This is our last stop before home for this trip. Watched the surfers and strolled along the port side walk in town, and a pleasant dinner of fish and chips by the beach before driving home.
Port Fairy is a historic fishing town located on Victoria’s far south-west coast on the Moyne river, between Portland and Warnambool
Many of Port Fairy’s early buildings remain from its days as a port for sealers and whalers back in the 1800s, and many of those buildings can be viewed in the town’s commercial centre along Bank Street and Sackville Street. Port Fairy is home to Victoria’s oldest licensed hotel, the Caledonian Inn, which dates back to 1844.
The main focal point of Port Fairy is the Moyne River as it approaches the coast. The Fishermans Wharf area along the river is lined with boats and fishing craft, and good views of river activity can be enjoyed from the footbridge over the Moyne. Another good viewing spot is from the historic fortifications at Battery Hill which is located the southern end of Griffiths Street. Views can be enjoyed over the Moyne River and to the ocean.