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Getting about. You can walk to many attractions or grab a bus or taxi in the city. Exploring further afield? Pick up a hire car at swich rentals. | swichrentals.com.au

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Find your happy place. Breathe in ocean, breathe out laughs. Relax and let the day unfold. Warrnambool’s built for fun and ready to play!

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From lazy summer days building sandcastles on the beach and the lights of the summer carnival staying up way past your normal bedtime, to rugging up in winter and waiting for a whale to show off her calf, Warrnambool is the place to carve out new family traditions and build lasting memories.

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PLAYTIME > Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground is 8ha of fun and wild frolics wrapped up in giant slides, flying foxes, a maze, boat rides, loopthe-lake walking tracks and more. Better pack a picnic lunch and a bundle of energy. The Lake Pertobe precinct is also home to lawn tennis courts, mini golf, an athletics track and there’s a skateboard park nearby. > Australia’s best children’s festival is ready and waiting to warm up your winter school holidays. Fun4Kids Festival offers dozens of live shows across a multitude of themed activity zones that scream fun for all ages. You’ll want to hit it up for more than a day so check out the multi-day family passes. | fun4kids.com.au > Centre in on the fun of the CBD. Catch a latest-release movie at the beloved Capitol Cinema, let ‘em loose on the lanes for a ten pin bowling session, shop for everyone’s favourite things then head to one of dozens of family-friendly eateries to re-fuel the troops for whatever’s next.

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We’re front and centre to all the action. Warrnambool is a perfect springboard for exploring the 12 Apostles, Great Otway National Park, the hinterland and the western reaches of the region. Make the fun last – stay a few days and really get to know us.

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Many a family ritual includes the annual pilgrimage to a holiday in Warrnambool an easy choice given everyone in the family can be entertained especially kids and the big kid in all of us.

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> At Point Ritchie-Moyjil lookout, marvel at an incredible rivermeets-thundering-ocean panorama and a landscape that’s drawn Indigenous people for tens of thousands of years. Like all great stories, it’s only half-told; the best is yet to come. | moyjil.com.au

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> See the Warrnambool CBD through fresh eyes. Grab a guide map and wander the 3km Heritage Walk to famous historic buildings. Make it a treasure hunt: find the wheat-sheaf motif marking the original Smith’s Bakery and church spire shortened by a lightning strike.

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> Spend a whole day exploring every inch of Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village – an 1870s outdoor village with an incredible shipwreck collection, theatre, galleries, tearooms, kids activities and a lighthouse to clamber up. Then experience Flagstaff Hill’s Sound & Light Show each evening. | flagstaffhill.com

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Cheese World

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Sit back and relax in our award winning Tuscan style restaurant and enjoy a blend of authentic and modern Italian inspired dishes. With stone archways and beautiful wall murals, this is no ordinary pizza shop, you’ll feel like you’re right in the heart of Italy. The traditional Italian menu has a modern twist, with dishes that range from gourmet pizzas and pastas to local seafood. Dine in, take away or home delivery.

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Allfresh Seafood

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Darriwill Farm

A: 61 Liebig St, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 0666

The Loft Warrnambool

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Allfresh Seafoods is the largest processor of local seafood on Victoria’s West Coast. Allfresh is “from the ocean to you” buying directly off the Portland Trawler fleet. Allfresh is the major processor of crayfish from Warrnambool and Port Fairy. Known as “Warrnambool Reds” at the Melbourne Seafood Centre, they are considered the premium crayfish. We operate a factory outlet where visitors and locals alike can purchase fresh local, seasonal, seafood! A: 47 McMeekin Rd, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 6633 E: admin@allfreshseafood.com.au

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With a cult following for their famous passionfruit sponge cake, Darriwill Farm Warrnambool offers fresh coffee and food daily. On offer are mouth watering fresh handmade sandwiches, cheese platters, Julius Meinl Coffee, local cakes and gluten free brownies. A must to sample are the Farmers Toasties, made with Irrewarra sourdough and free range eggs. Darriwill Farm Warrnambool are the hamper specialist for all occasions. Follow us on Facebook & Instagram. A: 101a Liebig St, Warrnambool T: 03 5561 4457 E: warrnambool@darriwillfarm.com.au

CREATIVE INSPIRATION

I AM THE DIMMING OF LIGHTS WHEN THE SHOW’S ABOUT TO START.

