Family Fun in Port Fairy

by on April 23, 2010
in Destinations, Victoria

Why does our family, and hundreds like ours, hook up the caravan and make the journey to Port Fairy each summer? Quite simply: the kids love it. As they say, “If mamma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy”. Well, if the kids aren’t happy chances are they’re driving mamma bonkers.

Port Fairy's wharf area is home to a busy recreational and fishing fleet

You’ve probably heard Port Fairy, on Victoria’s south-west coast, being described as quaint, romantic and a foodie’s paradise. It is all those things. Over summer, it’s also a hive of family fun. I’m not talking about whizz bang, hi-tech or even expensive entertainment. Most of it’s free or very low cost. In fact, most of it is exactly the same stuff I did when my parents holidayed in Port Fairy.

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