Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, Winchelsea is a picturesque gateway to the Otway Hinterlands and Western District. Located on the banks of the Barwon River, Winchelsea is steeped in history and surrounded by fertile farmland and historic buildings. Be whisked away to days of old by the town’s fresh natural environment and elegant country lifestyle.
Winchelsea offers romance, charisma and an immersion into the tranquil, gentle beauty of the countryside. Indulge yourself with a range of intriguing historic attractions and activities, delicious cafes, traditional pubs and charming antique and gift shops.
Destination Action Plan
Winchelsea page on Visit Great Ocean Road
General Manager, Liz Price
We need to encourage visitors to see the breadth and depth of what we have to offer, to encourage them to stay longer, travel further, spend more money and to come back again and again.