If you’re planning an extensive road trip vacation to Victoria in Australia for a few weeks, you might have made one of the best decisions this year. There are so many places to visit and things to do in this scenic state. For example, you can plan a road trip to the fairy penguin colony of Phillip Island and to the iconic Great Ocean Road to see the fabled Twelve Apostles limestone rock formation by the shore near Port Campbell. Road trips can be fairly draining after spending long hours on the road. Thus, it is imperative that you choose a comfortable accommodation to recharge your body and mind. If you happen to be planning a road trip to the locations mentioned above, have a look at our recommended Airbnb vacation rentals in the small dairy town of Simpson, to find a place to stay.
This cosy and adorable cottage, located in the heart of Port Campbell, has three bedrooms and it is a good fit for a group of seven people. It comes with a large and spacious balcony that offers spectacular views of the bay, which is the perfect setting for a family-sized barbecue or to simply just soak in the seaside atmosphere. The cottage also comes with a fully equipped kitchen and a washing machine to do laundry.
House on the hill cottage.12 Apostles. Seaview.GORPort Campbell, Victoria, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat sea view house with cozy furnituresgreat apartment with the necessity amenities and nearby to restaurantsplenty of beds and great heatingperfect location fabulous sea view and tidy roomthe house was cosy and the view was so beautiful room was comfortable and necessities were providedclean and well maintainedclean and easy accessiblekitchen utencils were generally cleanclean and tidy family friendlythe house was very clean n spacious
Host:mellissa was a great hostmellisa is a great hosthost was really efficient and check in was seamlessit's a nice host and mellissa come to help us when we have issue on tvowner even provided board games which is great for familiesRead more reviewsfantast and lovely place located at port campbelllocation of the playground family friendly restaurantslocation is excellent beautiful scenery all arounda walking distance to the beautiful beach and small towngood location responsive host
If you and your partner love nature, then this unique accommodation is the perfect venue for a romantic getaway. Located near beautiful valleys, waterfalls and lush rainforests, you’ll think you might have stepped into a green paradise. This accommodation also has an extensive private garden for you to stroll at your own whim and leisure. Please be informed that due to its location, it is highly recommended that you check in before nightfall for safety reasons. Wildlife are known to roam the roads from dusk onwards. Telephone signals may be unreliable as well.
Great Ocean Road Hinterland QueenCarlisle River, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsa wonderful little house surrounded by the beauty of landscape and nature and flowers welcoming in every roomfresh flowers everywhere the kitchen and lounge area are perfectthe rooms are beautifully decorated and filled with fresh flowersthe bed & amenities were very comfortable & cleanthe rooms were dressed up with fresh flowers fresh fruit (from the farm) and homegrown herbsbeautiful place clean & modernit was very clean and spacious and attractively presentedthe accommodation was clean and had everything we neededwe loved our stay the accommodation was clean and well presentedeverything was clean and exactly how it was in the photos
Host:lisa was the most gorgeous and welcoming host who was easily contactable and provided us with excellent directionslisa was an impeccable host who was so welcoming and what made our stay outstandingfantastic relaxing space with a wonderful and helpful hostlisa and pat were wonderful hoststhey were extremely helpful with any queries we hadRead more reviewsgreat quite location and peaceful surroundingsgreat place to stay away from the hustle and bustlefantastic location beautiful scenery comfortable and stylish homehad an amazing weekend away here at lisa’s placeexcellent accommodation in a quiet and slightly remote location
Located on the south side of the main farm property, this modern and picturesque stone cottage is full of natural light and it’s eco-friendly. The hot water and electricity are generated by solar panels and there is also a wood heater for you to use during the colder months. There are two bedrooms in the accommodation, one of which is in the mezzanine with access to a balcony that has a great view of the surrounding forest. Animals are welcome on the property so long as they stay outside of the building.
Kookaburra's RestIrrewillipe, Victoria, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is very authentic and comfortablebeautiful oven fridge couch bathroomgood quality electric blankets are needed for all bedsit was very clean and check in/communication was very straightforwardthe accommodation is well appointed clean and spaciousmatthias was extremely hospitable and the cabin was beautifully clean and cosythe place was clean and situated at a nice quiet spotmatthias was helpful & everything was clean
Host:friendly host and showed us around his farmmatthias was a fantastic hostmatthias was a wonderful host so welcomingmatthias was an absolutely lovely hostmatthias was such an awesome hostRead more reviewsperfect location to disconnect from a busy lifethis place is located in the middle of farms fields and therefore in a perfect relaxing atmospheregreat location and lovely house beautiful stoneworkthe location is perfect we enjoyed staying there we wish we could have extended our timethe location is right in the otway ranges with beautiful forest surrounding
Have you always wanted to stay on a farm? This bed and breakfast vacation room could be just for you. It comes with a queen-sized bed fitted with cotton sheets and an electric blanket to keep you warm at night. The hosts also provide a lovely and wholesome continental breakfast that comes with an amazing spread of homemade jams. Don’t miss the chance to see some local wildlife up close. The gracious hosts are more than happy to take you around their farm to spot some kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and native birds.
