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Aus victoria Port Fairy beach great ocean road
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Top 4 things to see and do in Port Fairy

Port Fairy is a charming coastal town on Australia's breathtaking Great Ocean Road. It is the ideal holiday destination, with its picturesque harbour, historic buildings and pristine beaches. Whether you want to enjoy a walk along the rugged coastline, admire the colourful fishing boats, or relax on the beach, Port Fairy offers something for everyone. In this blog, discover the top 4 things to see and do in Port Fairy, including unique luxury accommodation.

1. Admire the famous lighthouse on Griffiths Island

The beautiful lighthouse on Griffiths Island is an iconic site in Port Fairy, reached by a short coastal walk. The view from the lighthouse is breathtaking, with panoramic views of the ocean and rugged coastline. In addition, Griffiths Island is home to a colony of rare little penguins. You can admire these after sunset when they return to their nests from the sea.

Lighthouse in Port Fairy, Australia.
Visit the lighthouse at sunset
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Harbour with colourful boats in Port Fairy
The harbour in Port Fairy is also worth a visit
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2. Visit an authentic farmer's market

Every first and third Saturday of the month, the picturesque village square is transformed into a lively market. Many farmers from the region proudly sell their seasonal fruit and vegetables here, as well as artisanal products, such as bread and cheese. It is the ideal place to stroll and chat with the locals.

Explore the local farmers market in Port Fairy
Sample the freshest produce at the local farmers market
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3. Enjoy the tranquillity at Pea Soup Beach

With its calm waters, soft sand and tranquil atmosphere, Pea Soup Beach is a favourite spot for locals and visitors. The name 'Pea Soup' is from the thick fog that sometimes hangs over the ocean and gives the beach a mysterious appearance. It is the perfect place for relaxing in the sun and swimming, surfing, kayaking, and paddleboarding.

A stretch of coastline in Port Fairy
This town has many beautiful beaches
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The beautiful coastline at Port Fairy

4. Stay overnight in a luxury boutique hotel

Complete your visit to Port Fairy with a stay in a sophisticated boutique hotel. This hotel has only six suites, each decorated with an eye for detail, with comfortable beds and custom-made furniture. Host Colleen and her team offer an exclusive oasis of peace and serenity. Relax in the private garden, read a book in the cosy lounge or swim in the lovely heated outdoor pool.

Your stay is not complete without a culinary experience in the modern dining room. Be surprised with creative dishes that passionate chefs carefully prepare for you. The perfect pairings of wines and attentive service add to this extraordinary experience that will be remembered for a long time.

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Experience a gastronomic treat in the dining room
Luxurious boutique hotel near Port Fairy and Great Ocean Road, Australia.
Each suite in the hotel is decorated uniquely
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