Situated at the end of the Great Ocean Road and just over three hour’s drive from Melbourne, Port Fairy is the charming seaside village with beautiful bluestone buildings, historic wharf, nineteenth century cottages and great Norfolk pines surrounded by diverse natural attractions including the Southern Ocean and Moyne River.
Port Fairy is famed for its festivals. Each year visitors flock to Port Fairy in March for the Folk Festival, in June for the Winter Weekends and in December for the Moyneyana Festival.
Port Fairy is the perfect place to get active with surf beaches to suit all abilities, picturesque walking and riding trails, excellent fishing and one of Australia’s best links golf course.
If it is a slow place you are after Port Fairy has a vibrant art scene with a diverse array of boutiques, antique stores and art and craft shops scattered throughout the town. Or you can relax and enjoy the fine food and wine on offer at one of the many great pubs, cafes and restaurants.
With hotels overlooking the harbour, luxurious apartments on East Beach, Cosy B&B’s with a roaring open fire or family friendly caravan parks Port Fairy has a wide range of accommodation options and something to suit every traveller and budget.
Food options abound in Port Fairy. A cheeky cafe breakfast in the sunshine, wholesome pub meals in front of an open fire, gourmet fine dining, fish ‘n’ chips on the beach or some gourmet products from our local IGA. There is something to suit every taste bud.
You will never be short of entertainment in Port Fairy. With sun, sand and watersports, boutique shops and galleries, island and beachside walks, golf, fishing and Australian native flora and fauna you will be looking to extend your stay.