Accommodation in Warrnambool, Victoria

Warrnambool Activities & Attractions

There is much to see and do around Warrnambool. Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Cheeseworld, Whale Watching from June through September. Horse Racing throughout the year. The Speedway on the outskirts of the city. Explore the CBD Heritage Trail.

Activities & Attractions

Warrnambool Whale Watching
Warrnambool Whale Watching
Logans Beach Warrnambool VIC 3280
Almost every year between June and September female Southern Right Whales return to the sheltered waters off Warrnambool’s Logan Beach to calve. Gestation takes 9-10 months and a single calf is born in this shallow protected bay.
The whales, who often swim within a hundred metres from shore can be observed from the Viewing platform.
Throughout the summer the Southern Right Whales live in the sub-antartic waters which are rich in their food. During winter they commence their northern migration to the warmer waters of th coast of Australia eventually ending up at Warrnambool’s Logans Beach.
Southern Right Whales were apparently so called because they were the ‘right’ whales to hunt being large and slow moving, rich in oil and baleen.
Once these whales were hunted to near extinction. Now they are protected by an international agreement to ensure the safety of their numbers.

Cheese World
Cheese World
5330 Great Ocean Road Allansford VIC
Home of National & International Award winning Cheddar Cheeses. Enjoy lunch at the Licensed Restaurant.
Explore the Museum and marvel at relics from 1900's farm life.
Open 7 days. Groups welcome.

Lady Bay
Lady Bay
The citys' main beach and a favourite for water sport enthusiasts who go there to swim, surf, windsurf or go yachting or skin diving. Great for a family day out with the kids able to paddle in the shallows.

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Premier Speedway
Princes Highway Allansford
10kms east of Warrnambool
One of Australia’s leading speedway venues.

Water Safety Hints
Water Safety Hints
• Swim or surf only at beaches patrolled by lifeguards
• Always swim between the flags marking the area safer for swimming.
• Read and obey the signs
• Be careful where you dive – accidents often result from diving into shallow waters.
• Be aware of slippery banks and rocks when fishing
• Don’t swim under the influence of alcohol or drugs
• Always swim under supervision
• If you get into trouble in the water, stay calm. Signal for help, then float and wait for assistance
• Float with a current or undertow. Don’t try to swim against it.
• When out on the water always wear the correct safety equipment.

Shipwrecked - World Class Sound & Laser Show
Shipwrecked - World Class Sound & Laser Show
Merri Street Warrnambool VIC 3280
At Flagstaff Hill. Image being on board a 19th century sailing ship as it sinks in treacherous seas off the coast of Victoria's Great Ocean Road...and surviving! Experience the tragedy, drama and excitement of sailing the high seas. The show tells the tale of the survival of Tom Pearce and Eva Carmichael from the wreck of the Loch Ard in 1878

Lake Pertobe Playground
Lake Pertobe Playground
20 hectares of fun including giant slides, mazes. The popular park has an abundance of picnic and barbecue areas. Enjoy walking tracks around the lakes and protected wetlands.

Tower Hill
Tower Hill
Princes Highway Warrnambool VIC 3280
14ks Port Fairy side of Warrnambool. Tower Hill Reserve, nestled inside a dormant volcano, is a haven for wildlife. A lake and wetlands are a feature. Koalas, emus, kangaroos, sugar gliders, and many species of waterbirds including black swans roam freely throughout the reserve. Visit Worn Gundidj Visitor Centre featuring local Aboriginal art and craft.

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Warrnambool Greyhound Racing Club
Koroit Street (Showgrounds)
Every Wednesday night.
Dining & Bar - Meals Available.

Cannon Hill
Cannon Hill
One of the finest views in the city overlooking Lady Bay and Lake Pertobe.. Cannon Hill was so named as it was the site of the cannons originally installed to ward off attacks from the potential Russian invasion in the mid 19th century. The Portuguese Padrao commemorating the voyages of early Portugues explorers is situated there.

