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Travel guide Western Port


Review - Devon Park
By Sally Hobson

Devon Park 710 Robinsons Road, Langwarrin Melbourne Victoria Close to the city but with the feeling of the bush. Overall rating? Outstanding What makes Devon Park different? This is a B&B with a difference; it offers the option of usual B&B accommodation along with continental breakfast provisions or a self-contained cottage, with cooked breakfast provisions.  It is well illuminated for those arriving at night and has a welcoming ambience.  The owners are quick to show where everything is and how it works, and then leave you to relax.  The property was built for the author Neville Shute and he wrote some of his most famous novels here, including “On the Beach”. Accommodation overview The cottage was originally built for Neville Shute’... Read more

Western Port & Surrounds
By Parks Victoria

"Fishing, sailing, diving, boating, canoeing, windsurfing and waterskiing… when it comes to water sports, Western Port is the perfect place to visit." Taffy Evans, Bays Ranger, Western Port. Western Port is a waterway which forms an extensive tidal bay covering 680 square kilometres. The Bunurong Aboriginal people lived in the area for tens of thousands of years, enjoying the range of shellfish, Mutton birds and plant life with which it abounds. Today, the area has a diverse range of experiences, satisfying both nature lovers and adventure seekers. According to Taffy Evans, a Bays Ranger at Western Port, "it is the best training ground in the world for sailing and navigational training because the islands create a number of arms to the waters of Western Port. Tida... Read more

 
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