I AM Warrnambool Official Map 2020

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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. The city has an outstanding variety of accommodation, a large range of cafés 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.


EXPLORE WARRNAMBOOL + SURROUNDS. 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. visitgreatoceanroad.org.au #iamwarrnambool #visitgreatoceanroad

IT’S EASIER THAN YOU THINK. Drive. Just over 3 hours from Melbourne via the Princes Highway (more than 5 hours via the Great Ocean Road) + 8 hours from Adelaide. Pick up hire cars at Melbourne Tullamarine, Avalon or Adelaide airports. Fly. For Private Charter flights, Warrnambool airport is located just 10 minutes out of the city. | warrnambool.vic.gov.au/warrnambool-airport Train. Several train services between Melbourne and Warrnambool each day. | vline.com.au Bus. Connecting coaches from Geelong to Warrnambool (via Apollo Bay), three times a week. | ptv.vic.gov.au Getting about. You can walk to many attractions or grab a bus or taxi in the city.

WARRNAMBOOL VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE Flagstaff Hill, 89 Merri Street, Warrnambool Freecall: 1800 637 725 visitwarrnambool.com.au iamwarrnambool.com.au #iamwarrnambool #visitgreatoceanroad


FAMILY FUN

I AM THE MAGIC IN THE MAZE, THE GIGGLE IN THE PLAYGROUND. 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! 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. 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.


PLAY TIME > 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. > Don’t miss Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum, where you can immerse yourself in the historic village and in the evening take in the sound and light show. | flagstaffhill.com > 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.


ACTIVE ADVENTURE

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! 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, relaxing mineral springs, walking tracks and a huge range of family activities and attractions including Warrnambool’s indoor aquatic centre. 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.


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. > Harnessing the healing powers of the natural geothermal waters, the Deep Blue Hot Springs is a self-guided journey to relaxation and rejuvenation. > Get wet. Get wave-dunked. Get silly. Warrnambool’s beach game is on point. Relax in picturesque Lady Bay or catch waves at Japs. ADVERTISEMENT SYMBOLS Attraction

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NATURE’S DRAMA

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. 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. 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 Lakes and Plains, the closest being Tower Hill Nature Reserve home to many native Australian wildlife including koalas, emus, kangaroos and many species of waterbirds – Tower Hill is 15km from Warrnambool.


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. > 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. Contact the Warrnambool Visitor Information Centre for times. | T: 1800 637 725 > 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.


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WHERE TO BEGIN Warrnambool Visitor Information Centre Flagstaff Hill, 89 Merri Street, Warrnambool Freecall: 1800 637 725 visitwarrnambool.com.au iamwarrnambool.com.au #iamwarrnambool #visitgreatoceanroad


Allfresh Seafood

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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 allfreshseafood.com.au

Bojangles Pizzeria Restaurant

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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. A: 61 Liebig St, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 0666 bojanglespizza.com

Clovelly Restaurant and Bar

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Clovelly Restaurant and Bar Warrnambool is known for its flavour-filled menu, genuine hospitality and lively atmosphere. Executive Chef Jonathan Parker offers a modern Australian menu ranging from well-loved classics to fine dining dishes all focusing on locally sourced produce. Within walking distance to Warrnambool town centre, Clovelly Restaurant is a must visit establishment on your next trip to Warrnambool. Dine in, take away or home delivery. A: 116 Merri St, Warrnambool T: 03 5561 1415 E: info@clovellyrestaurant.com.au clovellyrestaurant.com.au


Elements Restaurant & Bar

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Discover all the elements of a great dining experience. With an extensive menu to suit all personal tastes, Elements Restaurant & Bar is favourited for quality food in a comfortable dining atmosphere. Featuring a restaurant with bar, lounge with open fire and friendly country hospitality. Open daily for breakfast and dinner.

A: 525 Raglan Pde, Warrnambool T: 03 5562 3866 E: reservations@themidcity.com.au midcitywarrnambool.com.au/restaurant/

Images Restaurant, Café & Cocktail Bar

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Located in a heritage building in the heart of Liebig Street, Images is a spacious eatery with high ceilings, chandeliers, leather couches and sumptuous dining booths. Recently added is a stylish outdoor dining area. Extensive menu provides lots of vegetarian and gluten free options with a huge choice of cocktails and decadent desserts. With a great reputation for tender yearling steak, fresh oysters and fish, Images 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 imagesrestaurant.com.au

Pavilion Café & Bar

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Open seven days a week from 8am to 5pm, the Pavilion Café and Bar is akin to Australian beach life. It is housed within a superb architectural building overlooking the water with unparalleled views of the Lady Bay, Southern Ocean and Middle Islands. The Pavilion serves sensational coffee, breakfast, lunch and cakes.

