Austral Place 88 via the Merri River is situated in Dennington 3km on the Port Fairy side of Warrnambool CBD one block North of Princess Hway with no carry over road noise and a nice quite peaceful atmosphere, there is a newly built Woolworth's complex near by with a chemist, coffee cafe, takeaway shop & bake-house opening hrs 7am to 10pm; We also have a Post Office & Milk Bar adjacent to the apartment. Walking distance from picturesque Merri River and boating facility which is renowned for brown trout fishing,
A new Recreation Reserve which overlooks the Merri river has a children play ground, electric barbecues & WC this facility is within walking distance of the apartment with local Rowing,Kayak and Lawn Bowls club's being near by,
Tower Hill Wildlife & Nature Park is approx 10km with renowned town of Port Fairy a further 13km westerly on the Princess Highway, The apartment is disability & wheelchair friendly with no stepping/ramps including wide open shower's to bathrooms and en-suites,Bedding can be arranged to suit large family's or extra guests as might be required where possible,each bedding areas have private bathrooms with queen size and single beds set as required for our guests
The apartment is centrally heated throughout and thermostatically controlled also air conditioning for summertime comfort, there is a 50" 3D TV with theatre sound plus 3D blue ray DVD, Sony hifi CD player with Bluetooth and 250 CDs set in the main living room also has TV's in kitchen/dining, Mezzanine/children retreat & bed sitter room.
N.B. Music Hifi & stereo sound system must have sound volume turned down to an appropriate level after 10pm as not to interfere with our lovely neighbours, approval is required to have additional guests and or visitors not previously booked staying at AP88. Arrival time from 3pm with departure 10am unless alternative times have been approved on request, Wifi is available free with off street parking for multiple vehicles,
NB parties and events are strictly prohibited at Austral Place 88,
We specialise & welcome our guests who are Holidaying the Great Ocean Road or Overseas travellers to South West Vic, We also welcome guests working long or short term in the area,
Warrnambool Premier Speedway personnel & followers specially catered for with expansive secure off street parking,
Port Fairy folk festival visitors 2017 most welcome for early bookings,
A bed/sitter suite with Ensuite & A/Con compliments the apartment and is used when required for extra guests re travelling with family,parents or friends and is semi self contained,
The Bed/sitter is set with 2 queen beds 1 Ksingle & 1 single,
Austral Place 88 is strictly a non smoking home/apartment with an outdoor smoking area provided, there is a peaceful outdoor North facing living area which takes advantage of the early morning sun,
a barbecue is supplied to this area for guests use,
We have a large secured open off street parking area,
Office and work area is available for guests on request,
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve 10km from Austral Place travelling towards Port Fairy on Princess/HWay
Meet koalas, emus, kangaroos and many species of waterbirds roaming freely in Tower Hill State Game Reserve, which sits inside an extinct volcano formed some 30,000 years ago.
Declared Victoria's first National Park in 1892, Tower Hill is the ideal place for visitors to experience the Australian bush, enjoy magnificent scenery and landscapes while getting up close and personal with some of Australia's most iconic native birds and animals including emus, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas and seasonal reptiles.
The Reserve and its plethora of wildlife provides visitors with the rare opportunity to witness animals at close range in their natural habitat. This, combined with guided tours to learn about Aboriginal history and cultural heritage provides a unique eco-tourism experience.
Worn Gundidj guided tours are available everyday at 11am and 1pm. Attractions on offer include walking tracks, picnic facilities and lookouts.
Wander through more than 300,000 trees that provide a natural habitat for many animals. There are over 200 kangaroos and koalas in this tiny crater-bound ecosystem, and many live around the visitor car park. Boardwalks, nesting boxes and a birdhide have been constructed to assist bird watchers in catching a glimpse of many birds, including chestnut teal, musk ducks,emus,bird life,Wallabys,echidnas,