Weekend Getaway With Kids

Weekend Getaway With Kids

Warrnambool is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway with kids. There are plenty of activities the whole family will enjoy and great family-friendly accommodation & places to eat.

If you’re planning a weekend away with kids, below is some information we’ve put together to help make your visit a fun and memorable one.

Things To Do On A Weekend Away With The Kids

With over 20 beach areas to choose from, a day at the beach is definitely on the cards for your weekend trips with the kids. There are safe swimming areas, rock pools & caves to explore, snorkelling spots and even a penguin colony at Middle Island that the kids will be super excited to see. If you’re planning a weekend away with kids during the winter months, Logans Beach is one of the best spots for whale watching — how much will the kids love that!?

Other fun things to see and do on your weekend away with kids in Warrnambool include:

  • Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum and Village
  • Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
  • Mini Golf By The Sea
  • Picnic (check out our top 9 picnic spots)
  • Day trips to Great Ocean Road highlights (12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, The Grotto)
  • Locally made ice cream (yes!)
  • A bike ride on one of the many trails
  • Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

Best Accommodation For Weekend Trips With Kids

You have a great choice of family-friendly accommodation options for your weekend away with kids. Along with hotels, motels and resorts (with kid-friendly facilities) you also have self-contained cottages, apartments & holiday houses.

The local caravan, camping & holiday parks all have family-friendly facilities too and you can also bring your pets along.

Places To Eat On Your Weekend Away With The Kids

Warrnambool is home to some fantastic cafes that serve up great coffee and food. There are also plenty of takeaway options like pizza, fish & chips & kebabs and you have a great choice of restaurants with international cuisine, seafood & menus that showcase the local produce. If you’re staying in self-contained accommodation for your weekend trip with the kids, there are also supermarkets in town for stocking up on supplies.

Contact The Visitor Information Centre About Weekend Trips With Kids

The local experts at the Warrnambool Visitor Information Centre will be able to provide information and advice about a weekend away with kids in Warrnambool.

Accommodation Nearby

Things To Do Nearby

Places To Eat & Drink

Flying Horse Bar and Brewery


Cattleya Thai


Cafe Lava


Pavilion Cafe & Bar


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