By day or by night Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village & Shipwrecked Sound and Laser Show is a must do – and winner of the past four Victorian State Tourism Awards, and several Museums Australia Awards.
By day, Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village is a maritime village and museum built around 1858 state heritage-listed Warrnambool Lighthouse.
Reflecting the rich maritime atmosphere of the Shipwreck Coast, Flagstaff Hill is the ideal starting point to discover maritime history of the Shipwreck Coast and Great Ocean Road. More than 180 ships have come to grief along the Shipwreck Coast, with much of this tragic history being recounted at Flagstaff Hill.
Holder of Victoria’s largest maritime and shipwreck collection its feature pieces are the $4 million Loch Ard Peacock, a priceless relic from the wreck Loch Ard that in 1878 was lost at the now famous Loch Ard Gorge.
You are taken on a voyage on an early immigrant ship through the multi media Gravesend Theatre, before arriving in the maritime village.
By night, ‘Shipwrecked’ is a theatrical multi-media and outdoor special effects experience that brings to life the tragic story of the Loch Ard disaster in a multi-million dollar sound and laser show that sails nightly at Flagstaff Hill. This is sure to be a highlight of your visit to the Shipwreck Coast. Dinner and Show packages are available each night.
Visit the website for further information www.flagstaffhill.com
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