Upon arrival embrace the welcoming open atmosphere of Shelby Beach House. Year around you can enjoy the sun and panoramic views of the wetlands and the Lighthouse at Point Lonsdale.
Perfect for your beach holiday. Situated 1km from the family friendly beach. The house has an open living area and 3 bedrooms, easily accommodating couples or families. A coonarra heater keeps you warm in winter, and the afternoon sea breezes keep you cool through the hot summer days. Facilities include a fully equipped kitchen, microwave, DVD player, and Ipod dock. Outdoors on the decking is a BBQ for relaxing evening meals, and the courtyard is a delightful area to relax with a coffee and book.
Ocean Grove and surrounding area's has something to offer everyone. Whether you're after adventure and thrills or relaxation and a quieter pace you will find activities suit your mood.
Coastal attractions include the surf beaches that front Bass Strait and several walking tracks that offer good views along the beach. The focal point on Ocean Grove's main surf beach is the Dunes Cafe & Bar, next to the Surf Life Saving Club, which is surrounded by lawns, native gardens and bollards carved and painted into people depicting the life and times of the area.
Learn how to ride a wave. Take a class with fully qualified and friendly instructors. Surf the right way, the fun way, first time.
The Barwon River, near the river mouth, offers safe and sheltered swimming along its sandy shoreline, while further upstream is a jetty and boat ramp.
Experience year-round diving around Victoria's Port Phillip Heads and explore shipwrecks including the scuttled HMAS Canberra, kelp forests and scallop beds. Snorkelling adventures amongst seals and other marine life also available.
The township of Queenscliff has a noticeably 19th century atmosphere generated by its historic hotels, fishermen's cottages and public buildings. Once a fashionable resort town
The Dunes is an amazing location sitting on the dunes overlooking the main beach of Ocean Grove. There is a world class view sweeping out to sea. Look west and you gaze at the Barwon Heads bluff and around to the Great Ocean Road;
look east along the crescent of the beach to the Point Lonsdale lighthouse and beyond to Cape Schank. People surf and swim all year, and in winter the whales usually join them.
Thai Mekong Palace has been a local icon of Ocean Grove since the early 1990's. Their aim is to provide the best in true Thai cuisine, and to introduce the people of the Geelong and Bellarine peninsula area's to the broad spectrum of Thai cooking in all its glory.
7th Wave: With a chef who has worked at many of the Bellarine's best restaurants, it's easy to see why people rave about the food at 7th Wave. And it's not just the food at this restaurant worth raving about. Recently refurbished, 7th Wave's is a funky, sophisticated place to be. The bi-fold front doors open wide to allow a balmy summer nights breeze to drift through the restaurant, or you can choose to be seated at one of the al fresco tables for a few drinks or a fantastic meal on one of Ocean Grove's warm summer nights.
Oakdene is renowned as a fantastic addition to the Bellarine Peninsula with absolutely flawless execution and presentation." Oakdene Vineyards boasts a modern Australian and European cuisine with an array of fresh local produce.
The Purple Duck: Mediterranean and European flavour dominate the menu that showcases the best local produce available.
Elkhorn Roadhouse - a cafe, restaurant and gift store with
its own range of gourmet products delivering country feel with the location,food and service provided.
The BarkHut Restaurant is a full a la carte Restaurant offering superb native Australian cuisine. The Barkhut resembles a high country mountain hut with rusty iron roof, timber slab walls and a large cosy open fire for winter. Our outside is perfect for those summer evenings and with a playground and games room the children are kept amused also.
The house has 3 bedrooms, 2 with built in robes.
Bedroom 1 - Queen bed
Bedroom 2 - Queen bed
Bedroom 3 - Tri-Bunk (double and single)
All beds have good quality bedding and mattresses for your comfort. Mattress protectors, pillows, large size doonas with covers are supplied. Guests provide their bed linen and towels or can be provided on request for an additional cost of $20 per bed