Stroll along Newhaven's waterfront and absorb the atmosphere of this picturesque seaside village. Cast a line and catch the family dinner, picnic by the bridge or grab your board and hit the waves. Take to the air on a scenic helicopter flight to admire the coastal beauty or catch up on some shopping.

Water world

Launch a boat from the local ramp and sail the calm waters of Western Port, or head for the open sea and experience the abundant marine life and stunning coastline of Cape Woolamai.

Historic sites

Retrace the steps of Victoria's first European settlers at nearby Churchill Island. Drive, ride or paddle to this historic site, and treat the family to afternoon tea at the visitor centre. Explore the National Vietnam Veterans Museum dedicated to the preserving and displaying of photographs, memorabilia, vehicles and aircraft that accurately detail the history of Australian involvement in the Vietnam War from 1962 to 1972.

Cocoa island

Spend a day in chocolate heaven at the chocolate factory then relax into an aromatherapy massage. Finish the day amidst the warm hospitality of a local B&B, seaside holiday park or purpose built flashpackers.