Robe in South Australia is a small fishing port that has an ideal setting for a wonderful holiday. Whether exploring the ruggedness of Little Dip Conservation Park, swimming along the famous Long Beach or enjoying delicious crayfish at a restaurant with a view, Robe has plenty to offer visitors.
- Customs House
- Robe Obelisk at Cape Dombey
- Beacon Hill Lookout
- Pick up a brochure listing Robe’s important sites at the Historic Interpretive Centre
- Taste delicious wines in the nearby Mount Benson Wine Region
- See the ruins of the Old Gaol, which housed prisoners in the 1860s
Robe enjoys mild weather in the spring and fall, making them the perfect times to visit. Rainfall is highest in the winter months from June through August. Average temperatures range from 10.5°C in winter to 20°C in summer, so extremes are uncommon and the weather is enjoyable all year long.
Getting There & Around
The closest international airport is in Adelaide. At the airport, car rentals are easy to hire and bus service is available to Robe. By car, Robe is a one-day drive from Melbourne; taking the Great Ocean Road makes for a longer but more scenic journey. It’s a pleasant and scenic 3.5-hour drive from Adelaide. By car is the easiest way to explore the region. There are no taxis or rental cars available in Robe because most people drive. But it’s easy to get around the small village on foot or by bicycle hire.
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