What To Do In Warrnambool

What To Do In Warrnambool

What Is There To Do In Warrnambool?

Want to find out what to do in Warrnambool? Below is information on Warrnambool and what to do during your visit to this stunning seaside destination.

Whether you’re in Warrnambool for a family holiday or getting away to relax and rejuvenate there is something for everyone.

For those who want to know what is there to do in Warrnambool, here are our top five picks:

Head to the beach!

There are over 20 beach areas for you to choose from with protected swimming beaches, surf breaks, rock pools & caves to explore, spots for snorkelling & diving, yachting & windsurfing, whale spotting (between late May and early October) even a beach inhabited by the local penguin colony! Grab some fish & chips or ice cream as a treat and enjoy the sun, sand and surf Warrnambool is known for.

Local attractions

Warrnambool has a fantastic range of local attractions to keep you entertained.

Do a round of mini-golf, take a picnic to the pop-up cinema (or to one of the many idyllic picnic spots), explore the heritage & history of the area, stroll through the markets, enjoy a horse ride on the beach, take the kids to Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, soak in hot pools or visit the local wildlife reserve. So many options!

Cycle or walk one of the many trails

Enjoy spectacular views of the ocean and local scenery as you take one of the many walks in the area. Thunderpoint reserve is a fantastic choice for enjoying ocean views as is the Warrnambool to Port Fairy Rail Trail which is also ideal for cycling. You can also explore the vast volcanic landscape and Australia’s largest explosion crater at Tower hill.


Warrnambool offers a range of vibrant and fun events throughout the year including school holiday programs. Check out the events calendar to see what events are on.

Road trips

Warrnambool is an ideal base for exploring the Great Ocean Road.

All the main highlights including the Bay Of Islands, The Grotto, Loch Ard Gorge and the 12 Apostles are an easy day trip from Warrnambool.

Warrnambool - What To Do and Where To Go For Food & Drinks

Warrnambool is a food & drink lovers haven with a wonderful selection of boutique cafes and restaurants to choose from. There are also local artisan food & beverages to try where you can purchase items so you can take a little bit of the wonder of Warrnambool home with you. There are also plenty of takeaway options too and bakeries offering delicious delicacies.

Enquire About Warrnambool And What To Do

What is there to do in Warrnambool? Ask the local experts! The friendly and knowledgeable staff at the Warrnambool Visitor Information Centre will be able to answer any questions about Warrnambool and what to do during your visit.

Accommodation Nearby

Things To Do Nearby

Something for Me


Warrnambool Community Garden


Jean Jail Store


Capitol Cinema


Places To Eat & Drink

AllFresh Seafood


Highline Nightclub


Settlers Hub Wangoom


Rough Diamond


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