

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Lose yourself to the creativity of a community

As you venture deeper into Greatopia make sure Port Fairy is on your list to places to stop and stay a...

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Valentine's Day in Port Fairy

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the Port Fairy region has extensive activities, restaurants and picnic sites to celebrate and spoil your...

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4 Day Family Getaway in Port Fairy

Create fabulous family memories on this 4-day tour in a destination where whimsy, play and creativity come...

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A taste or feast - the Wharf has seafood for everyone

“I just want to find somewhere with good...

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The perfect place for a family holiday - any time of the year

The Great Ocean Road is one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world, it’s really a must do experience if you are visiting...

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Plump pizzas & high tea - You won't go hungry in Port Fairy

Port Fairy was our first stop in Victoria as part of our trip across the Great Ocean Road...

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What families can do in Port Fairy

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Port Fairy - it's all you need for a girls' weekend

Port Fairy is THE BEST location for a girls’...

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Our family break in Port Fairy

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Story Towns Audio Tour Podcast

‘The Country to Coast Trail’ Designed for travellers, this podcast tour connects with creative communities, absorbs local knowledge, uncovers...

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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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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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Family Friendly Things To Do In And Around Port Fairy

The Port Fairy region is most definitely family friendly, the areas has a natural and laid-back vibe that’s entirely conducive to a fun filled...

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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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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.