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We Welcome Groups

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village has a range of packages available for groups. Through the day you will explore Australia's most awarded maritime heritage precinct, climb the lighthouse, take in the views and learn of our regions maritime history.

By night the Shipwrecked Sound and Laser Show allows you to join the last voyage of the 1878 clipper ship Loch Ard - this award winning nightly event will be something your group will talk about for the rest of their journey.

Day Visits

All groups are provided with a escorted tour of the village and museum, plus morning or afternoon cup of tea.

This year we celebrate 40 years of welcoming guests to our city, as well as the beautiful maritime village. We have won 6 Victorian Tourism Awards in the past 6 years, plus Museums Australia awards for our museum.


Meet the Maremma's

This year we are also offering the chance to learn about the Middle Island Penguin Maremma Dog Project. This world first project uses Maremma dogs to protect Warrnambool 'little penguin' colony.

This special group access is by booking only so please ask our Groups Coordinator for prices.


Catering Options

  • Devonshire Tea in the tearooms - Our in village baked scones are the best on the Great Ocean Road and will be a great way to have a break on your visit;
  • Lunch Bags - Our tea rooms can prepare a great lunch bag for your group to enjoy around the village, or back on the bus on the next stage of your tour;
  • Stella Maris Tearooms Lunch - a great sit down lunch can be prepared for your group. In winter enjoy the open fire, and through summer the airconditioner will give your group a refreshing break;


By Night

We can even help find accommodation for your group, and book other tours and attractions while you are in Warrnambool.

The Great Ocean Road is a fantastic place for groups to tour in any season. Your group can make Warrnambool a base for a wide range of experiences that suit all types of groups.

Special Rates are available for groups - Ask Our Groups Coordinator.

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village - Group Coordinator

03 5559 4600 or fshreception@warrnambool.vic.gov.au

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Should Our Group Allow?

Allow at least 2 hours to explore the museum, village and gift shop;

 How Long Does The Shipwrecked Show Go For?

The show runs for 70 minutes - allow 5 minutes before the show to collect your Boarding Passes;

Some Of Our Group Need Special Access Assistance Into The Village

Through the day access to the museum area is fully access compliant. In the village we have loan wheelchairs available and can assist with moving people around. Theire is uneven and steps in the village area.

By Night, the Shipwrecked Sound and Laser Show provides a bus transport, with a bookable wheelchair lifter onto the bus available.