I'M YOUR FIRST ADVENTURE
Beach, bush and kangaroos are the ingredients used to make Anglesea a favourite holiday spot. Located 10 minutes west of Torquay on the Great Ocean Road, Anglesea is perfect for a natural adventure.
FAUNA & FLORA
Anglesea is renowned for its wildlife, particularly the kangaroos and walllabies who can be easily spotted on the greens of the local golf course almost daily. The Anglesea Golf Course is the place to meet the real locals, with beautiful kangaroos coming out to graze at dusk and dawn. It is a beautiful sight to see.
Amazingly, about a quarter of Victoria’s plant species can be found here including over 80 different types of Orchids. Equally as diverse is the wildlife that lives here. 29 mammal species have been recorded. More than 100 species of native birds thrive here including the Crimson Rosella, Bronzewing pigeons and a variety of Honeyeaters. Read more
There is more to Anglesea than its fresh clean air and glorious water views. Anglesea is a recognised haven for its abundant flora, particularly rare orchids and native flowers during spring. With attractive parks and gardens, Anglesea is also renowned for its wildlife, particularly the kangaroos. Take an hour (or a day) to explore the spectacular Surf Coast Walk - it showcases the beautiful coastal landscape of the region and the untouched natural beauty. The Anglesea Golf Course is the place to meet the real locals, with beautiful kangaroos coming out to graze at dusk and dawn. It is a beautiful sight to see.
Surf Coast Walk is a marked trail commencing at Point Impossible and passing through famous Bells Beach, the Iron Bark Basin, Point Addis, Anglesea, Aireys Inlet and finishing at Fairhaven. While the total distance is 44km, the walk consists of several sections of varying lengths to suit your energy level.
Anglesea Art Walk - Experience the joy of discovering a series of unique mosaic art works as you stroll along a 2.5km walk through Anglesea
Point Addis Koorie Cultural Walk - Enjoy this 2km return walk that commences from Point Addis. There are signs along the way that interpret aspects of their unique way of life and show how they lived in harmony with the environment.
WINERIES & PRODUCE
There are many fantastic local wine and food producers in the region. Pick up a copy of the Otway Harvest Trail and go on a mouth watering tour of the Surf Coast hinterland. Seasonally opened.
Where To Stay
Barrakee Beach House
Barrakee Beach House is a family beach house available all year offering quality accommodation. A popular choice for family holidays, weekend reunions and mature small groups.
Camp Wilkin Baptist Centre
Camp Wilkin is a large group accommodation and is part of Baptist Camping Victoria. Situated just off the iconic Great Ocean Road, with resident kangaroos.
A Night On Us This Winter
Book a stay with Holiday Great Ocean Road this winter and get your 3rd night free!
Holiday Great Ocean Road
Holiday Great Ocean Road are multi-award winning leaders in Holiday Rental Management along the Great Ocean Road, providing a specialised property management and accommodation booking service.
Great Ocean Road Resort
Great Ocean Road Resort is a four-star boutique property located in the heart of Anglesea, Victoria on the Great Ocean Road and just 90 minutes from Melbourne.
Burnside Camp is a campsite of the Uniting Church in Australia leased by the Baptist Union of Victoria under the management of the Camp Wilkin Baptist Centre.
What To See and Do
Anglesea Golf Club
The Anglesea Golf Club is situated on the Great Ocean Road and is an undulating 6,074 metre Par 73 layout set in natural bushland and welcomes social golfers seven days...
Relax and rejuvenate at Lux Spa, located riverside on the Great Ocean Road at Anglesea. Lux Spa is one of Victoria’s premier day spas, with pampering and therapeutic therapies for...
Anglesea Surf Centre
The Anglesea Surf Centre is situated in the heart of the Surfcoast, 10 minutes from the surf capital of Torquay and twenty minutes from the popular coastal get away Lorne. Located right on the Great Ocean Road, we are famous for our friendly and helpful service, huge range of new and second hand surf boards, wetsuits and accessories.
Roo Tours and Mini Golf at Anglesea Golf Club
The Anglesea golf club is not just for golf! Come down and join a guided kangaroo tour or try 18 holes of mini golf..
Great Ocean Road Wholefoods
Anglesea Paddleboats and Canoe Hire
At Anglesea Paddle Boats and Canoe Hire we have a large range of both modern and traditional Paddle Boats, motorized Fun Boats Aqua Bikes and Canoes We are located next...
Around the region
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The Sound Doctor Presents - An Evening with Alice Skye and Emily Wurramara
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Geelong Cross Country Anglesea Eight Kilometre Footrace
On Sunday, 8 September 2019 the Geelong Cross Country Club will conduct a handicap race for runners 16 years and older starting near...
Surf Coast Century
The Surf Coast Century is a spectacular 50 and 100 kilometre ultra-marathon traversing Victoria’s Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road.
Trail Running Series 4 - Anglesea
Ignite your senses and take your running off-road for the 2019 Trail Running Series. Five races at five breathtaking locations await.