Swampy Creek doesn’t quite capture the appeal of this lovely Great Ocean Road holiday destination, so its just as well the towns name was changed to Anglesea in 1885.
Anglesea village has many retail outlets to occupy the shopper in your family. Browse the gift shops, boutique clothing shops, speciality shops, surf shops and of course there is a bank for you to obtain the necessary to carry out the above activitity. There is also a well stocked supermarket and newsagency.
Anglesea offers a wide variety of accommodation. Visitors can choose from resort-style luxury to bed and breakfast establishments near secluded beaches. There is also unique hotel accommodation, motels, apartments, cottages, caravan parks, cabins, camping and backpacker accommodation.
Anglesea offers a good selection of restaurants, cafes and hotel bistros which cater for most tastes and budgets. And if take-away is your go you have a choice of pizza, fish n chips, chicken etc
Anglesea is also well known for the wildlife attractions on its golf course. The mobs of kangaroos roam free and enjoy grazing on the fairways providing a great spectacle for local and international visitors to the area.
There are two patrolled beaches during the main summer period including Angleseas main beach just off the Great Ocean Road and Point Roadknight beach
The Anglesea River forms a small lake on the edge of this seaside village making it a very popular location for family activities. There are many BBQ’S, picnic tables and toilets available along the river and the beaches offer shallow areas for the kids to splash about and for the more adventurous board and body surfing in the deeper water.
Learn to surf with Go Ride A Wave it’s a great activity at any time of the year for the young and not so young.
Enjoy a pleasant stroll along the beach commencing at Anglesea main beach walking to Point Roadknight approximately 20 minute stroll which you will thoroughly enjoy.
Plan Your Trip With a Printed Map
Coastal Stays produces Visitor Maps for The Great Ocean Road,
Sydney to Warrnambool Coastal Drive, Lakes Entrance, Tarwin Lower/Venus Bay,
Inverloch, Phillip Island and Apollo Bay.
Click to download a map.
ANGLESEA Weather Guide