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Magazines : Breakaway Autumn 2011
DISCOVER WYE RIVER & KENNETT RIVER www.visitotways.com 2035371-B1003 25 Great Ocean Road, Wye River Freecall: 1800 890 241 Ph: 03 5289 0241 www.wyerivervalleypark.com.au WYE GENERAL STORE Wye River got even better since the owners of city bar Riverland took over the general store and hired architecture firm Six Degrees to do a stunning makeover. This dawn-to-late proposition features great coffee, a fantastic array of bread and pastries courtesy of baker Pip Hayes (ex-Giant Steps), and a crowd- pleasing menu from Nigel Pickup (ex-Healesville Hotel) featuring big breakfasts, artisan pizzas, fish and chips and retro classics. “T his is the general store with more” . 2011 Age Good Food Guide 35 Great Ocean Road, Wye River Ph: 03 5289 0247 www.thewyegeneral.com.au Great Ocean Road, Kennett River Ph: 1300 664 417 www.kennettriver.com KENNETT RIVER HOLIDAY PARK Located 2 1/2 hours from Melbourne, the Kennett River Holiday Park has a sheltered location amid gum trees. Koalas, parrots and kookaburras abound. There is swimming, surfing, diving, fishing, bushwalking, trail bike riding and four wheel driving. Visit waterfalls, see glow worms and there is shopping and dining in nearby Lorne and Apollo Bay. Weekly Special Stay 7 nights, pay for 5. Cabins and sites. Offer valid from May to Sept 2011. Conditions apply. BIG4 WYE RIVER TOURIST PARK NATURE AT ITS BEST! BIG4 Wye River Tourist Park is the perfect holiday destination! Wye River flows through the park’s 25 acres of lush greenery before meeting up with the spectacular surf beach of Wye River. Specials Every 3rd night FREE! Which means - stay for 3, pay for 2! Stay for6,payfor4!Stayfor9,payfor6!ORCallusforaWYENot package - 10% off the total for stays of 2 nights or more! *Valid 1 May 2011 - 1 Sept 2011. Conditions apply. Please mention this ad to receive special. Leanne Russell has been helping people plan their holidays for 15 years (she started young!) and is the manager of Colac Travel Service. She gives you tips on great places to go. FAVOURITE PLACE TO VISIT IN THE REGION: Torquay - no matter what time of the year it’s a beautiful place. SECRET PLACE YOU LIKE: Otway Estate Winery in Barongarook. A lovely setting and even better local food, wine and beer. YOUR LAST HOLIDAY: Vietnam, pictured above. I did an 18-day overland trip from Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi and loved it all. TOP TRAVEL TIP: Always pack your sense of humour and patience. If things were the same the world over there would be no point in travelling! TRAVEL TIPS FROM THE PROS GEELONG ADVERTISER I 33
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