The gasp when an out-there artwork hits home. Tiny hands applauding a big event. Young or old, you’ll find a find a fresh cultural experience around every corner in Warrnambool’s galleries, theatres, arty spaces and events. Take the time to explore antique shops, markets, galleries or even boutiques and find a lasting memento of Warrnambool to take home. Creative types of all disciplines have long called Warrnambool home and you too may leave inspired by what drives them. And for some after-dark action, Warrnambool has your music needs covered. Get your ‘groove on’ at The Loft - live music nightly, from groovy roots music to Aussie hip-hop to good old rock ‘n’ roll. Feeling more like a movie? The recently refurbished Capitol Cinemas Warrnambool is the place to watch a box office hit in 5-star luxury.

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Located in a heritage building in the heart of the Liebig Street dining precinct, Images is a spacious eatery with high ceilings, chandeliers, leather couches and sumptuous dining booths. There are plenty of vegetarian and gluten free options along with an excellent children’s menu, great cocktails and decadent desserts. With a great reputation for tender yearling steak, oysters and fresh fish the restaurant is very popular with both locals and visitors of all ages. A: 60 Liebig St, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 4208 E: info@imagesrestaurant.com.au

Piccolo Restaurant Warrnambool

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A: Flagstaff Hill, 89 Merri Street, Warrnambool T: 1800 637 725 (Freecall) E: vic@warrnambool.vic.gov.au visitwarrnambool.com.au 5

Red Spoon Thai Eatery serves authentic yet contemporary Thai cuisine, including a very good range of gluten free and vegan dishes. We create fine Thai food with fresh ingredients and free of MSG with prompt, friendly customer service. We’re proudly BYO as we’re focused on our Thai food to enjoy dining-in or as takeaway including home delivery. Open 6 nights a week 5pm until 10pm and lunch weekdays 11am and 3pm. Closed Tuesdays. A: 190 Timor St, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 2576 (bookings and takeaway) redspoonthaieatery.com.au 6

Pinkys Pizza is proudly locally owned and operated, we are open 7 days from 11:30am until late everyday. We have regular specials and provide a gluten free range of pizza as well. You can find the menu on our facebook page. We have a great range of pizza, pasta, ribs and chicken wings, wedges and lots of side orders and desserts available. Pickup/deliveries are available within a 30km radius and we specialise in catering for large events and deliver to motels and caravan parks. A: 68 Liebig St, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 0399 E: pinkys@westvic.com.au facebook.com/PinkysPizzaWarrnambool

From the Hopkins and Merri Rivers to the Botanic Gardens one will never want to be indoors. If that is not enough nature, Warrnambool also provides a fantastic base for exploring the Grampians, 12 Apostles and the volcanic plains, the closest being Tower Hill reserve home to many native Australian wildlife including koalas, emus, kangaroos and many species of waterbirds – Tower Hill is 15km from Warrnambool.

GET TO KNOW > Peak behind the stunning glass façade of the Lighthouse Theatre. Raise the curtain on an evening of whatever tickles your fancy – comedy, musical artistry, drama or grassroots theatre. | lighthousetheatre.com.au > See The Sound and Light Show and plunge the whole family into epic tales of the of the Shipwreck Coast’s history at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. | flagstaffhill.com > Be provoked. Be moved. Be amused. Warrnambool Art Gallery is all about bringing art to the people. Pop in for a walk through or delve deep into the creative by booking in for an artist’s floor talk. | thewag.com.au > Scan Warrnambool’s calendar of events and festivals for a gathering just right for you. Perhaps it’s Flagstaff Hill’s Day on the Hill with its combo of live Aussie music and family activities, or in February, the Wunta Fiesta’s promise of ‘a whale of a time’ hits the spot. | iamwarrnambool.com.au/whatson/

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Comfort Inn Warrnambool International

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Home of non-ocean swimming in Warrnambool for five decades. In 2002, a new facility, AquaZone, was developed with the addition of indoor 25 metre, program and leisure pools, as well as fitness facilities, a crèche and new customer and staff amenities. It is currently Warrnambool’s only aquatic leisure and recreation centre providing indoor and outdoor heated pools for fitness and play, a large gymnasium, spin bike studio and fitness programs. A: Queens Rd, Warrnambool T: 03 5559 4500 E: aquazone@warrnambool.vic.gov.au

