22 April 2018




Port Fairy, a spot where you can park your car for your entire holiday and walk to the shops, beach, for fish and chips and a fish at the wharf. A special spot for many families with great playgrounds, beaches, cafes and restaurants. Port Fairy has something for every-one.

I share with you my ideal day in Port Fairy - 

  • Port Fairy Wharf – walk along the historic wharf, breath in the fresh air, check out the catch of the day and admire the beautiful homes. Bring your fishing rod, knitting or a book, take a seat and watch the boats go by.
  • Griffiths Island walk – allow 1 hour to walk around Griffiths Island to the lighthouse and spot the wildlife along the way. Be sure to pack your beanie during winter and a hat during summer, but remember to take your camera no matter the season
  • Beaches Port Fairy offers a variety of swimming and surf beaches, or perhaps you fancy a snorkel or stand up paddle? Whatever you desire, Port Fairy will have a beach for you. Check with the local Visitor Information Centre for the one that would be suited to you
  • Shops – Port Fairy is renowned for its speciality and boutique shopping. Take your time to wander the local shops, we can guarantee you will not leave empty handed!  
  • Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve – Pack a picnic or perhaps buy an icecream when you arrive. When you arrive at Tower Hill you will want to stay longer than planned. With a variety of walks, plenty of wildlife to see – you will be left feeling relaxed and revived from the fresh country air.

Port Fairy Beach Family Great Ocean Road Victoria 053A35742 Port Fairy Lighthouse Great Ocean Road Victoria 053A3877 32






Do you still have some more time?

  • The Giant Yambuk Slide – 15 minutes from Port Fairy, take the challenge and try the Giant Yambuk Slide! A fun activity for young and old!
  • Port Fairy to Koroit rail trail – if you packed your bike or walking shoes (or maybe runner shoes!) – enjoy the scenic ride along the rail trail to Koroit. Pack your spare change, enjoy a coffee, cake or perhaps a counter meal at Koroit.
  • Port Fairy Golf Club – one of the most renowned golf courses in Australia, get your mates together and have a game.

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A blog contributed by a weekend adventurer, casual walker, coffee lover and market enthusiast. Enjoying days along the Great Ocean Road.

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