Aquazone
Aquazone
Queens Road Warrnambool VIC 3280
State of the art aquatic leisure centre which boasts a multitude of facilities including heated 25 metre, 8 lane pool, learners pool, leisure pool, fully equipped gym, creche - a dynamic and refreshing aquatic and leisure environment.

Proudfoot's Boathouse
Proudfoot's Boathouse
2 simpson Street Warrnambool VIC Vic
Built over 100 years ago, the Hopkins River Boathouse reflects the early days of fishing and boating on the Hopkins River. Classified by the National Trust as an early Australian recreational facility. Restaurant in operation

Priceless Loch Ard Peacock
Priceless Loch Ard Peacock
Merri Street Warrnambool VIC 3280
See the Loch Ard Peacock at the Great Circle Gallery at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. Australia's most valuable shipwreck relic was washed ashore, virtually undamaged, from the wreck of the clipper Loch Ard in 1878 near Port Campbell.
See Full sized image in the Picture Gallery this website

Port Campbell Touring Company
Port Campbell Touring Company
129 Currells Road Port Campbell VIC 3269
For a unique, memorable touring experience along the majestic Great Ocean Road and scenic surrounds. Take to the road with John your experienced tour guide with 25 years as a ranger with Parks Victoria and an extensive knowledge of the flora, fauna, history and geology of the region.
Full Day, Half Day & Chartered Tours

Fishing/Fishing Charters

Coastal Fishing Information
Information about fishing along the Great Ocean Road.
List of best baits to use for each fish species.
Detailed information on the species of fish you might expect to catch in this area.

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Shipwreck Coast Dive In
Dive Inn Charters and Tours

Cruises/Flights/Tours

Port Campbell Touring Company
Port Campbell Touring Company
129 Currells Road Port Campbell VIC 3269
For a unique, memorable touring experience along the majestic Great Ocean Road and scenic surrounds. Take to the road with John your experienced tour guide with 25 years as a ranger with Parks Victoria and an extensive knowledge of the flora, fauna, history and geology of the region.
Full Day, Half Day & Chartered Tours

Golf/Bowls

Warrnambool Golf Club
Warrnambool Golf Club
Younger Street Warrnambool VIC
Open 7 days
Championship course rated in Australia’s top 100 courses by Golf Digest. Licensed clubhouse.
Hire Equipment available. Visitors welcome

City Memorial Bowls Club
City Memorial Bowls Club
50-58 Cramer Street Warrnambool VIC 3280
3 grass and 1 synthetic green. Excellent facilities including Images Family Bistro open 7 days for dinner and every day for lunch except Saturday. Bring your friends, have a friendly game, then enjoy a meal in the bistro.
Functions catered for seating capacity 400 persons.

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Warrnambool Bowls Club
75 Timor Street Warrnambool VIC 3280
Open 7 days - 2 Synthetic Greens. Visitors Welcome.
Summer Barefoot Bowls - Great Fun!

Spa/Massage/Health

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Aquazone
State of the art facility providing a range of aquatic and leisure activities for the whole family

General Information

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Events Calendar : April
Spirit of the Sea Bowls Tournament
South Coast Regional Business Awards
Maytime Fair
City of Warrnamboll Eisteddfod

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Warrnambool Visitor Information
Merri Street Warrnambool VIC 3280
Call in for maps, brochures. The friendly staff will be happy to assist with information helpful for your visit to Warrnambool and the Great Ocean Road.

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Events Calendar : May
Warnnambool Racing Club's May Racing Carnival held over 3 days. Regional racing at its very best. The city is booked out during this carnival so if you intend to attend book your accommodation very early.
Information Warrnambool Racing Club

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Events Calendar : January
World Series Sprint Cars at Premier Speedway
Summer by the Sea Activities Program
Surf to Surf Fun Run/Walk
Antiques /Collectables Fair
Summer Horse Racing Carnival
Fishing & Boating Show
Country Week Tennis

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History
1 Bates Road Warrnambool VIC
Warrnambool & District Historical Society

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Events Calendar : November
Junior Basketball Carnival
Jumping Dog Trials
South West Regional Games
Warrnambool BMX Classic
Annual Art Show
Tarerer Festival
One and All Festival
Sunday Extravaganza of Golf

