Bay of Whales Narrawong – Artist Brett Jarrett
A master of his chosen medium, Brett Jarrett is passionate about sharing his life experiences as a naturalist and skill as an artist. He has dedicated his entire life to observing and documenting the identification, behaviour and beauty of wildlife, in particular marine birds and mammals. Twenty-six years as a professional painter has taken him around the world on several occasions, becoming the most travelled of Australia’s modern day animal artists.
Narrawong Lavender has been growing and distilling lavender on their farm in the Western District in Victoria since 1999. Products are all carefully made by hand with love and are available at local markets and by mail order.
Cape Bridgewater offers a fantastic day trip with highlights including the Petrified Forest, the Blow Holes, Limestone Caves and popular seal colony tours by Seals by Sea Tours.
A surfers paradise
Surfing in our region offers the tourist numerous options depending on the wind and the swell. Why not try our beach, Yellow Rock or Bridgewater Bay.
Great Food, even greater coffee
Bridgewater Bay boasts a great Cafe that serves great meals and has a lovely outdoor seating area to sit back and admire the beach while enjoying a coffee with friends or family.
Victoria’s Famous Great South West Walk
The Great South West Walk starts and ends at Portland and covers 250 km of extremely diverse landscape travelling through native forest, spectacular towering cliffs, and along majestic coastline. The Great South West Walk is designed to either walk a section or enjoy the whole adventure. View the natural beauty our region has to offer with it’s numerous wild flowers and abundance of wildlife.
A fisherman’s dream come true
Surf and River Fishing, what more could you ask for? Narrawong Island Holiday Park offers the opportunity to try your luck in the surf for Mulloway, Salmon or Snapper. Whatever the wind conditions there is always a place to fish for a Bream or a Salmon in the Surrey River that winds around our island. There is also a boat ramp to the river at our entrance. If the bay or ocean is your choice there are full facilities to launch your boat at Portland. We sell bait and can offer you all the local knowledge you’ll need.
Fossilized Sharks Teeth
Come and find fossilised Great White Sharks teeth on our beach. Narrawong is one of the few places in the world where you can openly fossick and find these rare teeth up to 60 million years old. Once you find one you will be hooked on a great family activity.
The Local Maritime Museum
Full of things to see including: a Massive Sperm Whale Skeleton, Southern Right Whale, Portland Lifeboat, Shark Showcase, Shipwreck showcases among many other exhibits.