Best Things To Do In Anglesea

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Are you heading down to the Great Ocean Road and looking for the best activities to do in Anglesea?

Anglesea is a popular tourist spot in Victoria, Australia especially during summer, although it’s a nice place to get away from the city in winter and you can avoid the crowds.

We’ve put together this handy Anglesea guide including:

– Where is it

– What to do with your family

– Where to eat

– Where to stay

Where is Anglesea?

Anglesea is a seaside town located on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria. From Melbourne, it’s about a 90-minute drive to Anglesea and only a 10-minute drive to Torquay, the famous surf town. Anglesea is famous for its beautiful coastal walking trails, white beaches and towering cliffs.

What are the best family activities to do in Anglesea?

Jumpz Anglesea

Kids love trampolines. If you’re looking for somewhere the kids can blow off some steam during the school holidays while you can relax with a coffee, then head to Jumpz Anglesea. This place is full of trampolines, as well as a tennis court and a games area. It’s also a fun idea for your child’s next birthday party.

Water sports

Looking to hire some equipment for the day? At Anglesea, there are plenty of water sports that you can enjoy with your kids. Some popular activities include:

– Paddle boarding

– Boating

– Aqua bikes

– Canoeing

Head out to the Anglesea River for an adventure that is safe for the kids.

Point Roadknight Beach

A nice, sheltered beach to bring the kids. It’s a nice spot to visit regardless of the temperature. In the summer it’s a great place to swim and play, while in the cooler months you can explore rock pools and go for beach walks.

Can you see kangaroos in Anglesea?

If you’re looking to meet some furry locals, you can definitely see kangaroos in Anglesea. They like to hang out at the Anglesea Golf Course and the best times to see them are at dusk and dawn. The golf club even runs Kangaroo Tours every day.

Where are the best places to eat in Anglesea?

4 Kings Coffee & Food

For excellent coffee and breakfast, head to 4 Kings. The staff are welcoming, they put a lot of effort into the presentation into their food and they use quality ingredients. People rave about the egg and bacon rolls, as well as the great atmosphere.

The Coast

Looking for a fancy restaurant to celebrate a special occasion? The Coast is a fine dining restaurant located at Anglesea. Head Chef Chris Barlow has over 15 years of experience in restaurants in Australia and the UK. He’s designed a menu that features locally sourced produce from the Great Ocean Road and the Surf Coast region.

Maid’s Pantry

Located in the Anglesea General Store you’ll find an excellent spot to grab a bite to eat after a dip in the ocean. You’ll be able to find great coffee, friendly staff and a warm atmosphere at Maid’s Pantry. All the regular brunch items are on the menu, plus great sausage rolls, cakes and salads.

Where are the best places to stay in Anglesea?

Coast & Country Getaways has Anglesea holiday homes and rental properties available. Whether you’re looking for accommodation for a large family group or a romantic getaway with your partner, we have the right place for you. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us if you’re looking for a specific kind of property, such as pet-friendly accommodation or a house with a swimming pool.

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