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Events Calendar : August
Championship Cat Show
Great Outdoors Expo
Shipwreck Coast Golf Tournament
Croquet Tournament

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Saltmarsh Studio Gallery Café
49 McDonald Street South Warrnambool VIC
Watch art come alive. Working hot glass
studio

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Travelling On
Deakin University Melb side 5kms
Premier Speedway Melb side 10kms
Great Ocean Road turnoff 10kms
Allansford Cheeseworld 13kms
Port Campbell National Park 54kms
Twelve Apostles 77kms
Geelong 188kms
Melbourne 264kms
Tower Hill 14kms
Koroit 17kms
Killarney 18kms
Port Fairy 28kms
Portland 100kms
Mt Gambier 189kms
Adelaide 655kms

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Aerial Photography
Winning Images Photography
Michael Abicare

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Events Calendar : December
Carols by Candlelight
School Age Tennis Tournament

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Visitor Information Centre
Merri Street Warrnambool VIC
Flagstaff Hill
Open daily 9-5

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Events Calendar : February
Surf Life Saving Club Memorial Swim
Sungold Field Days
Victorian Eight Ball Country Club
Portugese Festival

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Rhookies Liquor Warehouse
236 Timor Street Warrnambool VIC
Everything on special 7 days a week Ph:

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Mailors Flat Demolition & Antiques
145 Koroit Street Warrnambool VIC
Rogers Authorised Newsagency & Lotto
Newspapers, Magazines, Souvenirs, Gifts

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Events Calendar : June
Whales Arrive.
Almost every year between June and September, female Southern Right Whales return to the waters of Warrnambool's Logan's Beach to calve.

Fun for Kids
Victoria's major Children's Festival held over an 8 day period celebrating the imagination and creative spirit of children. Held Late juna annually.

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Events Calendar : July
Warrnambool Sungold Junior Golf Tournament

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Beware of Wildlife
Wildlife encounters are common along the Great Ocean Road so be very aware, especially at dusk when activity is more prolific.
Also be aware of vehicles following make sure you stop or divert safely.

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Events Calendar : March
National Family Day Celebrations
Annual Seaside Volleyball Tournament
Gnatannwarr Multicultural Festival
Open Labour Day Tennis Tournament
Easter Fishing Competition
Easter Sprintcar Trail
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village Day On The Hill

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Events Calendar : October
Spring Orchard Show
Agricultural Show
Shipwreck Coast Golf Classic
Melbourne to Warrnambool Road Cycling Classic
Victorian Seniors Festival
Warni Youth Festival

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Warrnambool Greyhound Racing
Showgrounds Koroit Street VIC
Racing Wednesday night
Weekly.

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Events Calendar : September
Southern Right Whales depart
Koroit to Warrnambool Half Marathon
The Convent Artworks
Australian Native Flower Show

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Warrnambool Racing Club Inc
Warrnambool Racing Club Inc
Approximately 15 meetings are conducted throughout the year. The highlight of which is the 3 Day May Racing Carnival featuring the world renowned Grand Annual Steeplechase.
The city stops over the carnival (so to speak) so if you think you may attend this meet then be sure to book accommodation well in advance or you might be sleeping in your car.
Call for Information on race dates

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Beach Head Gallery Of Contemporary Art
179 Fairy Street Warrnambool VIC
Unusual and interesting contemporary artwork

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Rogers Authorised Newsagency & Lotto
145 Koroit Street Warrnambool VIC
Newspapers, Magazines, Souvenirs, Gifts

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Warrnambool Art Gallery
165 Timor Street Warrnambool VIC
Nineteenth century Australian landscapes. European salon
paintings

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Customs House Gallery
Gillies Street Warrnambool VIC
Exciting and diverse contemporary art within historic building

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Robert Ulmann Studio
440 Hopkins Point Road Warrnambool VIC
Extensive selection of wildlife and botanical paintings set in a
beautiful studio overlooking the ocean