BUILD CASTLES OF SAND AND EXPLORE THE ROCK POOLS SPYING ON URCHINS AND CRABS.
Port Fairy is the Great Ocean Road's beautiful bluestone town that has been frozen in time - but it has for a long time been a quietly popular holiday resort for those in the know.
With more than 50 buildings classified by the National Trust and many fine examples of 1800s architecture Port Fairy is the perfect holiday spot for history buffs. Follow one of the historic walking trails and discover charming, fully restored white-washed cottages built by whalers and seamen beside Georgian-style merchants' homes and grand public buildings. Learn about the local maritime history on the Port Fairy Maritime and Shipwreck Heritage Walk.
It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the fine food and wine on offer at one of the many great pubs, cafes or restaurants. For a sample of the best of the region's produce, pop in to the renowned Merrijig Kitchen Inn.
Each year, thousands make the trip to the wonderful Port Fairy Folk Festival, one of Australia's largest music festivals held annually in March. The entire town embraces and celebrates the arts - so put this one on your list.
If you're planning a visit, pack the clubs and play a round (or two) at the Port Fairy Golf Course, it's a course that overlooks the rugged coastline of the Great Ocean Road - and ranked 34th in Australia's top 100 golf courses.
What To See and Do
Time & Tide: High Tea by the High Sea
The moment you walk into Time and Tide: High Tea By the Sea you know you are in for something special.
Whale Bone Gallery
Whale Bone Gallery is a co-operative retail art gallery in Port Fairy - a small coastal village at the end of the Great Ocean Road in the south west of Victoria.
The Port Fairy Day Spa
Enter The Port Fairy Day Spa and become the focus of attention, with your therapist ensuring that absolute care and results driven treatments are utilised in order for you to...
Limestone Gallery & Cafe
Limestone Gallery & Cafe is a little gem on the outskirts of town in Port Fairy.
Eclectic Designs Glass Blowing Studio
Living in Port Fairy, Eclectic Designs Glass Blowing Studio is extremely aware of the colour combinations of water and sand and how rapidly they change with the weather.
Port Fairy Art Map
The Port Fairy Art Map is a collection of galleries and studios open to the public in an easy walking distance in Port Fairy.
Around the region
Victorian Surf Lifesaving Senior Championships
The pinnacle of Victorian surf lifesaving competition. Likely to attract over 2000 competitors in a range of disciplines and events , from ski...
Macarthur's Music in the Vines
The Music in the Vines Festival is a one day music festival at Suffoir Vineyard, just outside Macarthur, Victoria.
Music In The Vines
Music in the Vines Festival is back and set to kick off at 10:00am on 4 March 2017.
Port Fairy Folk Festival
Australia's world famous Port Fairy Folk Festival is a major event presenting international and national artists in a four day festival of music,...
Narrawong Kang-o-meerteek Small town Transformation
The Kang-o-meerteek project will link two permanent public art installations that will signal to each other from Mt Clay to the Narrawong Community...