Best ways to get to Fairy Park:
From Melbourne via Werribee – approx. 1 hour
Using the back roads locals use.
30min from Werribee & 60min from Melb CBD:
Take the West Gate Bridge out of Melbourne following the Princess Freeway.
Take the Werribee exit marked C109
Follow this road through to the Werribee Racecourse.
Alongside the Racecourse runs Bulban Rd. Spelt B-U-L-B-A-N.
Follow Bulban Road to the end and follow the Fairy Park signposts at each intersection.
If you’d like to avoid the back roads and don’t mind an extra 10 to 15minutes drive time, you can take this alternative but more complex route:
for staying on highways & main roads
50min from Werribee & 80min from Melb CBD:
Head down the M1 to Geelong
Merge onto the Geelong Ring Road/Princes Fwy M1
Take the Anakie Road Exit & turn right onto Anakie Rd
Follow for 7km until road ends at a “T” intersection
Right turn onto Geelong-Ballan Road (C141)
Follow for 13km, passing through Anakie town
2.5km after Anakie, turn right into Fairy Park entrance.
Directions from Geelong & the West Coast – 25 min from Geelong CBD
Best route from Geelong CBD
Fairy Park is approximately a 25 minute drive from central Geelong.
The Surf Coast is 45-90 minutes depending on where you are.
From the M1 take the Midland Highway turnoff marked A300 and follow it out of Geelong.
Once you reach the 80 km speed zone prepare to turn right onto the Geelong-Ballan Road.
Follow this road through Anakie until you reach Fairy Park on your right hand side.
Best route from West Coast / Great Ocean Road
Take the Geelong Ring Road from the M1 and exit left at the Ballarat turnoff.
Travel for 1km along the Midland Highway and turn right onto the Geelong-Ballan Road.
Follow through to Fairy Park.
Alternatively, from the M1 at Corio you can take the exit at Cox Road and join onto Anakie Road following it through to Anakie. The Geelong Ring Road also has an Anakie Road turnoff.
Directions from Ballarat – approx. 1 hour
Take the Western Highway or M8 towards Melbourne
Take the Ballan exit
Follow the Geelong-Ballan Road through to Fairy Park.
Directions from Bacchus Marsh – approx. 30 min
Take Grant street out from Bacchus Marsh leading onto the Bacchus Marsh-Geelong Road.
Turn right onto Granite Road and follow the sign posts to Fairy Park.
Public Transport Options
Sadly, there is no public transport direct to Anakie. The closest railway station is Lara, on the Melbourne–Geelong line. A taxi can be taken from there for the 20minute ride.
Geelong Taxi Network for more information on 13 1008
Geelong Taxis on 13 2227.
Train timetable information contact: V-Line on 13-61-96
Local Tourist Map
Detailed map of surrounding roads and towns including wineries and other points of interest.