Nestled into the rising contour of Victoria’s south-west coast amid green dairying country and overlooking the deep blue of the Southern Ocean. Breathe in the sea air with a stroll along the 5.7-kilometre Foreshore Promenade, then pause for a break at one of the many local cafes or restaurants.
Discover the seafaring history of Warrnambool and the rugged Shipwreck Coast with a visit to the award winning Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. Admire the historic lighthouses and see the infamous Loch Ard shipwreck of 1878 brought to life with a fascinating sound and laser show.
Find a spot at the viewing platform at Logans Beach and be the first to catch a glimpse of a fluking southern right whale. These giants return every June to October to their nursery at the beach to give birth and raise their calves. They can often be seen just 100 metres off the shore.
Explore a vibrant arts and events scene, concentrated at the south end of Liebig Street, and enjoy fine food at excellent restaurants serving the best and freshest local produce. Bring the family to the Fun 4 Kids Festival, one of Australia’s best community events, celebrating imagination and creative spirit especially for children.
WARRNAMBOOL CITY COUNCIL
Address: 25 Liebig Street, Warrnambool Vic 3280
Postal address: PO Box 198, Warrnambool 3280
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 5pm
Phone: 1300 003 280 (local call) or (03) 5559 4800
SMS: 0429 709 146
Fax: (03) 5559 4900