Located in the CBD just off the main highway, Comfort Inn Warrnambool International offers a variety of accommodation, from queen rooms, king rooms, spa rooms, family suites, two bedroom apartments and an excellent disabled access room. All 28 guest rooms feature, air-conditioning, electric blankets, Foxtel, Wi-Fi, LCD TVs, refrigerators, toasters, kettles, microwaves, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards. Some rooms have balconies. A: 75 Banyan St, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 8044 E: info@comfortinnwarrnambool.com.au

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Capitol Cinema Centre 3

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Capitol Cinema Centre 3 is a three cinema complex located in Warrnambool’s CBD. First opening in 1930, the Capitol Cinema has been entertaining families for generations. Come and see the latest release blockbusters with state-of-the-art digital projection and 3D Dolby Cinema Technology in a relaxed country atmosphere.

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Warrnambool Holiday Village

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Small and centrally located. 100m from Woolworths Shopping Centre, a short walk to aquatic centre, gardens and all central attractions. This clean and friendly park offers accommodation from ensuite cabins to powered sites. With the inclusion of a playground and jumping pillow the park offers something for everyone. Features include: Free Wi-Fi, camp kitchen, BBQ’S, playground, jumping pillow, dump point and coin laundry. A: 81 Henna St, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 3376 E: whv@holidayvillage.com.au holidayvillage.com.au

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Rafferty’s Tavern

A: 73A Liebig St, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 2888 E: piccolo01@bigpond.com piccolowarrnambool.com.au

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Warrnambool Golf Course

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Visitors are most welcome to enjoy this classically designed layout. Set behind a tertiary dune system the course features a number of spectacular elevated tees, lush fairways, manicured greens and tight driving holes. Touring professional, Marc Leishman, honed his game on this well bunkered, challenging layout that offers terrific variety from one round to another. Open 7 days; competitions Tues, Wed, Thur and Sat, ‘On Course’ pro-shop and licensed bar. A: Younger St, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 8528 E: golf@wgcinc.com.au wgcinc.com.au

NATURAL HIGH > From the shore, ogle giants of the ocean. Between June and September, lay vigil at Logans Beach for a glimpse of Southern Right Whales returning for their annual calve. Call ahead to check if they’re nearby. | T: 1800 637 725 > Over summer, make friends with the island-roaming, penguinprotecting Maremma dogs made famous in the movie Oddball. Pre-book your tour so the whole family can look forward to it. > Grab a torch for everyone (big and small) and take a 2-hour guided twilight tour at Tower Hill Nature Reserve for a close encounter with nocturnal critters and a memory-making sunset crater-scape. | towerhill.org.au > Explore the rich habitat of the Hopkins River estuary on foot, then take a drive to Hopkins Falls and picnic in the park while scanning the curtain-like cascades for jumping baby eels. > Witness tidal gusto at Thunder Point Coastal Reserve. Waves crash endlessly against the rocky shore … until the tide goes out and reveals crystal clear rock pools brimming with wondrous things for little minds to explore.

Tower Hill

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Experience Tower Hill – a dormant volcano of geological significance, now a wildlife reserve and a haven for many of Australia’s animals. You have the rare opportunity to observe these animals in their natural habitat. A guided walking tour provides an opportunity to see and learn about this natural environment and the native animals that call it home. Our guides introduce you to this world, as well as giving you an insight into Indigenous culture. A: Princes Hwy, west of Warrnambool T: 03 5565 9202 E: towerhill@worngundidj.org.au towerhill.org.au

Surfside Holiday Park Relax by the sea at Surfside Holiday Park. • Modern camp kitchen • Direct beach access • Free BBQs • Laundries • Opposite Lake Pertobe • Full grassed caravan and tent sites • Walking distance to main attractions and CBD • Modern amenities A: Pertobe Rd, Warrnambool T: 03 5559 4700 E: info@surfsidepark.com.au surfsidepark.com.au

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ACTIVE ADVENTURE

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I AM THE FRIENDLY RACE TO THE NEXT TRAIL MARKER. Kick-back, gather your faves and explore Warrnambool’s streets, parks, beaches and trails on foot, by bike, or even on horseback. There’s no rush other than when friendly rivalries play out. Oh, and the welcome rush of delight when spectacular scenery pops into view is an added bonus!

