Official tourism website of Port Fairy and Moyne Shire

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Situated along the rugged Shipwreck Coast, Peterborough is set on the Curdies Inlet, where the river meets the ocean. Peterborough is laid back and relaxed, offering you a spectacular, serene experience on the Great Ocean Road. It offers boating, swimming, golf and excellent surf and river fishing. Port Campbell National Park is nearby.

What should I do?

  • Enjoy a round of golf at the Peterborough golf course, which is one of Victoria’s top 10 links courses
  • Swim at the delightful beach
  • Wine tastings at nearby wineries
  • Fish in estuaries or along the coast
  • Go for a bushwalk, take a canoe ride or go sightseeing
  • Drive to a variety of spectacular nearby Great Ocean Road sites, including the Twelve Apostles, Bay of Islands, Bay of Martyrs and London Bridge
  • Enjoy a meal and refreshments at the local hotel (check for meal and opening times)

Peterborough Dining and Accommodation

Seahorse Coastal Villas

ADDRESS: 38 Old Peterborough Road, Peterborough, 3270
PHONE: +61 3 5598 5415, +61 429 985 415
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The Seahorse Coastal Villas are located just 600 metres from the beach, golf course and Bay of Islands Coastal Park in Peterborough on the Great Ocean Road. They are also only a few minutes drive from the popular scenic attractions of London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge, 12 Apostles, Bay of Islands and Bay of Martyrs. The Seahorse Coastal Villas are large, spacious two bedroom villas, with your own deck and garden for relaxing, undercover car parking and room for your boat.

Great Ocean Road Tourist Park

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gor_touristADDRESS: Great Ocean Road, Peterborough, 3270
PHONE: +61 3 1800 200 478
FAX: +61 3 5598 5477
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Great Ocean Road Tourist Park is ideally located 12 kilometres west of Port Campbell, and is a great place to use as your base! The Great Ocean Road offers spectacular coastal scenery, including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, London Bridge and Bay of Islands.  The park offers a range of deluxe, spa and standard ensuite cabins, powered and unpowered sites, as well as a modern amenities block, playground, new camp kitchen and games room.


Schomberg Inn Hotel Motel

ADDRESS: 2 Hamilton Street, Peterborough, 3270
PHONE: +61 3 5598 5285
FAX: +61 3 5598 5260
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The Schomberg Inn is ideally located in the peaceful, relaxing, seaside town of Peterborough. Take a walk to one of our 11 beaches, play golf at one of Victoria's "top 10 Links golf courses" or throw a fishing line in the Curdies Estuary. The Schomberg Inn features eight comfortable accommodation rooms and serves meals seven days a week.

Great Ocean House

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great_ocean_house_peterboroughADDRESS: 9 Irvine Street, Peterborough 3270
PHONE: 0409 414 860

The Recently refurbished, Great Ocean House (previously the Peterborough Beachfront Motel) comfortably sleeps 25, and sits on arguably one of the best sites on the Great Ocean Road, with amazing views and it is only a short drive to the world famous Twelve Apostles!  It is the perfect destination for large family groups, friendship groups or special interest groups wishing to spend time together without living in each other’s pockets.

In the main building there is a large, open plan living and dining room with amazing views and wood-burning fireplace and a fully-equipped entertainer’s kitchen. There is a separate television room and undercover play area viewable from the kitchen; a great spot for the kids to play when the weather is inclement. There is a large entertainment room at the westerly end of the building complex with a 6m concertina window opening up onto the large enclosed lawn area, which is perfect for a game of outdoor cricket. This room has a window bar, numerous café style tables, a kitchenette with drinks fridge and it’s own bathroom. Each separately keyed bedroom, with en-suite has been completely refurbished with new bathrooms, north-facing patio and plenty of natural light. There are two generous family suites and an additional 8 bedrooms, two with interconnecting doors.

We have a dedicated disabled use bedroom with a full wet-room en-suite bathroom and access ramp. The main living areas all have disabled/wheelchair access and we have a disabled purpose bathroom in the main living area.

This property is perfect for special interest groups. We have a separate secure bicycle shed with room for 10 wall-mounted bikes and a top of the line maintenance rack. The surrounding landscape makes the perfect setting for photographers and artists and the fishing, walking and golfing opportunities in the local area are fantastic.

6 Robertson Street

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6robertsonst-4ADDRESS: 6 Robertson Street, Peterborough  3270
PHONE:  +61 412 382 717
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Located in the heart of Peterborough and less than 200 metres from the main beach, playground, tennis courts, golf course, shops and pub, this brand new, luxury beach house comfortably sleeps 10 people, is pet friendly, close to all of the major attractions on the famous Great Ocean Road and caters for everything you could possibly need to make the most of your stay, any time of year.


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Getting Here


If coming from Melbourne by train/V-line coach you get the train or coach (depending on day) from Southern Cross to Warrnambool then the v-line coach through to Port Fairy.  For more information on the V-line service phone 1800 800 007 or book on-line via their website at



If you need further information please contact the Port Fairy & Region Visitor Information Centre on  (03) 5568 2682 or by email on


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