VIC Tourism welcomes Tara Cottage in Port Fairy, find and discover wonderful places to visit in Port Fairy.Tara Cottage is a lovingly restored 1850's blue stone whaler's cottage. It has the comfort of the 21st century living whilst maintaining the charm and atmosphere of the 19th century. Only a block from the East Beach and a short ten minute walk to the centre of town, the cottage is near the Moyne River and the Botanic Gardens. The cottage consists of a lounge with an open fire and stone chimney, fully self contained kitchen, modern bathroom with toilet, shower and a large claw bath. The main bedroom features a queen sized bed and the cottage is styled with period furniture. There is also a private back entrance and a sun room with reverse cycle heating and cooling overlooking the private back garden. All linen is supplied at the property. Tara Cottage in Port Fairy combines the key ingredients for an ideal place to stay and a town that offers much to the visitor....
Tara Cottage has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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