VIRTUAL FUN WITH HISTORY - WEEK 1
Welcome to our virtual Fun with History Tour! We kick things off this week with ‘EMOH’ The original house of William Rutledge, the merchant known as the ‘King of Port Fairy’.
VIRTUAL FUN WITH HISTORY - WEEK 2
Did you know that Port Fairy was initially called Belfast? Do you want to dig deeper into the roots of Port Fairy’s history and find out why? Well, you’ve come to the right place!
Let me introduce you to James Atkinson…
VIRTUAL FUN WITH HISTORY - WEEK 3
This stone monument was placed near the Port Fairy Visitor Information Centre in 2011 as a memorial to all the Aborigines killed in the southwest
VIRTUAL FUN WITH HISTORY - WEEK 4
Ahh the Merrijig Inn…of historical significance as one of the oldest surviving hotels in Victoria. Are you familiar with the story of the Merrijig Inn?
VIRTUAL FUN WITH HISTORY - WEEK 5
Kick back and relax as we take you on a journey back to the beginning of Seacombe House in Port Fairy.
VIRTUAL FUN WITH HISTORY - WEEK 6
Join us on a virtual history tour of Douglas House and find out how one building has been used for so many unique trades.
VIRTUAL FUN WITH HISTORY - WEEK 7
Widely recognised for quality accommodation, and prime location perfectly positioned on the Moyne river, lies Gobles Mill House.
However, this charming boutique B&B is more than just a point of accommodation, it has a large story to tell…
BATTERY HILL & THE MOYNE RIVER - WORTHY OF EXPLORATION
Come along with our VIC Tour Guide and enjoy one of the many picturesque walks around historic Port Fairy!
THE MOYNE RIVER
Located on the Moyne River the old wharf and port are worthy of exploration, with a historic lifeboat, whaleboat, and buildings. There is also a variety of pleasure craft and fishing boats that sail up and down the Moyne River providing a nautical spectacle.
THE HISTORIC TOWNSHIP OF PORT FAIRY
“Don’t just visit Port Fairy, visit Port Fairy’s history!” So why don’t you ask yourself one question: “Why was Port Fairy once called Belfast?” If you want to explore this question and find answers - read on!
7 DAYS ON THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD- PART 2
Early beach mornings, geothermal spas and whale watching - the second stretch of our 7 days on the Great Ocean Road was full of surprises.
5 FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT THE SHIPWRECK COAST
There's a section of coast between Cape Otway and Port Fairy in Victoria that holds a fascinating chapter in Australian maritime history. Base yourself in Warrnambool and discover the stories for yourself.