Coastal Victoria enjoys a temperate climate with warm summers, balmy and mild spring and autumn and cool winters. The main summer season is from December-February and the quietest time of the year is the Aussie winter June-August.
Drift House is an award-winning boutique retreat at the heart of Port Fairy, a former fishing village at the end of Victoria’s famous Great Ocean Road. Six individually designed suites are spread throughout a uniquely renovated Victorian mansion
Merging Victorian heritage with cutting-edge design, Drift House is a unique hotel set on the waterfront of charming Port Fairy, on Australia’s Great Ocean Road. Award-winning architecture firm Multiplicity have sensitively preserved much of the original Victorian stone and detailing of this bluestone mansion, expertly blending the old with the startlingly modern, with perforated metal and walls of glass serving to extend and transform the property. This synergy of traditional and modern has given Drift House its idiosyncratic style, reinforced with the multitude of original artwork created and curated by the artist owner, Colleen Guiney.
Explore Australia’s most exciting culinary destination in the company of a passionate local foodie, taking you to some of Melbourne’s best kept secrets and sampling food and wine amongst the city’s neighborhoods and local markets.
This mornings hike is more challenging than yesterday, but avid walkers will be rewarded with spectacular seascapes and wild-weathered headlands.
Capture the true essence of Melbourne on this teenage-friendly tour of Melbourne. Explore the laneways by bike before trying your hand at spray painting, inspired by Melbourne's varied street art. The perfect day out for the whole family.
Spend a day exploring one of the greatest driving routes in the world, with its world-class surf breaks, quaint seaside towns, deserted coves and towering cliffs, before boarding a private helicopter and seeing this spectacular landscape from the air.
Drift House sits at the heart of sleepy Port Fairy, at the end of the famous Great Ocean Road. Port Fairy can be reached in approximately 3.5 hours from Melbourne, but the spectacularly scenic drive is best broken up by stops to soak up the incredible scenery and charming towns en-route.
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Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia