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Phillip Island Accommodation
Phillip Island

Phillip Island is approximately 90 minutes from Melbourne and is 26kms long by 9kms wide (10,000 hectares) big enough to create that characteristic holiday atmosphere.
Phillip Island's magnificent 97 kilometre coastline transforms from massive rocky outcrops to sheltered golden beaches facing Western Port Bay, the surf coming off Bass Strait attracts some of Australia's top surfers.

Prom Country - South Gippsland Coast Accommodation
Prom Country - South Gippsland

Prom Country  two hours south-east of Melbourne is where where  rolling green hills meet the ocean blue seas, and is home to the breathtaking Wilsons Promontory National Park.
Popular and thriving beach resorts  from Inverloch to Yarram are scattered along the rugged south coast, renowned for excellent fishing and a less stressful holidays.

Prom Country - South Gippsland Coast Accommodation
The Great Ocean Road

Weaving its way around Victoria’s south-west coast through some of Victoria’s favourite coastal towns the Great Ocean Road is one of the most magnificent, scenic coastal drives in the world and is rated one of Australia’s greatest tourism assets.
Stretching approximately 256 kilometres from Torquay - just south of Victoria’s second largest city Geelong - to Warrnambool, The Great Ocean Road is an experience you will long remember.

Inverloch Accommodation

Inverloch... A rapidly growing seaside village situated on tranquil Anderson Inlet, approximately 2 hours south-east of Melbourne. The town's popularity as a holiday, residential and retirement destination has boomed during the past few years. The rustic simplicity of this small coastal village captures the hearts of the many thousands who return year after year soaking up the relaxing atmosphere.

90 Mile Beach Accommodation
90 Mile Beach

Travelling the coast - stop and visit the Golden Sands of the 90 Mile Beach via the townships of Loch Sport, Golden Beach, Paradise Beach, Seaspray and Woodside Beach.
One of the longest, straightest, most unpopulated beaches in the world today, it's white sands stretch from Woodside at the western end to Lake Tyers in the east, a distance of approximately 90 miles (144 kilometres).

East Gippsland Coast Accommodation
East Gippsland

Enjoy mild winters and glorious summers in the home of the largest lake system in Australia.
It is an area renowned for its wonderful temperate climate of mild winters and glorious summers and the range of holidays available highlights the diversity of this region.

Lakes Entrance Accommodation
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance... 9000 years ago a vast system of rivers, lakes, lagoons and islands was enclosed by 140 kilometres of the most secluded, untouched ocean beaches in the world-to create the largest inland waterway system in Australia. Lakes Entrance, as the name suggests, is the gateway to this spectacular phenomenon.

Mallacoota Accommodation Mallacoota

Nestled in the far eastern corner of the state in the heart of the 86,000 hectare Croajingalong National Park designated a “World Biosphere Reserve” combining undisturbed natural habitats supporting rare and significant plants and animals. There are 100 kilometers of coastline, 320 kilometers of lake shoreline and countless river, freshwater creeks and mountain rivers to explore.

Eden Accommodation

Eden, the southern gateway to the Sapphire Coast is approximately 235 kilometres from Lakes Entrance, halfway between Melbourne and Sydney on the Princes Highway (A1) - the ideal location for your next family holiday or a few days, week or longer stopover as you travel this spectacular coastline.

Merimbula Accommodation

Undoubtably the jewell in the crown of the Sapphire Coast. The magic begins  with your first glimpse of the boats at their moorings in the bay. Merimbula’s all round mild sunny climate, coupled with its wide range of entertainment, services and facilities has won the town a well earned reputation as a major holiday destination for visitors from all over the world.

Bermagui Accommodation

Bermagui is 18km East of the Princes Highway and nestles around a safe, all-weather harbor dating from the 1830s. The continental shelf is just 20 km offshore – its closest point to the Australian mainland – which means exceptional deep-sea fishing. In particular, the town is known for its yellow fin tuna and the famed black marlin. Charter boats operate deep sea dive and game fishing trips.

Queenscliff Accommodation

This historic township rich with the elegance of last century is just a 90 minute drive from Melbourne via Geelong or a 40 minute ferry ride from Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula. Queenscliff with a permanent population of 3,500 is a beautiful heritage township known for its grand 19th century Victorian hotels and colonial buildings.

Torquay Accommodation

Torquay is recognized as Australia’s surfing capital with the Surfworld Surfing Museum and Information Centre located at Surf City Plaza, Beach Road. The Museum celebrates the story of Australian surfing through colourful and exciting permanent displays and exhibitions of important surfing artifacts and memorabilia. Some of the world’s biggest names in surf gear have their corporate headquarters and retail outlets at Surf City Plaza.

Anglesea Accommodation

Swampy Creek doesn’t quite capture the appeal of this lovely Mornington Peninsula holiday destination, so its just as well the towns name was changed to Anglesea in 1885.
offers a wide variety of accommodation. Visitors can choose from resort-style luxury to bed and breakfast establishments near secluded beaches

Aireys Inlet Accommodation
Aireys Inlet

Just 11 kilometres from Anglesea, Aireys Inlet is another popular Mornington Peninsula holiday destination which was named after early settler John Airey.
Accommodation consists of holiday parks, bed and breakfast, motel and hotels, self contained and various holiday rentals. Aireys Inlet is well serviced by its restaurants, hotel with bistro meals, cafes and take-aways.

Lorne Accommodation

Situated on the Mornington Peninsula 140 kms south of Melbourne, Lorne is recognized as one of Australia’s top all season resorts.
A place of rare beauty with its long protected sandy beach fronting Louttit Bay, the Lorne township is overlooked by the majestic Angahook-Lorne State Park.

Apollo Bay Accommodation
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay 186 kms south-west of Melbourne is one of the most sought after Holiday destinations along the Mornington Peninsula.
The generations of holiday-makers who have enjoyed the broad sweep of this magnificent beach and protected bay would agree with Rudyard Kipling's description of Apollo Bay as "Paradise".

Port Campbell Accommodation
Port Campbell

Port Campbell some 280kms west of Melbourne via The Mornington Peninsula is situated on the only natural harbour between The Mornington Peninsula and Warrnambool and has in recent times developed a well earned reputation as one of the leading holiday destinations on the Mornington Peninsula. Port Campbell is the ideal base to explore the stunning panoramic sights of the Port Campbell National Park and Bay of Islands Coastal Park - a photographers and sightseers delight!

Warrnambool Accommodation

Warrnambool, the largest city on the Great Ocean Road has a permanent population of 32,000 and overlooks the sheltered beaches of Lady Bay.
Manicured parks and gardens, visiting whales, the Grand National Steeplechase, many notorious shipwrecks, contemporary art, volcanoes - there is something for everyone, and with the largest range of accommodation, dining and shopping to be found in the south-west Warrnambool is a must visit.

Port Fairy Accommodation
Port Fairy

Historic Seaside Village - Port Fairy
Steeped in history which is still evident today, the heritage of Victoria’s earliest ports has been preserved at Port Fairy, a delightful fishing village 28 kilometres west of Warrnambool. Nestled along the banks of the picturesque Moyne River where whalers and sealers once traded, the wharf is still a hub of activity for the fishing fleet, thriving abalone industry and pleasure craft.






















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