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promenade is the perfect place
for visitors to stretch their legs,
with 5.7 kilometres of track
from the breakwater to the fa-
mous whale nursery at Logans
Beach. Lady Bay offers protect-
ed beaches and the breakwater
offers visitors great views and a
good spot to fish.
FUN4KIDS FESTIVAL: The
state's premier children's
festival will run from July 3-10.
Housed in a 2.5-acre indoor
"village" in the heart of War-
rnambool, the festival offers
oodles of hands-on entertain-
ment for two to 12-year-olds
including live performances,
theatre, film, dance, storytell-
ing and workshops.
porcelain peacock. The precious
piece was on its way to the Melbourne
International Exhibition in 1880
before its premature landing on the
The village and port are spread over
four hectares with amazing views of
Towering above all this history are
the original lighthouses and lighthouse
THE city also offers fascinating coastal
walks and idyllic river trails for those
wanting to explore the region on foot.
The Lady Bay foreshore promenade
is one of the city's most popular and
It tracks the foreshore from the
breakwater to Logan's Beach.
The mystery of the Mahogany Ship
comes to life on the Mahogany Trail,
which covers 23 kilometres of the coast
between Port Fairy and Warrnambool.
Other local walks include the herit-
age walk through the city, Thunder
Point and Hopkins Falls, at nearby
CULTURE AND ART
VISITORS can also celebrate the
cultural diversity of this part of the
world by visiting some of the galleries
and art studios that dot the region.
Whether you want to explore hidden
treasures that lurk in antique stores
or seek out new works by burgeoning
artists, south-west Victoria is rich with
fine galleries and artists' studios.
The region is also home to works
from established, world-renowned
WHILE staying in Warrnambool, visi-
tors can choose from an extensive
range of accommodation
at a price to suit.
Whether pitching a
tent, staying in a cabin,
or hiring one of the many
luxury apartments or
holiday homes available.
Go to www.visitwarrnam-
bool.com.au for an online
service with options and prices.
ARTWORK, WARRNAMBOOL CBD
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