Situated on the rugged, majestic coastline of Victoria's Great Ocean Road and Shipwreck Coast, Warrnambool offers stunning natural beauty, great local produce and entertainment for all tastes.
Spend a day taking in this stunning part of the Shipwreck Coast, with a popular swimming area along the foreshore and the heritage listed Lady Bay Lighthouse to explore, there's something for everyone. One of the major tourists attractions in Warrnambool is whale watching at Logans Beach. With a purpose built whale viewing platform, visitors flock to this strip of coast during the calving season of these incredible mammals, which runs from June to September. Signing up for mobile updates will give you an even better chance of catching a glimpse of these majestic mothers and calves.
After enjoying the tranquil coastal walkways, pack a picnic and feed the birds in one Warrnambool's attractive parks and gardens. The bright and colourful Fletcher Jones Gardens, open to the public within the iconic brands clothing factory is floodlit during nighttime. Enjoy a good book by the lily pond in the historic Warrnambool Botanic Gardens, rich in bird life and full of rare greenery.
Learn about the rich history of the Shipwreck Coast and Warrnambool's maritime history at Flagstaff Hill, a recreated 1800s sea port that will delight the whole family, from children to maritime enthusiasts. Spend hours enjoying the interactive displays and buildings made from authentic materials.
Whether you're looking for a romantic couples retreat, sprawling family dwelling or anything with stunning coastal views, holiday rentals offer some of the best Great Ocean Road accommodation in Warrnambool. From a picturesque home with extraordinary coastal views, to a historical home set in the towns centre, Warrnambool holiday rentals offer tourists the conveniences of a city centre, with an even more relaxed atmosphere, so that you can enjoy a real home away from home.
Choosing to stay in a Warrnambool holiday rental means that you can enjoy your own kitchen, bathroom, barbecue area, swimming pool, garden and multiple bedrooms that are literally a stones throw from the action, making your trip easy and stress free. With every sort and size of house available, from modern architecturally designed homes, to historical homesteads a few paces from parklands and beaches, there really is something for every holiday maker.
Watch the storms roll in during winter, while curled up by the fire, and enjoy watching the migrating whales at Logans Beach, over deliciously fresh fish and chips during summer. Life inWarrnambool offers tourists the best of the Victorian coastal lifestyle in a setting that has seen tourists return year after year, for decades.