Your stay in Warrnambool can be filled with many adventures, activities and outdoor fun and excitement as you enjoy a holiday along the Shipwreck Coastline. With the Twelve Apostles close by, over 180 sunken shipwrecks just off shore to scuba dive upon, a maritime history that dates back hundreds of years, flora, fauna and stunning beaches that fringe the shoreline, all holidays spent within Warrnambool is time well spent. Families, backpackers, honeymooners, interstate and overseas travellers, corporate travellers or just looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the big smoke, Warrnambool is perfect for all occasions.
Steeped in history, heritage, culture and style, you can explore a city that boasts many sight and delights and easily fill an extended holiday with plenty to see and do. Venture out to explore the shipwrecks on a diving charter or join one of the fishing charters that will let you do some reef and deep sea fishing for the day. View migrating Southern Right Whales from Logan’s Beach between June and October as they play only 100m off shore or simply enjoy a day at the patrolled beaches with the kids where you can swim, wind surf, go ocean kayaking for a few hours or hire a dinghy to see what you can reel in for dinner. There are surf breaks to conquer as The Great Ocean Road is famous for its world class surfing conditions along with wetlands, rivers and reserves to explore.
Warrnambool is located along The Great Ocean Road within Lady Bay and overlooks the beautiful Southern Ocean and surrounded by wineries, dairy farms, stunning countryside and fringed by pristine beaches. Soak up some history with a trip back in time at Flagstaff hill where you can learn about the maritime history of the city, view the nightly laser and sound show that present the last actions of the Loch Ard that met its demise along the Shipwreck Coast. Kids will love the skate parks, playgrounds, adventure parks, cycling tracks and there are some great walking trails and coastal walks that the whole family will love. From boating and yachting to keeping your feet on dry land, Warrnambool has so much to see and do.
Venture up the Merri River for a cruise, take in the view at Cannon Hill where you will also be able to view the cannons that were installed to defend the coastline from the invasion of the Russians during the Crimean War or take some time out for a dip at Hopkins Falls. There are galleries, museums and annual events to base your holiday to Warrnambool around and with the range of accommodation to suite all budgets and holiday requirement your home away from home will be just what you are looking for.
Warrnambool is a place where you can fill your days with plenty of attractions, adventures and activities or just sit back, enjoy the cafe district, fine dining, shopping and city delights. There are food and wine tours to nearby wineries, vineyards and National Parks, scenic flights, beach horse riding, day spas and plenty of relaxation to soak up. Your ideal holiday will be best served in Warrnambool!