You can enjoy Warrnambool's sheltered beaches, crystal clear waters, cool breezes, landscaped gardens, and friendly inviting atmosphere any time of the year. Bordered by two rivers - the Merri in the west and the Hopkins in the east - fishing in Warrnambool is a popular way to spend the day. You can also expect to do a lot of walking, sightseeing and eating while you're in the area!
Experience the perils of early sea travel at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. Also be sure to take a good look at the Shipwreck Coast that's home to more than 180 shipwrecks.
Head to the sand dunes of Logan's Beach to catch a glimpse of Southern Right Whales. They will get as close as 100 metres from the shore!
And don’t forget to check out the beautiful wildlife haven that sits inside an extinct volcano at the Tower Hill State Game Reserve.
You can have some yummy treats in the dairy heartland of Southwest Victoria at the Allansford Cheese World. Start off with a sampling of some delicate and delicious cheeses at a free cheese tasting. Check out the Cheese World Museum, too, where you can learn about the history of cheese production. Then, have a delicious lunch at the Cheese World Restaurant.
You and the family will love an afternoon fishing in Warrnambool's waters. The area gives you your choice of lakes, rivers, and bays. Check out the Merri River, as it's one of Victoria's best brown trout streams.
You're sure to find something to fit your comfort level with the hotel choices on Raglan Parade or Lava Street. Any of the hotels there will be very close to the Botanical Gardens. Fairy Street and Kepler Street are other parts of town to check into. These options keep you really close to the action, too!