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Anglesea is perfect for a natural 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.
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.
Anglesea is renowned for its wildlife, particularly the kangaroos and wallabies. The Anglesea Golf Course is the place to meet the real locals, with beautiful kangaroos coming out to graze at dusk and dawn. The Anglesea Golf Club runs family friendly 25 minute guided Kangaroo Tours daily. 29 mammal species have been recorded in Anglesea and more than 100 species of native birds thrive here including the Crimson Rosella, Bronzewing pigeons and a variety of Honeyeaters.
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.
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.
Anglesea Backpackers is a ten minute walk from the beach along the beautiful Anglesea River, and only 200 metres away from the golf course, home of the famous kangaroos.
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.
Ocean Inlet at Fairhaven
The Shorehouse: two storey apartment with private entrance and exquisite individually designed furnishings and artworks. Relax in the large spa overlooking the ocean or indulge in some reading, television or...
Anglesea Riverside Motel
Riverside Motel is located on the Great Ocean Road, opposite the Anglesea River. The motel is just a short walk away from shops, restaurants, cafes, parks and access to Anglesea...
The Pod is a totally renovated studio in a beautiful bush setting. Separate from the main house, you will have your own entrance and bathroom.
Eat and Drink
Carefully curated by Head Chef, Chris Barlow, the fine dining menu offers a variety of Australian fusion dishes and sharing plates, featuring locally sourced produce from the Great Ocean Road...
Anglesea General Store
Dine-in and takeaway food, gifts souvenirs, and groceries. Family-friendly cafe housed in original 1929 rustic dwelling, taking in river views from the alfresco/veranda dining areas.
Bumblebeez Cafe Anglesea
Bumblebeez is a beautiful café located in Anglesea along the Great Ocean Road. They are open for all day breakfast and lunch.
Poppie's Nursery & Cafe
Poppies Café & Nursery is located on Victoria’s renowned Great Ocean Road. It is a nook of beautiful flowers, greens, and delicious eats nestled in the heart of Anglesea.
Riverside Juice Bar
Enjoy breakfast or lunch with a view. Riverside Juice Bar offers fresh juices, smoothies and coffee to takeaway.
4 Kings Coffee
4 Kings coffee and food is located across from Anglesea Main Beach and offers an extensive breakfast and lunch menu.
What To See and Do
Lux Spa & Wellness
Lux Spa & Wellness offers a sanctuary from the noise of the outside world and has been designed with your every need in mind.
Bush to Ocean Road Tours
Bush to Ocean Road Tours specialise in showcasing the beauty of the Great Ocean Road. All tours are in a seven seat Toyota Estima.
It has been said that Seaside seconds is the best Op Shop in Australia. Come and see for yourself.
Cinnamons Art - Studio 66
Anglesea artists Cinnamon and Rowan Stephens design and create their distinctive style of creative metalwork from their busy home/studio on the Surf Coast.
Frangipanis is a boutique gift shop located opposite the IGA supermarket in the main Anglesea shopping village.
Anglesea Paddleboats and Canoe Hire
Anglesea Paddle Boats and Canoe Hire have a large range of both modern and traditional paddle boats. motorised, fun boats, aqua bikes and canoes.
Around the region
Geelong Cross Country Anglesea Eight Kilometre Footrace
On Sunday, 5 September 2021 the Geelong Cross Country Club will conduct a handicap race for runners 16 years and older starting near...
29 Aug 202109:00 - 10:45
Surf Coast Century
Imagine standing at the foot of some of Australia’s tallest coastal cliffs with the low tide of the Southern Ocean lapping at your...
11 Sep 202107:00 - 17:00