Location Port Fairy Victoria 3284 Australia
The population of Port Fairy is approximately 3,000 but swells in summer to over 12,000 and particularly for The Port Fairy Folk Festival (over 40,000)
Port Fairy prospers on a combination of fishing and tourism. It still boasts one of Victoria's largest fishing fleets. The seas are known for shark, crayfish and abalone, as well as a wide variety of fish.
Discover history in every corner of this charming old fishing village on Victoria's Great Ocean Road. Wide streets are lined by nineteenth century cottages, great Norfolk pines, old stone churches, boarding houses and inns. Many fine examples of the architecture of the 1800s remain intact, and more than 50 buildings are classified by the National Trust.
~ Dine at the Merrijig Inn, awarded 2 hats by the Age Good Food Guide.
~ Take a cruise out to the seal colony on Lady Julia Percy Island.
~ See abundant native wildlife at the Tower Hill State Game Reserve.
~ Heritage walks
~ Fishing port
~ Art and craft
• Moyneyana Festival December - January
• Port Fairy Folk Festival - March
• Shipwreck Coast Golf Classic - August
• Spring Music Festival - October
• Heritage Discovery Weekend - November