|Short Drives - Yambuk (15 minutes 17 kilometres West)|
|Small settlement on the Shaw River. Yambuk Lake and wetlands are formed by the natural damming of the Eumeralla and Shaw Rivers behind the massive sand dunes in the area. Good fishing, boating and walking. Haven for bird, animal and plant life. Historic Hotel dating back to the 1850’s.|
|The most popular beaches for swimming are the East Beach and Pea Soup Cove. The local surf lifesaving club patrols East Beach during peak times (always swim between the flags). |
East Beach offers excellent surfing breaks, for beginners through to advanced, also popular for kite surfing.
|Griffiths Street (near Battery Lane). The lifeboat was built in Williamstown in 1857 and is the oldest surving self-right lifeboat in the world. The Lifeboat Station contains a collection of 19th century maritime rescue equipment. Guided tours are available if booked through Information Centre.|
|Short Drives - Mount Eccles (40 minutes North West)|
|Mt Eccles is one of several volcanoes that produced the lava forming Victoria’s Western volcanic plains. Nestled in the centre of Mt Eccles is the beautiful Lake Surprise. There are 4 major walking tracks taking in the crater rim, lava caves and canals.|
|3 Sackville Street Port Fairy VIC|
National Trust Building dating back to the 1840’s. Open 2-4pm Wednesday and Saturday
|Horse Riding - Rundells Mahogony Trail Rides|
|Millers Lane off Princes Highway IIowa VIC|
Open: 7 days except Christmas
|Fascinating island to the west of Port Fairy. Australia’s only submarine volcano, the lava flows have created an unusual flat top and almost vertical cliffs surround the island. Home to the largest fur seal colony in the southern hemisphere - you are able to book a boat trip from the wharf (subject to weather).|
|Fishermanâ€™s Jetty Port Welshpool VIC 3965|
Offering scenic boat cruiseA, family fishing charters and sunset cruises.
|29 The Boulevarde Princetown VIC 3269|
Only 15 minutes from the 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road (Princetown side). See iconic Australian wildlife animals such as Kangaroos, Wallabies, Dingos, Emus, Deer, Alpacas in our newly developed petting area. Plus other herd animals in a large free range environment - We are not a Zoo! Coffee, tea and pizza available.
Open 7 days 9am to 6pm, longer hours in summer
|Queenscliffe Historical Museum|
|49 Hesse Street Queenscliff VIC 3225|
Exhibits displays of Queenscliffe Heritage photographs and items dating from 1838. Research and family history enquiries welcome. Open daily 2pm-4pm.