The friendly owner/managers welcome you to the hostel – one of the oldest heritage buildings in Port Fairy and the former home of town founder. Open fireplace, gardens, satelitte TV, video, large kitchen and coin laundry. Pool table, games and library. Close to shops, beaches, river and wharf. Free use of boogie boards and fishing gear. Luggage lockers., Backpackers can enjoy historic buildings, antique and art galleries, shops, good food and popular music festivals. See Australian wildlife at Tower Hill and view the whales and seals nearby. Walk to the lighthouse and see mutton birds when in season, all this and more located nearby to the hostel. Getting to the hostel: 200m to bus stop. Parking available. Parking available 28km to station at Warrnambool. Connecting bus will bring you to Port Fairy.