YOU’RE WELCOME

LIFE’S A GAME AND WE CAN ALL JOIN IN. I AM READY TO PLAY. Come play in Warrnambool, the largest town on the Great Ocean Road. A thriving coastal city built for fun and family. We’re having a ball and everyone’s invited! With spectacular stretches of coastline, fantastic beaches and breathtaking ocean views, beautiful parks and gardens, seaside walking and bike trails, visiting whales, notorious shipwrecks, unique volcanoes, great food, exhilarating sports and a thriving city centre, Warrnambool has something for every-one.

Warrnambool caters for every-one’s taste when it comes to entertainment! With practically any sport you can think of – tennis, golf, fishing, squash, lawn bowls, swimming, croquet …the list goes on. Then there’s surfing, scuba diving, whale watching, windsurfing, horse riding, leisurely river cruises, walking tracks and a huge range of family activities and attractions including Warrnambool’s indoor aquatic centre.

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The city has an outstanding variety of accommodation, a large range of cafes and restaurants to tickle the tastebuds and an abundance of year-round events and entertainment. We hope this guide will help you discover some of the unique delights to be found. Life in Warrnambool is about taking time out to enjoy – be it by the sea, the river, overlooking the beach, discovering the hidden treasures in our rich hinterland or tasty delights of local cuisine.

If you are more of a spectator than a participant, you’re also spoilt for choice, horse racing, greyhound racing, sprint car racing and some great cycling events give you plenty to choose from.

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Welcome to Rafferty’s Tavern, Warrnambool’s premier family bistro. Facilities include modern family bistro, kids’ playroom with jumping castle, Xbox, climbing equipment and weekend/public holiday activities, sports bar with TAB, functions and cocktail bar, outdoor beer garden and drive-in bottle shop. Our bistro menu has something for everyone from classic pub fare to new modern cuisine including senior’s meals, kids’ meals, lunch and weeknight specials. A: 1145 Raglan Pde, Warrnambool T: 03 5561 1888 E: raffertystavern@gmail.com

Best Western Olde Maritime Motor Inn

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A: 525 Raglan Pde, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 3866 E: info@midcitywarrnambool.com.au

Unique accommodation with Natural Hot Springs Mineral Pools onsite and a seaside location! Quality Suites Deep Blue Warrnambool ticks all the boxes. 80 guest rooms including Ocean View Suites to luxurious Penthouse Apartments. The European designed resort complements the Great Ocean Roads only Natural Hot Springs Pool, guests can enjoy beautiful Day Spa facilities - it’s the ultimate relaxation. Features include in-room Wi-Fi, dedicated movie channels and parking. A: Worm Bay Rd, Warrnambool T: 03 5559 2000 E: reservations@qsdb.com.au

Stay at this charming Warrnambool hotel located in the heart of town, close to attractions including Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum, Tower Hill Game Reserve, Botanic Gardens and Hopkins Falls. Fully refurbished motel, two bedroom self-contained apartments. Free Wi-Fi. Restaurant, bar and free gym on-site. Raj’s Bar offers old world charm making it the perfect setting to meet, chat and enjoy a pre-dinner drink. Short walk to CBD, beaches and museum. A: Corner Banyan and Merri Sts, Warrnambool T: 03 5561 1415 or 1800 035 069 E: info@oldemaritime.com.au

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Transit South West operates 7 days a week (excluding public holidays), servicing Warrnambool, Port Fairy and Allansford. Our modern, air-conditioned, easy access DDA compliant vehicles, paired with our friendly and knowledgeable drivers will ensure that all your travel needs are met whilst visiting the South West. We also connect with Warrnambool Rail for inbound and outbound services to Melbourne, Portland, Mount Gambier, Apollo Bay and Hamilton.

A: 54 Kepler St, Warrnambool T: 03 5563 2000

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Located in the heart of Warrnambool’s dining precinct, Piccolo Restaurant provides a fresh, seasonal menu, showcasing some of the Coast’s best local cuisine on offer. Real, comfort food with a twist. At Piccolo, we believe that quality, consistency and contentment shouldn’t come at a price. Our friendly staff will make you feel at home in our contemporary setting and ensure your evening is relaxed and enjoyable.

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Warrnambool as a city by the sea provides the perfect place to marvel at the wonder of the southern ocean but nature’s canvas offers so much more.

Mid City Motel Warrnambool

Mid City Motel Warrnambool is truly in a class of its own. Centrally located in the heart of Warrnambool and only minutes to the main street and beautiful beaches, Mid City is the perfect place for your next holiday, conference or event. Offering 61 recently renovated motel rooms, hi speed free Wi-Fi, a licensed restaurant, function facilities, outdoor pool and spa, BBQ gazebo area and playground.

