Southern Anchorage Suites
The Suite at Southern Anchorage Retreat perfectly located in the Otways, just a short 20 minute drive to the iconic Twelve Apostles. Revitalise yourself in a peaceful bush setting, enjoy the comforts of being close to nature or use the retreat as a base to explore the many attractions close by, with sunsets and nature sure to captivate you.
Unwind and relax on the deck with nature surrounding you, with kangaroos often passing or birdsong gently lulling you. It is impossible not to be swept away by the beauty of the environment of Southern Anchorage.
There are two suites at Southern Anchorage - The Coastal Suite and The Harbour Suite.
A complimentary continental breakfast is available daily.
These suites are perfect for the weary traveller and visitor to the Great Ocean Road, Otways, Twelve Apostles or Great Ocean Walk. A comfortable and luxurious room ensures your stay is memorable and enjoyable. Then there's the views- the sunsets, coastal and valley views, and sandstone cliff faces of the Twelve Apostles will be sure to delight and leave a lifelong memory.
For your comfort we have provided ample bedding, electric blankets, reverse cycle heating/cooling and all the mod cons needed to ensure a fantastic stay.
Our two suites have fabulous views and are very comfortable and luxurious. To lounge on our amazing cottage decks, with a red in hand, while enjoying the bbq's aromas, nature playing around you, kookaburras calling in the background... it's just so easy to be pampered by your surroundings!
EXPLORE THE AREA
Amazing bush walks and hikes are close by for any level of adventurer... from 5/10 minute scenic walks to the captivating Great Ocean Walk- all 108 kms! Then there's the waterfalls, Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Gourmet Trail, rainforest walks, Otway Fly Treetop adventure... there's just so much to see and do.
Our views are sensational- with nature our greatest companion. Kangaroos, kookaburras, crimson rosellas, gang gang cockatoos, etc, are just some of the amazing Aussie animals that call Southern Anchorage home. A perfect base to relax or to use as a memorable adventure.
Discover all the information you need for your Riparide adventure. Activities to excite and challenge and natural beauty to quiet and centre the mind. Head outside to explore a world of adventure and fulfilled living.
Great Ocean Walk
There is nothing like the Great Ocean Walk located on the Great Ocean Road region between Apollo Bay and the iconic Twelve Apostles, the trail follows the coastline for more than 100km. Admire this spectacular coast and the changes in landscape each day.
VICTORIA'S SPECTACULAR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Twelve Apostles, London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge, Wreck Beach, Moonlight Head...
Southern Anchorage is a fabulous base to explore some of Victoria's most spectacular coastline, from the mighty Twelve Apostles to off-the-beaten-track beauties, like Wreck Beach. This part of the Shipwreck coast is rugged, yet spectacular and a real treasure to behold. Over winter experience our mighty southern Ocean storms where the waves crash and sculpt our imposing coastline, or catch a glimpse of the Southern Right Whales that cruise along our coast.
OTWAY FLY TREETOP ADVENTURE & ZIPLINE
Love an outdoor adventure then here's a great spot. Experience a breathtaking birds-eye-view of the magnificent Otway Ranges from the world's tallest treetop walk.The 600 metre-long, elevated walkway provides unrivalled views of the unique beauty of the regions flora and fauna, from the rainforest floor up into the soaring heights of the treetops.
Then there's the Otway Fly Zipline Tour, an extreme rainforest experience you will never forget.
Great Ocean Road
Experience some of the best surf in Victoria for advanced riders along the Great Ocean Road. From Bird Rock, the world-renowned Bells Beach, Winki Pop, Centreside or Cathedral Rock. Along the coast, between Lorne and Apollo Bay, there are good surf spots at Cumberland River, Wye River, Baldy Rock, Skene's Creek, Sawmills and Kennett River.
RAINFOREST & WATERFALL WALKS
Otways Rainforest & Waterfalls
Within 30 minutes of Southern Anchorage we have three captivating waterfall walks- Triplet Falls, Hopetoun Falls or Beauchamp Falls, ranging from 30-90 minutes duration, the walks show off the amazing Otways rainforest- where lush ferns are home to some exotic plants, fungis and animal life.
Close by there's the spectacular Redwood forest or Otway Fly Treetop Adventure and a real treasure- 'the Otway Nourished'- great for coffees & meals- Amy will really look after you. What a great wholesome day for a couple or family.
NATURE WALK & GLOW WORMS
Melba Gully (Madsen's Track) is one of the wettest places in the state. The gully has lush plant growth and is a dense rainforest of Myrtle Beech, Blackwood and Tree-ferns, with low ferns and mosses. The Madsen's Track Nature Walk is an exploration into a world of ancient, mossy trees and temperate fern gullies. This short walk is a good spot to see the remarkable glow worms at night.
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