Warrnambool attractions

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 for its reproduction of an 1870s port town. It also has the nightly Tales of the Shi…
Top Choice Gallery in Warrnambool

Warrnambool Art Gallery

One of Australia's oldest art galleries (established 1886), Warrnambool has a collection of works by prominent Australian painters. Its most famous piece is Eugene von Guérard's landscape Tower Hill, which is so det…
Top Choice Gallery in Warrnambool

F Project Gallery

Set up in a former funeral home by local art collective the F Project, this contemporary gallery always has something interesting showing at its monthly exhibitions. Pop round the back to say g'day to the artists in…
Public Art in Warrnambool

Street Art

Over the years Warrnambool has gained a reputation for its public art. One of its most striking pieces is the colossal Ngatanwarr (Welcome) mural, which adorns a building at the corner of Merri and Kepler Sts. The m…
Landmark in Warrnambool

Logan's Beach Whale-Watching Platform

Southern right whales come to mate and nurse their young in the waters near Logan's Beach from July to September, breaching and fluking off the platform. It's a major tourist drawcard, but sightings are not guarante…
Factory in Warrnambool

Allansford Cheese World

On the outskirts of Warrnambool – 12km east, in the dairy township of Allansford – is the slightly tacky Cheese World. It's run by the Warrnambool Cheese & Butter factory, whose processing plant across the road …
Gallery in Warrnambool

Outlaw Gallery

Inside the old Fletcher Jones clothing factory is this contemporary art gallery with attached studios and workshops. The space is small, but it's always worth stopping by to see what's showing. It also offers drop-i…
Gardens in Warrnambool

Warrnambool Botanic Gardens

These gardens were laid out in 1877 by William Guilfoyle, the same curator who designed Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens. There's a good variety of plant species, Moreton Bay pines, and manicured lawn and duck-fill…