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The local Visitor Information Centre Team can help you plan and book to make sure you get the most out of your visit.

Red Spoon Thai Eatery

I AM A ROLLICK IN THE DEEP BLUE. Where Mother Nature lives. Join in the fun of incredible wildlife encounters, eyeball nature in action and capture all the jaw-dropping colour and movement in your memory bank.

A: 58 Liebig St, Warrnambool T: 0417 169 073 E: loftlivemusic@gmail.com

Images Restaurant, Café & Cocktail Bar

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City Bistro is a fully licensed bistro open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. The restaurant offers affordable dining with a delicious on-trend menu, specialty nights, seniors menu and a great kids menu and playroom. The Starlight Café - enjoy delicious cakes and slices with coffee or hot chocolate. Hot snacks also available including toasties and fish and chips. Best of all, Free Lawn Bowls for the family – bookings essential. A: 50-58 Cramer St, Warrnambool T: 03 5561 4155 E: info@citybowlsclub.com.au

AquaZone

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The Loft Live Music is your home of original live music. From local bands to international headliners, from comedy to cabaret, The Loft lives for music and fun times. Now with more room, more beers on tap and crazy cocktails. Situated in the middle of the best food places in Warrnambool. Also available for Private functions.

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City Memorial Bowls Club & City Bistro

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Allansford Cheese World, situated on the Great Ocean Road just 15 minutes from Warrnambool, is operated by the Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory, the oldest dairy processor in Australia. Cheese World is the outlet for the company’s award-winning Warrnambool Cheddar varieties. The complex includes a cheese tasting cellar, gourmet gift shop, café and a museum showcasing local dairy farming history. Admission is free. A: 5330 Great Ocean Road, Allansford T: 03 5565 3127 E: cheese.world@saputo.com

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Climb Australia’s most significant lighthouse (1848) to experience awesome views 90m above the wild Southern Ocean. Explore our Cultural Centre for insight into local Indigenous ways, artefacts and bush tucker plants. Heritage buildings including the Telegraph Station, WW2 Radar Bunker or even stay in the original Lightkeeper’s Cottages. Enjoy fresh food at our Lightkeeper’s Kitchen. See koalas and kangaroos in nearby Great Otway NP. Whales May-Oct. Open daily 9am-5pm,last entry 4.30pm. A: Cape Otway Lighthouse Rd via Great Ocean Rd, Cape Otway T: 03 5237 9240 E: keeper@lightstation.com lightstation.com

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

ADVENTURE TIME > Stroll the 5.7km Foreshore Promenade linking the historic Breakwater and Logans Beach via Lake Pertobe, Lady Bay and Hopkins River estuary. Skipping and hand-holding encouraged. > Jump on your bikes and hit the trail. The 37km Warrnambool-Port Fairy Rail Trail meanders through history and nature and takes you along for the ride. > Plan a fun fishing expedition off the Breakwater. You just might land enough fresh pinkie snapper for dinner. > A 1.5hr twilight beach trail ride is an exhilarating adventure for experienced or beginner riders. Especially when you share the fun with loved ones. > Get wet. Get wave-dunked. Get silly. Warrnambool’s beach game is on point. Relax in picturesque Lady Bay or catch waves at Japs.

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FRONT-ROW SEATS. Perched on the Southern Ocean with nature putting on the most amazing show on earth. The planet’s only place to see Southern Right Whales nursing just beyond the easy-breezy shore. Where Maremma dogs guard an island of penguins. Where the adventure park leaps with flying foxes and a muddling maze. Where your inner child gets to giggle and splash, to run wild and free. Every single day.

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Swich Rentals

Don’t miss a moment of today. Will we swim or surf? Will we wander a riverbank or cycle a bush trail? Will we delve into maritime history at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, see a show, shop up a storm or eat ‘til our bellies bulge?

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• Vehicles from $35 a day • Local pick up and drop off service • Small to luxury cars available Contact us today on 1300 809 747 or email bookings@swichrentals.com.au to arrange a booking.

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Otway Fly Treetop Adventures takes your rainforest experience to new heights in the lush surrounds of the magnificent Otway Ranges. Whether you’re soaking up the breath-taking birds-eye view of the rainforest on the Treetop Walk or soaring through the leafy treetops on the awe-inspiring Zipline Tour, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.

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