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Warrnambool is a city in Victoria, Australia.
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'''Warrnambool''' is a city in [[Victoria (state)|Victoria]], [[Australia]].  It is located 265 km southwest from the CBD of Melbourne, and has a population of 31,000.
  
 
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===By plane===
 
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Warrnambool has an airport located approximately 15km north of the CBD.  There are no scheduled commercial flights.
  
 
===By train===
 
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V/Line operates three daily train services from [[Melbourne]] to Warrnambool. The journey (of just over 3 hours) operates via [[Geelong]], and trains have a buffet car on board serving snacks. Generally, you have to ring V/Line to make a reservation, or go to a station and do so, especially if you are travelling from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne, however, there are conductors on board who sell tickets. Tickets are $52 return from Melbourne if you travel in the off-peak hours, or $74.20 during peak hours.
  
 
===By car===
 
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From Melbourne, Warrnambool can be reached on the Princes Highway and it takes approximately 3.5 hours.  Alternatively, you can take the [[Great Ocean Road]].  This takes approximately 6.5 hours (without stopping), but is well worth it for the spectacular views.
  
 
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V/Line runs a coach along the Great Ocean Road to Warrnambool three times a week, and daily bus services to [[Hamilton]] and [[Mount Gambier]] in [[South Australia]].
  
 
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==Get around==
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===By car===
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Warrnambool is reasonably easy to navigate by car. Metered parking in the city costs 70c per hour.
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===By bus===
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Transit South West operates 10 bus routes within the city of Warrnambool. Most routes run hourly, and the city terminus is a short walk from the railway station. Tickets are $2.00 for 2 hours, and $3.40 for a full day (half price concession/children's tickets).
  
 
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[[Image:Victoria_warrnambool_flagstaff_hill.jpg|thumb|right|280px|Replica maritime village at Flagstaff Hill]]
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* <see name="Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.flagstaffhill.com/" hours="9AM - 5PM" price="">A substantial museum, with a replica community and many exhibits.  A nighttime show "Shipwrecked" tells the story of the wreck at Loch Ard gorge, projected onto a water fountain in the lake</see>
  
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* Lake Pertobe and Foreshore area,
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* Southern Right Whales at Logans Beach.  There is a viewing platform, and whales can often be easily seen without binoculars.
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* Tower Hill
  
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* '''Botanical gardens'''
  
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==Do==
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  
 
==Eat==
 
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Kermonds Hamburgers - 151 Lava Street. Original 1950's style hamburgers.
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There is lots of accommodation, including motels and rental houses.
Starting motel room rates of AUD 75 can be availed from [http://www.elmtreelodgemotel.com/accommodations.php Elm Tree Lodge Motel]. It is situated near the CBD, along with shops, restaurants, and botanical gardens. It has 14 units of fully air-conditioned rooms. Facilities include in-room Internet connectivity, direct dial phones, coffee- and tea-making facilities, mini-bar, and electric blankets on all beds.
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* <sleep name="Elm Tree Lodge Motel" alt="" address="179  Kepler Street" directions="" phone="+61 3 5562 4133." email="" fax="" url="http://www.elmtreelodgemotel.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Airconditioning, electric blankets</sleep>*
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* <sleep name="Comfort Inn Warrnambool" alt="" address="Corner Timor and Kepler Street" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.comfortinnwarrnambool.com" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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*<sleep name="The Sebel Deep Blue Warrnambool" alt="" address="16 Pertobe Road" directions="" phone="+61 3 5559 2000" url="http://www.mirvachotels.com/sebel-deep-blue-warrnambool" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">The Sebel Deep Blue Warrnambool offers luxurious Warrnambool hotel accommodation along the Great Ocean Road, the indulgent Bath House & Day Spa and superb Warrnambool dining at The Water Table restaurant.
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[[WikiPedia:Warrnambool,_Victoria]]

Revision as of 07:21, 14 June 2011

Warrnambool is a city in Victoria, Australia. It is located 265 km southwest from the CBD of Melbourne, and has a population of 31,000.

Contents

Understand

Get in

By plane

Warrnambool has an airport located approximately 15km north of the CBD. There are no scheduled commercial flights.

By train

V/Line operates three daily train services from Melbourne to Warrnambool. The journey (of just over 3 hours) operates via Geelong, and trains have a buffet car on board serving snacks. Generally, you have to ring V/Line to make a reservation, or go to a station and do so, especially if you are travelling from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne, however, there are conductors on board who sell tickets. Tickets are $52 return from Melbourne if you travel in the off-peak hours, or $74.20 during peak hours.

By car

From Melbourne, Warrnambool can be reached on the Princes Highway and it takes approximately 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take the Great Ocean Road. This takes approximately 6.5 hours (without stopping), but is well worth it for the spectacular views.

By bus

V/Line runs a coach along the Great Ocean Road to Warrnambool three times a week, and daily bus services to Hamilton and Mount Gambier in South Australia.

Get around

By car

Warrnambool is reasonably easy to navigate by car. Metered parking in the city costs 70c per hour.

By bus

Transit South West operates 10 bus routes within the city of Warrnambool. Most routes run hourly, and the city terminus is a short walk from the railway station. Tickets are $2.00 for 2 hours, and $3.40 for a full day (half price concession/children's tickets).

See

Replica maritime village at Flagstaff Hill
  • Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum, [1]. 9AM - 5PM. A substantial museum, with a replica community and many exhibits. A nighttime show "Shipwrecked" tells the story of the wreck at Loch Ard gorge, projected onto a water fountain in the lake
  • Lake Pertobe and Foreshore area,
  • Southern Right Whales at Logans Beach. There is a viewing platform, and whales can often be easily seen without binoculars.
  • Tower Hill
  • Botanical gardens

Do

Buy

Eat

Kermonds Hamburgers - 151 Lava Street. Original 1950's style hamburgers.

Drink

Sleep

There is lots of accommodation, including motels and rental houses.

  • Elm Tree Lodge Motel, 179 Kepler Street, +61 3 5562 4133., [2]. Airconditioning, electric blankets *
  • Comfort Inn Warrnambool, Corner Timor and Kepler Street, [3].
  • The Sebel Deep Blue Warrnambool, 16 Pertobe Road, +61 3 5559 2000, [4]. The Sebel Deep Blue Warrnambool offers luxurious Warrnambool hotel accommodation along the Great Ocean Road, the indulgent Bath House & Day Spa and superb Warrnambool dining at The Water Table restaurant.


Contact

Get out

Routes through Warrnambool
Mount GambierPort Fairy  W noframe E  CamperdownMelbourne


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