Peterborough Accommodation
Accommodation in Peterborough, Victoria
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At the western end of the Great Ocean Road, nestled between the Bay of Islands Coastal Park and Port Campbell National Park, conveniently located for visitors who want to stay in a town close to the major coastal attractions. It is central to some of the most unique coastal scenery in Australia.

Set on the mouth of the Curdies River and the picturesque Bay of Martyrs, the town is surrounded by numerous unspoilt beaches including Newfield Bay and Croft’s Bay, as well as surfing, and fishing beaches.

To the west, the Bay of Islands is a photographers delight especially at sunset. The Curdies River and coastal dunes are great for bird watchers.


Peterborough has a rich maritime history with a number of ships wrecked immediately off the coast including:-

  • Falls of Halladale (1886-1908)
    The captain lost his bearings due to heavy mist and the vessel under full sail, struck a reef just off Peterborough.
  • Schomberg (1855-1855)
    Captain Forbes was below deck when the vessel drove ashore at Curdies Inlet, his career was wrecked along with his ship.
  • Other noteable wrecks include The Newfield and Young Australia

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Peterborough Accommodation

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Great Ocean Road Tourist Park
Great Ocean Road Peterborough VIC 3270
Quite family park features spa, deluxe and ensuite cabins, powered and unpowered sites close to beach and river. Great fishing * Dog Friendly

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Seahorse Coastal Villas
38 Old Peterborough Road Peterborough VIC 3270
The Seahorse Coastal Villas are located only 600 meters from the beach, golf course and Bay of Islands Coastal Park in Peterborough on the Great Ocean Road and only a few minutes drive from the popular scenic attractions of London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge, 12 Apostles, Bay of Islands and Bay of Martyrs

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Peterborough Activities

Peterborough Golf Course
Peterborough Golf Course
Scomberg Road Peterborough VIC 3270
9 hole course 10 km from Port Campbell Open Daily
Green fee players most welcome to be treated to some of the world's most spectacular scenery. Located on the dunes you will remember your round of golf at Peterborough. Call into the clubhouse and have a drink with the locals.

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