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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia your home away from home

Barwon Heads is a pleasant town of around 3,000 inhabitants on the Bellarine Peninsula near Geelong. It was initially a small fishing village which became popular as a holiday resort in the 1920s and many houses date back to that period.

Things to Do in Barwon Heads, Victoria

Thirteenth Beach at Barwon Heads is popular for surfing and got its name due to its proximity to the 13th hole of the local golf course. Take a stroll around the town and admire the soldier and parrot-shaped bollards which local artist Jan Mitchell created. They line the route between the local primary school and the park and playground and add character to this unique seaside town. There are plenty of opportunities to take a boat trip, go fishing, scuba diving or swimming from one of the local beaches. A day trip to Melbourne will allow you to take a hot air balloon ride over the city, stroll the botanical gardens or cycle along the Yarra River. Golf, boating, sea kayaking and tennis are all available from your Barwon Heads holiday apartment or villa rental.

Places to Visit Around Barwon Heads, Victoria

The Waterfront at Geelong is a popular place to visit from your holiday rental in Barwon Heads. Yarra Street Pier has a number of restaurants while Steampacket Quay is the departure point for ferries and seaplanes. Look for the Carousel Pavilion which has an 1888 steam-driven carousel and a restored 1898 Gavioli organ to entertain visitors. Eastern Beach is popular for swimming and recreational sports. For a cultural day out, visit Melbourne, well-known for its festivals, music concerts, theatres and fashion boutiques. The Great Otway National Park and the Twelve Apostles Rocks along the coastline are also great places to visit.

Weather in Barwon Heads, Victoria

Barwon Heads holiday villas enjoy an oceanic climate which is best described as very changeable, particularly in spring and summer when it can be sunny one minute with rain or hail the next. January is the hottest month, averaging 26°C (79°F) and July is the coldest with daytime highs around 14°C (57°F). The rainy season extends from May to September but Barwon Heads can have showers at any time of year.

Travel to Barwon Heads, Victoria

Holiday rentals at Barwon Heads are served by Melbourne (MEL) Airport, the second busiest airport in Australia. It has direct flights to 33 destinations within Australia and many destinations worldwide. The main airlines using Melbourne Airport as a hub are Qantas, Virgin Australia, Tiger and Jetstar Airways, making it very easy to book longhaul flights or local connecting flights. Barwon Heads is about 107km south of Melbourne Airport and is easy to reach by car along the Princes Freeway, which is a toll road.

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Absolutely perfect

5 of 5
Have nothing bad to say about this property. From the location to the out door area's, back yard and balcony. So much room inside we had three couple's stay and was very spacious. If you're looking for a place in ocean grove this is the place. Will be going back.
  • Review Submitted: Mar 07, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2018

Wonderful property

5 of 5
This is our second time staying at the Beach House as the first time was such an amazing experience, and I have to say this time was even better! super spacious property in a very quiet location. Great access to everything, really wonderful.
  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2018