There is nothing like the sounds, tastes and memory of summer to bring a smile our faces. Whether you are hosting family and friends, as a new or longtime resident, or taking a trip down memory lane. The time is right to get out and explore Corangamite Shire, support local businesses and rekindle the love of where you live.
Need some extra inspiration? We have created Spotify playlists chock full of summer hits from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s to bring those sweet summer memories flooding back.
The tree-lined streets of historic towns in regional Victoria are a delight to see. We're sending you along the Princes Highway (and off-the-beaten track) to discover just seven of them.
Get in touch with your inner wanderer and discover character filled hotels down quiet country roads. Roll out the picnic rug under grand avenues of oak and elm and soak up the charm of heritage listed buildings and homesteads.
Well we don’t know about you but all this isolation makes us want to get outside and explore all the favourite places we have been unable to visit in the last 7 weeks! What is on your local must see and do list before footy/netty and the everyday normal start to soak up all your free time? Have a look at our suggestions and leave your comments below.
The unique volcanic landscape in south-western Victoria was most likely formed from about two million years ago, when lava flowed from many vents
Located in the heart of the 3rd largest volcanic plain on the planet. Brimming with history and located on the Princes Highway. A great stop or place to base yourself to explore the region.
Mortlake is the home of Olivine (a semi-precious stone) and a thriving country town. Perfect to break your journey.
Cobden is surrounded by undulating pastures and the distinctive features of the Volcanic Lakes and Plains, this friendly community offers much for the visitor and is an ideal place to base yourself for a Great Ocean Road and Volcanic Lakes and Plains Adventure
Terang is a beautiful country town located on the Princes Highway. In any season you will appreciate the beautiful tree-lined main street and undulating landscape. You will find much to see and do including the Terang Dry Lake Walk and 18 hole Golf Course.
Experience the comforts of a town or a village that welcomes you at the end of the day and find your ideal base to explore the region.
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