Port Fairy is about 3.5 hours west of Melbourne. There is a daily train service, and you can fly in to Warrnambool airport.
We are situated at 22 Sackville St, which is convienently located near the centre of town but in a quiet garden setting and about 5 minutes walk to the river.
Infants aged 0 to 2 and children 3 to 11Children
14:00 - 10:00Check-in / check-out
7:00am until 22:00 Mon - Fri
and 8:00 till 22:00 weekendsReception hours
Free off street car parking is available.Car parking
Like Port Fairy itself, Seacombe House is steeped in history, with a romantic past that dates back 150 years. While the setting is yesterday, the comfort standards are strictly today. Choose between the modern 4 star motel units (on the sirte of the original stables), the private hotel, and the historic cottages with double spas, open fires, Fine dining is a tradition at the Stag Restaurant, which caters for every taste with a range of appealing and appetising dishes. Patrons can choose local or overseas wines to compliment their meal from the extensive cellar beneath the restaurant. Most attractions are within easy walking distance of Seacombe House - the Moyne River,magnificant beaches, Griffith Island and much more. Port Fairy has a Day Spa, renowned links golf course overlooking the ocean packages can be arranged.
Most attractions are within easy walking distance of Seacombe House - the Moyne River, magnificant beaches, Griffith Island and much more. Port Fairy has a Day Spa, the renowned links golf course rated no 32 in Australia & overlooking the ocean. Walking, fishing, exploring historic buildings, sailing, or just enjoying the abundance of galleries, boutiques, cafes and restaurants - there is plenty to do!
In the early days of settlement, the dreams of dozens of able skippers were wrecked, along with their ships, by the wild seas and uncharted reefs and rocks which made the coast near Port Fairy such a treacherous place. Today, a stay at Seacombe House provides you with a unique opportunity to explore 'The Shipwreck Coast' and the area's many natural attractions. Who knows, along the way you might even solve the mystery of the famous Mahogany Ship!
Nature's varied tapestry - in the form of pounding surf beaches, magnificent off-shore rock formations, rainforests, ancient volcanoes, cascading waterfalls and fertile plains offers the photographer a treasure-trove of attractions around Port Fairy. Most are in close proximity to Seacombe House, and you can hire a bike to explore at your own pace.
While Port Fairy is famous for its March Folk Festival where thousands of music lovers flock to Port Fairy to listen to bands and buskers, and to wander among craft stalls set up in the streets. There is something happening all year round, Of course you can always go fishing in the river or the sea or you can just laze on a beach.
Port Fairy began as a whaling station in the 19th century. A collection of small huts were built along the Moyne River and the eastern foreshore by the whalers and sealers from Van Dieman's Land who sought shelter during the whaling season. By the 1840s, this settlement had become the second largest port in Australia. In the late 19th century development throughout the Colony of Victoria had largely isolated Port Fairy and its population dwindled.
Unfinished rooms in the Caledonian Hotel show how workers simply 'downed tools' and left for the goldfields. There are over fifty buildings in- Port Fairy classified by the National Trust dating from this fascinating and romantic period. A signposted History Walk through the town will guide you past many of these buildings on a fascinating journey into our past."
Port Fairy has many small cottages in the classical Georgian style. Built mostly from limestone and bluestone, the buildings feature interesting architectural features.While some of the cottages are the homes of Port Fairy residents, others have been opened as cafes, restaurants and bed and breakfast boutiques.Port Fairy is also known for its abundance of art galleries, craft outlets and antique stores.
Griffiths Island features the Port Fairy lighthouse, built around 1859. The island is also home to a large mutton bird colony that returns every September for the breeding season, only to leave again in April on a marathon migration flight to the bird's other home in the Arctic.
All rooms have wireless internet access. We have a conference facility suitable for up to 40 people, with electronic white boards, projectors, and TV and video access.
Deposit Types Accepted by this hotel and details of deposit
We accept Visa, AMEX, Mastercard, and Diners.