Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Fletcher Jones Market

The Fletcher Jones Market is located within the Old Fletcher Jones Clothing Factory and is conveniently located on the main highway coming into Warrnambool from the Eastern approach. Park in Flaxman Street  and access the Market with a stroll through the Heritage Listed Gardens. There is ample parking for Buses at the rear of the building in Lava Street with easy access to the Market. A great stopping point for visitors and bus groups. Fletcher Jones has for your selection collectables antiques, memorabilla, recycled, retro, fine china, clothing art, glass, jewellery, old & interesting books, records, gift ware. Public Toilets within the market.

Market opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 10am — 5pm
Address: Fletcher Jones Gardens Princes Highway, Warrnambool

The Warrnambool Art Gallery

Established in 1886, the Warrnambool Art Gallery offers a diverse collection of artworks, from elegant European salon paintings to the Avant-garde modernism of the Angry Penguins.

Artworks range from the romanticised colonial landscapes of Eugene Von Guerard and Louis Buvelot, to contemporary Australian printmaking by Juan Davila, Barbara Hanrahan and Ray Arnold.

Address: 26 Liebig St
Phone: 03 5559 4949

Shipwrecked Sound and Laser Show

Shipwrecked! is a $5million sound and laser show that takes you on a journey through a raging ocean, flanked by an unforgiving coastline… A Melbourne-bound clipper with a priceless statue on board… The 18 year old daughter of an Irish doctor… A poor but keen young crewman, discovering an exciting life on the high seas.

Embark on the journey that resulted in one of Australia’s most infamous maritime disasters when you experience SHIPWRECKED!, an enthralling journey of discovery, tragedy, illusion and intrigue.

SHIPWRECKED! is a state of the art sound and laser show.

Lighthouse Theatre Warrnambool

The Lighthouse Theatre is south-west Victoria’s premier cultural and entertainment centre. It is a beacon for drama, music, dance and comedy and attracts performers of national and international renown.

Take in a show during your time stay, with a calendar of events that is ever changing, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

Meet koalas, emus, kangaroos and many species of waterbirds roaming freely in Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, which sits inside an extinct volcano formed some 30,000 years ago.

Declared Victoria’s first National Park in 1892, Tower Hill is the ideal place for visitors to experience the Australian bush, enjoy magnificent scenery and landscapes while getting up close and personal with some of Australia’s most iconic native birds and animals including emus, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas and seasonal reptiles.

We specialise in school programs, twilight bush & nature walks and  Personlised Bush & Nature Walks available.

The Reserve and its plethora of wildlife provides visitors with the rare opportunity to witness animals at close range in their natural habitat. This, combined with guided tours to learn about Aboriginal history and cultural heritage provides a unique eco-tourism experience.

Worn Gundidj guided tours are available everyday at 11am and 1pm. Attractions on offer include walking tracks, picnic facilities and lookouts.

Retail Therapy

With four distinct shopping precincts in Warrnambool, retail therapy will definitely be on your holiday ‘to do’ list.

Approximately 2km north of the CBD on the Hopkins highway is the Centro/Northpoint Shoping Precinct, featuring a leading supermarket and a number of speciality stores.

At the eastern entrance to the city on Raglan Parade is Gateway Plaza – wander around the many speciality shops, major retailers and a leading supermarket.

Close by are the Homemaker Centre and Eastern Shopping Precinct.

in addition, the recently opened Dennington Shopping centre to the west of the city offers a leading supermarket, cafe, discount chemist and major discount liquor outlet etc.

Most shops have extended trading hours during the summer months.

Pamper Yourself

Kick back, escape your daily routine, ease into holiday mode.With the wonderfully heated geothermal springs available and qualified beauticians often graduating from the highly awarded local training academy. Many businesses have a  large variety of therapies and treatments. Spoil yourself and book today.  Let your stresses fall away.

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