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Top Choice Greek in Aireys Inlet & Around

A La Grecque

Be whisked away to the Mediterranean at this outstanding modern Greek taverna. Mezze such as seared scallops or braised cuttlefish with apple, celery and a lime dressing, and mains such as grilled pork shoulder are …
Top Choice Greek in Apollo Bay

Chris’s Beacon Point Restaurant

Feast on memorable ocean views, deliciously fresh seafood and Greek-influenced dishes at Chris's hilltop fine-dining sanctuary among the treetops. Reservations recommended. You can also stay in its wonderful stilted…
Top Choice Historic Site in Warrnambool

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

The world-class Flagstaff Hill precinct is of equal interest for its shipwreck museum, heritage-listed lighthouses and garrison as it is for its reproduction of a historical Victorian port town. It also has the nig…
Top Choice Music in Port Fairy

Port Fairy Folk Festival

Australia’s premier folk-music festival is held on the Labour Day long weekend in March. It includes an excellent mix of international and national acts, while the streets are abuzz with buskers. Accommodation can b…
Top Choice Pub Food in Nelson

Nelson Hotel

As real as outback pubs come, the Nelson Hotel (established in 1855) is an essential stop for a beer and friendly yarn with locals. It's got a character-filled front bar and bistro serving hearty meals, and rooms ar…
Top Choice Cafe in Wye River

Wye General

This cafe has marched into town and there’s nothing general about it. From fantastic burgers, homemade sourdough to perfect coffee, this smart indoor-outdoor joint has polished concrete floors, timber features and a…
Top Choice Landmark in Port Campbell National Park

Twelve Apostles

The most iconic sight and enduring image for most visitors to the Great Ocean Road, the Twelve Apostles provide a fitting climax to the journey. Jutting out from the ocean in spectacular fashion, these rocky stacks …
Top Choice Modern Australian in Port Fairy

Merrijig Kitchen

One of coastal Victoria's most atmospheric restaurants, warm yourself by the open fire and enjoy superb dining with a menu that changes according to what’s seasonal. Delectable food with great service.
Top Choice Modern Australian in Geelong

Jack & Jill

Choose three small dishes from the menu of regional produce (perhaps local Barwon lamb and couscous filo parcel with lemon yoghurt and pomegranate molasses) and they’ll all be served to you on one plate. Upstairs ha…
Top Choice Lighthouse in Aireys Inlet & Around

Split Point Lighthouse

Scale the 136 steps to the top of the beautiful 'White Queen' lighthouse for sensational 360-degree views. Built in 1891, the 34m-high lighthouse is still operational (though now fully automated). It's only accessib…