Warrnambool is a major provincial city at the western extremity of the Great Ocean Road.
Whales are regularly seen at Logans Beach.
600 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool
Tel (03) 5564 7837
Open 9am-5pm daily
V/line (tel 13 61 96) operate regular rail services to Geelong and Melbourne and buses to points along the coast as well as Mount Gambier, Ballarat and Melbourne. The train station is located on Merri Street and buses depart from Raglan Parade.
Transit South West operate a fairly extensive network of local bus routes around Warrnambool.
17 Stanley Street, Warrnambool
Tel (03) 5562 4874
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum comprises a recreated village, restored ships and an
exhibition of artefacts recovered from southwest Victoria’s many shipwrecks.
Merri Street. Warrnambool
Bus 6, 8
Tel (03) 5564 7841
Admission $15.95 day entry; Shipwrecked sound and laser show $25.50.
Open 9am-5pm daily (last entry 4pm)
The southern right whale can be seen May-Oct; the best viewing spot is at Logans Beach
where a viewing platform has been constructed.