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Beaches of Warrnambool

Swim, surf, sun and some silliness. Warrnambool is surrounded by coastline offing a mix of protected swimming beaches, exposed...

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Shelly Beach Walk

Duration: 45 mins return – 900m – Thunder Point carpark to Shelly...

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Point Ritchie (Moyjil) Beach and River Walk

A scenic coastal walk featuring soft sandy beaches, swimming, fishing and historical points of...

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Conference & Event Planning in Warrnambool

Experience everything Warrnambool has to offer from dramatic beaches, historic buildings, a vibrant CBD and unique...

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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground

The Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground is paradise for kids with giant slides, flying foxes, a maze and boat rides. There are...

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Surfing in Warrnambool

Known for its ferocity, the Southern Ocean produces waves year round. Whilst many of the exposed breaks west of Cape Otway are...

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Whale Watching in Winter

When you think of winter holiday destinations, you don’t automatically think of the beach do you?  Well in Victoria, many...

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Biking in Warrnambool

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Worn Gundidj Visitor Centre

The outstanding visitor centre, designed by the celebrated architect Robin Boyd, features cultural displays and aboriginal...

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Tales of the Shipwreck Coast Sound and Light Show

Embark on the journey that resulted in one of Australia’s most infamous maritime disasters when  you experience Tales of...

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Botanical Gardens and Nature Based Play Space

Through the years the Warrnambool Gardens have remained an important part of the life of the...

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Hopkins Falls

Hopkins Falls are set in lush dairy country. They make an ideal picnic, fishing and walking spot, with gas BBQs and toilets...

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Warrnambool Fishing Guide

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A walking trail to discover the history and scenery of South Warrnambool

Stroll the streets and shores of South Warrnambool and you will walk in the footsteps of the earliest aboriginal inhabitants and...

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Arts & Culture

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Thunder Point Walk

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Experience the Healing Power of Warrnambool's Hot Springs

Did you know there are geothermal baths...

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Middle Island Penguins

Middle Island is located just off the Warrnambool foreshore and has a unique tale to...

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Foreshore Promenade Walk

Time: 3.5 hours return. Duration: 7.5 kilometres. Difficulty:...

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Markets in Warrnambool

Everyone loves a market!  Warrnambool host a number of excellent markets, including...

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The Beach for Sure

Swim, surf, sun and some silliness. Warrnambool is surrounded by coastline offing a mix of protected swimming beaches, exposed...

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Tower Hill Reserve

Tower Hill, just to the west of Warrnambool, is one of the most fascinating geological formations in Victoria. It has an...

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Warrnambool Short Walks

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Fishing in Warrnambool

Ahhh the tall tales that are shared after a fishing expedition from the ones that got away, to the reason that the ones that...

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A big family weekend in Warrnambool

Time to round up the kids and head to the seaside city of FUN for the whole family in Warrnambool. A friendly and relaxed city that offers wildlife...

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Our 24 hours of relaxation at Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs

Max and Faye Martin treated themselves to a night of luxury at the Deep Blue Hotel + Hot Springs after roughing it on the Great Ocean Road and had...

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Breakfast with a view

It’s not every day we see race horses training at a beach. But, if you have an early breakfast at The Pavilion...

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10 Outings with the kids in Warrnambool

Warrnambool is a fantastic family-friendly destination. with bucket loads of things to do, from exciting locations to explore to wildlife and...

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Flagstaff Hill: Pioneers, shipwrecks & a sunken peacock

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Museum has everything you need to know about the shipwreck history along Victoria’s south west...

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First time visiting Warrnambool? Here's your ultimate guide.

There’s lots to see, do and experience in Warrnambool, so we’ve hand-picked a few essential need-to-knows to settle you into your beach...

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Street Art Encounters in Warrnambool

At the core of it, the best thing about street art in Warrnambool is that it’s accessible to everyone. This is a place where anyone can access...

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Planning for a long weekend? What about Warrnambool?

The Great Ocean Road is one of the most iconic Australian landmarks. Visitors from all around the world are familiar with the rugged and heavily...

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10 Reasons to Visit Warrnambool This Winter

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Top 5 Day Trips From Warrnambool

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Where To Explore Near Warrnambool

Warrnambool is perfectly located for exploring the Great Ocean Road with plenty of great accommodation options, things to see & do locally and...

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Tom Ballard's Favourite Places in Warrnambool

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5 Reasons You Should Stay at 'The Cally'

When you’re visiting regional Victoria, staying at a modern pub like The Cally, can be loads of...

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Warrnambool: The Stuff Family Memories are Made Of

As a local kid that grew up in Warrnambool, I’ve now got kids of my own here, and it’s fair to say this place has so many magnificent things to...

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Visiting Warrnambool? Here's your ultimate guide

About three hours south west of Melbourne, Warrnambool is a holiday destination for everyone and anyone! From families and couples, to single...

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Stories of the Landscape - Tower Hill, near Warrnambool

Tower Hill  is an important natural landmark between Warrnambool and Port...

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Stories of the Landscape - Kanawinka Geotrail, South West Victoria

Australia may be referred to as a relatively young nation, but the well preserved ancient landscape provides many precious windows into the...

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Stories of the Landscape - Moyjil, Point Ritchie Warrnambool

Point Ritchie or in local Gunditjmara language, Moyjil, is a rocky headland at the mouth of the Hopkins River in Warrnambool,...

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, 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.