Port Fairy | Port Fairy
This historic village with buildings dating back to the 1840’s is full of charm. From its nineteen century stone cottages, towering Norfolk Pines, traditional fishing boats and a great shopping precinct there is something here for everyone. Once a busy fishing port that serviced the local farming district, Port Fairy is now a bustling seaside holiday resort. A wide variety of restaurants, excellent boutique shopping and massage and day spa facilities are avialable. The township also has a heated swimming pool.
There are many historic walks to be taken as well as water activities, with long stretches of beaches, surfing, sailing, boat tours and seal watching opportunities.
Historic buildings in the area include old whaling station homes, seaman cottages, merchants homes and impressive public buildings. The History Centre is open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday form 2 – 5pm or by appointment.
At the local fishermans wharf you may be lucky enough to watch the fisherman unloading their catches which include southern rock lobster (crayfish), abalone and shark. There is a local boat ramp for recreational fishing vessels.
A bike trail strectches form Port Fairy to Warrnambool. Local scenic attractions include Tower Hill, The Crags and Griffith Island.
Port Fairy is a great place to retreat, eat take a walk back in time and recharge your batteries.
There are no special deals available at the moment but please send a booking enquiry.