Renee’s 48 Hours in Warrnambool with kids #likealocal


In winter Renee loves to spoil her younger cousins with epic winter adventures. Let her guide you on a trip that is sure to leave massive smiles on little faces!


DAY 1 

Breakfast at Fishtales

Spend the morning on a scenic drive to one or all of these breath-taking lookouts: Logans Beach for Whale Watching, to Point Richie, Pickering Point, Thunder Point or the Breakwater.

Spend a fun 2 – 3 hours at Flagstaff Hill to explore the Maritime Village, feed the ducks and have a picnic lunch on the hill overlooking Lady Bay or warm up in the Tea Rooms with a reasonably priced cooked lunch.

Dinner at the Warrnambool RSL, it’s recently renovated, good food and the most beautiful view in town!

Return to Flagstaff Hill at dusk to watch the epic sound and light show Tales of the Shipwreck Coast – kids love holding the lantern as you walk to the show!

Stay at Big 4 Hopkins River, with a huge water park, indoor heated pool, games room and close to the river to gorgeous walk, it’s a winner for the whole family!




Breakfast at Big 4 Hopkins River, during the holidays they have a coffee van, food truck and pancakes on site – yum!

Spend the morning fishing on the Hopkins River then stop by the Fletcher Jones Markets on the way to Port Fairy (20 minute drive)  

Have Fish and Chips at East Beach in Port Fairy

Watch the surfers at The Passage

On the drive back to Warrnambool stop at Killarney beach for a short walk, (it’s the best kept secret on the Great Ocean Road).

Have Dinner a Rafferty’s Tavern where adults can relax with a drink at the end of a big adventure while watching the TV monitor of the play area from the dining room, letting the kids run wild in the games room – there’s play stations, jumping castles and two levels of playgrounds.


Ps. If the weather is nice you have to take the kids to Lake Pertobe adventure playground!

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