Places to see near Killarney: Port Fairy
Port Fairy is a charming fishing village, located at the end of the Great Ocean Road, about 300km west of Melbourne. Dotted with beautiful 19th-century whitewashed whalers' cottages, old stone churches and historic inns, Port Fairy offer more than fifty buildings classified by the National Trust dating back to the 1840s, and elegant streets with great Norfolk pines.
Griffiths Island nearby holds a breeding colony of the Short-tailed Shearwater or Australian Muttonbird, and the local port is one of the most visited part of the town, where is possible to see fishermen unload their catch of crayfish and abalone at the dockside.
This historic seaside town is a very popular tourist destination, and the magazine Australian Traveller voted Port Fairy as Victoria's Number 1 Tourist Destination and Australia's Fourth Most Popular. The town is also known for the Port Fairy Folk Festival, held in March every year, and offers a range of accommodation with incredible ocean views, cafes and restaurants, a spectacular golf course and several boutique shopping.
Accommodation Port Fairy
The Beach House Killarney is just ten minutes from Port Fairy. Our oceanfront Bed&Breakfast offer luxury accommodation and european style.