A: 50 Viaduct Rd, Warrnambool T: 03 5561 1551 E: contact@pavilion.net.au pavilion.net.au


Pinkys Pizza

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Pinkys Pizza is proudly locally owned and operated, we are open 7 days from 11:30am until late. We have regular specials and provide a gluten free range of pizzas 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. Pick up/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

Cheese World

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Situated on the Great Ocean Road just 10 minutes from Warrnambool. Enjoy a complimentary tasting of our locally made cheeses and a selection of other gourmet products. Purchase cheese, condiments, wine and giftware. Enjoy a meal, coffee or a famous Sungold milkshake in our cafĂŠ. Explore our local dairy history Museum. Admission is free. A: 5330 Great Ocean Rd, Allansford T: 03 5565 3127 E: cheese.world@saputo.com cheeseworld.com.au

Deep Blue Hot Springs Harnessing the healing powers of the natural geothermal waters, the Deep Blue Hot Springs is a self-guided journey to relaxation and rejuvenation. Immerse yourself in the open-air Sanctuary with fifteen geothermal rock pools and sensory caves, a nourish dome and salt therapy room. Reserved for persons aged 18 years and over.

A: Worm Bay Rd, Warrnambool T: 03 5559 2020 E: hotsprings@thedeepblue.com.au thedeepblue.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

Winter Whale Trail

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From May to September, the giants of the deep journey from the Antarctic for their annual babymoon, breeding, birthing and raising their calves in our backyard. The Winter Whale Trail through Warrnambool, Port Fairy and Portland, is a unique whale watching itinerary. See whales and their young within 100 metres of the shore. Check out the full Winter Whale Trail itinerary at visitwarrnambool.com.au

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Worn Gundidj at Tower Hill

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Driven by a passion to share Australia’s unique environment, wildlife and indigenous culture, Worn Gundidj conduct tours at the Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve in South West Victoria. Enjoy the Australian bush and observe our native wildlife roaming free in their natural habitat. Worn Gundidj tours engage guests with this extraordinary natural world, introducing them to the 65,000 year old culture and practices of the lands original inhabitants. T: 03 5565 9202 E: towerhill@worngundidj.org.au towerhill.org.au


BIG4 NRMA Warrnambool Riverside HP

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Nestled between rolling farmlands and the flowing Hopkins River, BIG4 NRMA Warrnambool Riverside Holiday Park is located only minutes from the centre of Warrnambool and the world-renowned Great Ocean Road. Enjoy spacious villas, self-contained cabins, and grassy caravan and camp sites. Plus, with both an indoor and outdoor pool, mini-golf course, bouncing pillow and all the essentials, the perfect holiday awaits. A: 125 Jubilee Park Rd, Warrnambool T: 03 5565 1327 E: warrnambool@nrmaparksandresorts.com.au nrmaparksandresorts.com.au/ warrnambool-riverside

Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs

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Warrnambool’s iconic spa resort is your place to Relax, Rejuvenate & Replenish. Discover the resort’s unique offering. A wide range of guest rooms including penthouse apartments with expansive ocean views, onsite restaurant & bar, bath house & day spa, infrared sauna, salt room and all new open-air hot spring’s sanctuary with a myriad of geothermal rockpools and sensory caves for deep healing & relaxation. A: Worm Bay Rd, Warrnambool T: 03 5559 2000 E: reservations@thedeepblue.com.au thedeepblue.com.au

Flagstaff Hill Lighthouse Lodge

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Stay in our award-winning Lighthouse Lodge, located adjacent to the Lady Bay lighthouses and Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. Self-contained three bedrooms, each with queen or twin beds and own ensuite. With shared kitchen, lounge, BBQ area, laundry and free Wi-Fi. Highest rated accommodation in Warrnambool on Trip Advisor.

A: 83 Merri St, Warrnambool T: 1800 556 111 E: fshreception@warrnambool.vic.gov.au lighthouselodge.com.au


Mid City Motel Warrnambool

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

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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