Holidaymakers looking for a fantastic vacation by the sea should stay at Aireys Inlet in the south of Australia. Located in the state of Victoria, this beautiful area offers many exciting things for visitors to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, B&Bs and campsites.
Holidaymakers staying at Aireys Inlet can enjoy some beautiful beaches that are ideal for relaxing and soaking up the glorious sunshine. The beaches are perfect for visitors wanting to hike, jog or even horse ride. Many other activities are available along the coastline including swimming, surfing, boogey boarding, canoeing and fishing. Golf fans will find a few 18-hole courses including Anglesea Golf Club, which is just 20 minutes from Aireys Inlet. Other activities available here include mountain biking and tennis. Aireys Inlet has some restaurants and cafes offering an excellent selection of both local and international cuisine. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy provisions including food and drink from stores and the farmers market.
Holidaymakers will find many interesting places in and around Aireys Inlet, not least the wonderful Split Point Lighthouse, which was built towards the end of the 19th century. Art lovers should take a look at the Eagles Nest Fine Art Gallery, where there are various works including paintings, etchings, sculpture, studio glass, ceramic, wood, metal and handmade jewellery. The Great Otway National Park is another fine place to experience here. About 50 minute’s drive from Aireys Inlet is the city of Geelong, which features the impressive St Mary of the Angels Basilica and a performing arts centre amongst other attractions. Holidaymakers may like to visit the wonderful city of Melbourne, which is the capital of Victoria and is just one hour and 40 minutes from Aireys Inlet. There are many theatres, shops and museums amongst other things to enjoy in the city.
The warmest time of the year in this part of the country is January and February with average high temperatures of 25 degrees centigrade. The coldest month is July when average highs are 13 degrees centigrade and average lows are 7 degrees. Rainfall is fairly evenly spread throughout the year but September on average is the wettest month with 72mm, while February sees an average of 43mm.
Melbourne Airport (MEL) is approximately one hour and 40 minutes drive from Aireys Inlet and has flights from a few international airports. These include Beijing-Capital (PEK), Hong Kong (HKG), London-Heathrow (LHW) and Los Angeles (LAX). The six car rental firms located at the airport are Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty. They all have offices on the ground floor of the short term car park and information desks in the airport’s domestic terminals.