Things to See and Do
Featured Things to See and Do
Distance is calculated point-to-point. If landmarks, waterways or rivers are nearby, the distance may be further by road.
Hopkins River Falls
Measuring 90 metres in length and plunging 12 metres over basalt rocks into a pristine pool of water, Hopkins Falls is a stunning natural attraction located close to the park. Especially impressive over the winter months or after rainfall, the falls are the perfect spot for a picnic.
Off the coast of Warrnambool is well-known for its high-level of whale activity. From June until September the whales swim along the coastline, keeping close to shore to raise their young. Logan’s Beach Whale Viewing Platform is the prime location for avid whale watchers.
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Warrnambool’s fantastic Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground is a year-round family attraction. This 8ha adventure playground is paradise for kids with giant slides, flying foxes, a maze and boat rides. There are lovely walking tracks around the lakes, and the park features delightful picnic areas and sheltered BBQ facilities.
History and Culture
Discover Warrnambool’s rich history at one of the towns many cultural attractions. Don’t just learn about the region’s history, experience it at the Flagstaff Hill Historic Maritime Village. The museum tells the story of the hundreds of ships claimed by Shipwreck Coast and life for the first European settlers.
Warrnambool and its surrounding area offer a great range of town, coastal and hinterland walking trails, allowing you to explore at your own leisure. For a coastal walk, visit Warrnambool’s award-winning Foreshore Promenade. Stretching over 5.7km, it runs from the Breakwater along the coastline back to the mouth of Hopkins River.