Rubyrose bed and breakfastSimpson, Victoria, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsroom is new & amenities are greatsparkling clean & spacious room comfy bed with electric blanket to warm you up stunning farm viewthe view from the room was lovely with fields and lovely countrysidei would definitely recommend it if you’re not looking for a boring standard hotel roomnew bathroom and everything’s are really goodvery clean and cozy housethe place is very clean and tidyclean comfortable and plenty of spacevery clean with everything you needsqueaky clean modern rooms with nicely done attached bathroom
Host:the host was really welcoming and friendlythe hosts are really thoughtful peoplehosts were really nice and lovelyronnie and michelle were great hostsgreat host and enjoyed the tour around the farmRead more reviewslocation was easy to findgood location not far from twelve apostlesaccommodation was great location is remote no hotels/bars only one take away nearbyit was peaceful beautifully green (end of summer) locationplace is just a few minutes drive to the town centre and the other attractions very convenient :)
This brand-new residence is located within 50 acres (20 hectares) of untouched Australian bushland, making it the ideal country retreat for recharging your weary soul. If you’re into mountain biking, be sure to bring along your ‘ride’ and explore the surrounding lush nature. The accommodation has two bedrooms, an open deck that access all three sides of the house and clean tank water that is safe for consumption.
Tranquil Bush RetreatSuperhost
Top guest reviewsa very comfortable house with everything needed for our stayeverything was like new and the properly equipped kitchen made preparing meals easy and enjoyablethe house itself was immaculately clean and had everything we needed for the weekendit was just perfect its a beautiful house very clean and quietit wad such a nice clean little place to get away from everything
Host:great host also would recommendall the little things the host do make it a pleasurable stayexcellent communication with the host and the little treats were much appreciatedRead more reviewsclose enough to the great ocean road but far away from the bustle of the touriststhis lodge is located in a forest was so quiet and peacefulthis place is just beautifulawesome experience in the right placereally enjoyed staying in juile's place
If you are looking for a private and peaceful accommodation, then this intimate barnyard bungalow could be a match for you. Located on a ridge just 9km (5.5 miles) away from the Twelve Apostles, this laid-back place is the perfect base to explore nearby attractions. It houses three bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a front deck that offers unobstructed gorgeous views of sunrises and sunsets.
12 Apostles Barn Yard BungalowPrincetown, Victoria, Australia
This rural but tranquil farm cottage has wonderful panoramic views of undulating Western District farmland. A newly designed extension has been built and linked to the existing cottage to accommodate more guests. The house can fit up to a group of six guests, with three bedrooms and a large lounge area to enjoy stunning sunset views. If you enjoy horse riding or would like to give it a try, you can even take out the resident horse and explore the Otway State Forest via the riding trails!
Avignon Farm ,Great Ocean RoadPrincetown, Victoria, Australia
This spacious cottage in Simpson is conveniently located next to the Twelve Apostles Gourmet Trail and it is also a short drive away from the Great Ocean Road, the local pub and recreation reserve. It houses three bedrooms and it has plenty of room for vehicle parking with no extra charges. For those with small toddlers or babies, a cot is available for your convenience.
Relaxing "Jayarra Cottage "
Looking for an accommodation that is just mere minutes away from Port Campbell? If yes, then this double-room farm stay could be worth considering. It comes with two bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. The farm also has Alcapas as pets, so drop by and take a once-in-a-lifetime selfie with them! The hosts stay on the property, so be sure to check on them if you need any assistance.
Double Room Farm Stay!Newfield, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsvery pleasant well equipped quiet and comfortable
Host:meanwhile the host was helpful and friendlyvery nice place and lovely hostvery welcoming and friendlyRead more reviewsgetting so close to the alpacas was greatrelaxing and quiet farm stay within easy driving distance of major attractionssharni’s place is only 7mins drive from port campbell very convenient and easy to finda perfect place to relax and unwind during your triplovely farm stay for people come from the city like us get close to observe alpacas and cattle
This country-industrial inspired bedroom apartment is located in the town of Timboon in South West Victoria. When not hosting guests, the apartment is the venue for a small toy pop-up store that is filled with many toys and gifts for all ages. Guests are welcomed to arrange with the hosts for a private viewing of this store. The accommodation has a queen-sized bed and a sofa double bed that fits four guests perfectly. There is also an edible/sensory garden that guests can use its herbs or help themselves to produce.
Timboon Toybox ApartmentTimboon, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsthere are skylights in the roofs which let a nice amount of natural light into the apartmentit is beautifully renovated with modern comforts (the bed is so comfortable )the timboon toybox apartment was a beautiful well equipped and modern space to live inspotlessly clean very comfortable bed well equipped kitchen and a lovely deck surrounded by herb and veggie gardenwe had an enjoyable two night stay in this beautiful apartmentvery clean and modernvery clean and modernvery clean and welcomingthe communication was nice and the house was cleanthe accommodation was sparkling clean and beautifully decorated
Host:thanks for being great hostnerida and her hubby are great hosts and even recommended us places to visit on our onward journeythanks to nerida and peter for being such a great host and always providing prompt responsethe host is sooo nice and house is pretty cleannerida is a fantastic host easy to communicate with and very accommodatingRead more reviewsgreat space in a great locationtimboon was the ideal location for our last minute getaway from the citya delightful place to stay in central timboonbeautifully presented in a fantastic location across the road from the pub and right in the heart of timboonthis is a beautiful house in a great location
A taste of the Australian countryside
As you can probably tell, we have carefully (and deliberately) handpicked a list of vacation rentals that are situated near nature so that you are able to enjoy some peace and tranquillity. Most importantly, we want you to have a good and memorable holiday. Australia is well-known for her gorgeous scenery and tranquil countryside, so be sure to explore it to the best of your ability.
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