Warrnambool Holidays & Travel Guide

Located just over 3 hours southwest of Melbourne, Warrnambool is a popular holiday destination along the Great Ocean Road. Renowned as one of the most scenic coastal drives in Australia, the Great Ocean Road is an attraction in itself however Warrnambool is a popular spot to stopover whether it be for one day or one week. Home to a scenic coastal promenade and a number of heritage museums, Warrnambool also features an iconic Shipwreck Coast including an unforgettable and unique laser sound and light show.


Located throughout town, Warrnambool accommodation offers an excellent range of places to stay that range from 3 stars to 5 stars. With a variety of accommodation options designed to suit all visitors and budgets, Warrnambool accommodation ranges from main street apartments to self-catering holiday homes, charming B&Bs, spacious hotel rooms, cottages with sea views and much more. Regardless of whether you’re simply stopping over for the night on your Great Ocean Road journey or intend to stay for a little longer, there is a great range of Warrnambool accommodation to suit everyone.

Warrnambool Holiday Packages

Warrnambool holiday packages are the ultimate way to experience this wonderful coastal town on a touring journey of the iconic Great Ocean Road coastal drive. Offering an easy and affordable way to arrange and book your holiday, these Warrnambool holiday packages offer the best value for money. Make the most of your time in Warrnambool and on the Great Ocean Road while enjoying significant savings thanks to these holiday packages. Save time and money by combining everything from accommodation to flights or car hire, tours, meals, travel insurance and much more and benefit from heavily discounted rates and a range of benefits like room upgrades, free nights, complimentary inclusions and more.


Located on Victoria’s southwest coast, Warrnambool overlooks the Southern Ocean and is surrounded by lush green dairy farmlands. Kissed by the sea air, Warrnambool is home to a popular foreshore promenade as well as a number of family friendly and historical attractions. Famous for its seafaring history, Warrnambool is home to an historic lighthouse, Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Shipwreck Coast including the 1878 Loch Ard shipwreck which is brought to life with a dramatic laser light and sound show. There’s also Logan’s Beach, a popular recreational spot home to a viewing platform ideal for catching a glimpse of the majestic southern right whales during annual migration between June and October. Warrnambool also boasts a vibrant arts scene, a number of exciting events, fantastic food and dining as well as the award-winning Flying Horse bar & Brewery. More about Warrnambool Attractions

Getting to Warrnambool

Located approximately 3 hours southwest of Melbourne, getting to Warrnambool is an easy and enjoyable scenic coastal drive along the iconic Great Ocean Road touring route. There are two main routes to Warrnambool, the first being the quickest and most direct via the Princes Highway. However the slower but more scenic route along the Great Ocean Road is by far the most popular and is worth the additional time. Allow at least 6 hours from Melbourne to enjoy the sights and attractions along the way. There’s also excellent public transport options available including V/Line rail services direct to Warrnambool as well as V/Line bus services from Geelong to Warrnambool that travel via the Great Ocean Road and Apollo Bay.