FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY
Make a week full of memories on your family holiday
Start in delightful Port Fairy with creative inspiration and a history evident in the buildings.
Take a trip to World Heritage listed Budj Bim where you will learn about the first land owners and the ways they lived off the land.
Tower Hill provides some great opportunities to meet the wildlife with plenty of emus and wallabies to see.
In Warrnambool, Lake Pertobe is the kidcentric place to be, with a fantastic play space for young and old! You might even spot a whale in season!
A little Shipwreck history - the Port Campbell National Park to see the Bay of Island, the Grotto, Loch Ard Gorge, and of course, the world famous 12 Apostles.
Drive inland to Timboon and stop into some of the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail experiences, cheesemakers, chocolate, whisky, wine, and in season some of the juiciest strawberries known to man!
Visit The Otway Fly Treetop Adventures to try the Southern Hemisphere's highest treetop walk amongst the canopies of native gums.
Stop into Triplet Falls to see one of the most spectacular in the region (better in Winter or Spring when there is higher rainfall).
Try an E-Bike tour with the family along the Old Beechy Rail Trail from Beech Forest - no pushing required! Trailers are available for small children.
On your 2nd day in the Otways take a trip to Hopetoun Falls and the Redwood Plantation (The Redwoods) located in a gully near Beech Forest.
You'll need at least 4 hours to explore the Cape Otway Lightstation and the trails on the grounds, learning about indigenous and maritime history (and make sure you try the devonshire tea at the Lightkeepers kitchen!)
Take a walk around Maits Rest to see ancient trees and learn about the Otways Rainforest.
The Apollo Bay Harbour is a great spot to throw in a line or paddle with small children in the still waters of "mothers beach". The views are pretty amazing too! You can charter a tour to go fishing or see the seals.
Take a walk up to Mariners Lookout to see spectacular views in all directions and over Apollo Bay.
Play pirates at "Pirates Cove" between Apollo Bay and Skenes Creek, a sheltered beach with caves & rock pools to explore.
Lorne - (please note the current inland detour through the majestic Great Otway National Park between Skenes Creek and Lorne) Walking along the foreshore between the pier and the swing bridge provides active entertainment for young ones - the rockpools are full of hidden treasures!
The Lorne Foreshore hosts a fantastic free playground younger kids will love, a skate bowl, mini golf, outdoor trampolines and sea baths.
Erskine Falls - this walk is great for an afternoon out - pack a picnic to make a day of it!
Anglesea Adventure - hire a canoe or paddleboat and float on the Anglesea River with the family.
Take a Kangaroo tour at the Anglesea Golf Club.
Learn to surf! Take a lesson where you'll find waves suitable for all abilities.