Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, Winchelsea is a picturesque gateway to the Otway Hinterlands and Western District. Located on the banks of the Barwon River, Winchelsea is steeped in history and surrounded by fertile farmland and historic buildings. Be whisked away to days of old by the town’s fresh natural environment and elegant country lifestyle.
Winchelsea offers romance, charisma and an immersion into the tranquil, gentle beauty of the countryside. Indulge yourself with a range of intriguing historic attractions and activities, delicious cafes, traditional pubs and charming antique and gift shops.
Destination Action Plan
Winchelsea page on Visit Great Ocean Road
Preferred Partner Program
Enhance your profile on your local destination website under ‘Where to Stay’, ‘What to Do’ or ‘Eat & Drink’ with a featured listing that puts your business at the top of the page in a premium position. (Limited to 6 advertisers per business type)
Promote your business on the region’s official tourism website - visitgreatoceanroad.org.au with a profile listing and opportunity to display a brochure in your local Visitor Information Centre.
General Manager, Liz Price
We need to encourage visitors to see the breadth and depth of what we have to offer, to encourage them to stay longer, travel further, spend more money and to come back again and again.