Barwon Heads

Choose from any number of natural and contemporary attractions in and around picturesque Barwon Heads, a popular holiday destination on the Bellarine Peninsula. It's also famous as the setting for the ABC television series Seachange. Stay a few days and use it as base for exploring the Bellarine Peninsula's renowned wineries, beaches and links golf courses. Barwon Heads highlights include:

  • A beautiful mix of gentle estuary, rocky coastal headland and ocean beaches that are perfect for walking, surfing, swimming, snorkeling, boating, canoeing & fishing 
  • Life Guard patrolled beaches at Ocean Grove and Thirteenth Beach during summer and from December at 18W on the Ocean Grove Spit 
  • Dining at one of the many eateries along Hitchcock Avenue, or overlooking the river and ocean
  • Boutique shopping along Hitchcock Avenue
  • Golf at the nationally recognised Barwon Heads Golf Club or 13th Beach Golf Links
  • Renowned 'Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary'
  • A Maze n Things  
  • Bellarine Adventure Golf  
  • Adventure Park, Wallington  
  • Horse Riding 
  • Surf Schools on the main beach at Ocean Grove
  • Amazing coastal drives including the world famous Great Ocean Road

To find out more visit the Barwon Heads page on the Tourism Greater Geelong & The Bellarine website.