World Heritage Listing in our Backyard
A site in Victoria that’s older than the pyramids, the Acropolis and Stonehenge has been added to the world heritage list. The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape in south-west Victoria became the first in Australia to receive world heritage protection solely for its Aboriginal cultural importance.
Warrnambool: The stuff family memories are made of.
Here are some local hotspots that I’d like to share with you if you’re thinking of checking out ‘my backyard’, Warrnambool, this winter.
Winter Whale Trail
As the warmer months are windswept aside for the cool change and wild shores of winter, we’re taking the heat off the Great Ocean Road’s most trodden sites and following in the tail slaps of the whales.
8 Reasons why ‘Little Winter’ should be on your winter to-do-list
Little Winter, Flagstaff Hill's winter school holiday program, is big fun for the whole family. From July 1 to 12, the Warrnambool museum and village are alive with kids cooking and craft activities, chances to meet the Maremma guardian dogs who protect the little penguins at Middle Island, opportunities build something with Triton Woodworkers, or even travel back in time to experience an old-fashioned school room. Here are 8 reasons why Little Winter should be on you to-do-lists this Winter school holidays.
The Shipwreck Coast is a wild and beautiful stretch of coastline in southwest Victoria. It has a fascinating maritime history and it’s a great place to explore.
There are hundreds of shipwrecks along the Shipwreck Coast, although it’s estimated that less than a third of them have ever been discovered.
FLAGSTAFF HILL: PIONEERS, SHIPWRECKS AND A SUNKEN PEACOCK
I love the southern coast of Australia. A coastline of treacherous limestone cliffs and dangerous currents, wild and untamed. It is so different to the sandy beaches of Sydney… for us, a visit to the wild Great Ocean Road coast proves to be the perfect sea change.