Historic Timboon is only 10 minutes drive from Port Campbell and the famous 12 Apostles, Loch Art Gorge, London Bridge and Bay of Islands. It's a perfect base for exploring the surrounding area which includes Victoria's magnificent South West Coast, the Volcanic Hinterland, and the ancient forests of the Otway Ranges.
With a rich tradition of dairy farming it is little wonder Timboon is famous for it's cheeses, icecream and chocolates. After sampling the produce of
you'll be thankful the Rail Trail is so handy for walking and bike riding. There's also
to keep the larder full of fresh delicacies during your stay.
Although not always legally, whisky making is something of a tradition in the Timboon area; originating in the early 1880s. Illicit distilling was popular and local names such as 'Whiskey Creek' date back to that era. One of the more notorious of the whisky makers was Tom Delaney, a wag of an Irishman who, most probably, is responsible for the adoption of the Irish spelling 'whiskey' rather than the Scottish 'whisky'. You can continue the tradition by visiting our newest whisky distillery, Railway Shed Distillery.