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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village & Shipwrecked Sound and Laser Show

03 5559 4600

By day or by night Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village & Shipwrecked Sound and Laser Show is a must do - and winner of Victorian Tourism Award Hall of Fame, plus 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.

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.

New Accommodation Offer! Yes now you can be the Lighthouse keeper for the night, or the week.

Flagstaff Hill Lighthouse Lodge offers the highest quality accommodation overlooking Lady Bay Warrnambool. Winner 2011 Australian Accommodation Association. Best New Accommodation Product.

Your only neighbour is the still operating Lady bay Lighthouses. Visit the website for further information.

Oddball the Movie - Yes Flagstaff Hill is also home to the Middle Island Maremma that are guardian dogs for our local penguin colony and feauured in the new Australian movie Oddball.

Content: Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village & Shipwrecked Sound and Laser Show

Price & booking


Type Valid Entry cost
Adult Day
01/07/15 - 10/04/16 $16.00
Concession Day
01/07/11 - 10/04/16 $12.50
Child Day
01/07/11 - 10/04/16 $6.50
Shipwrecked - Child
01/07/11 - 10/04/16 $13.95
Shipwrecked Concession
01/07/11 - 10/04/16 $23.00
Shipwrecked - Adult
01/07/11 - 10/04/16 $26.00
Cancellation and booking policy

Group bookings are required for Flagstaff Hill daytime attraction. Bookings are essential for all seats to night time Sound and Laser Show - Shipwrecked. Cancellations are not accepted within 24 hours of bookings for Flagstaff Hill and Shipwrecked.

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Warrnambool is 260 kilometres south-west of Melbourne, approximately three hours drive. It is the western gateway to the Great Ocean Road.

  • Café
  • Child activities
  • Coach parking
  • Guide
  • Interpretive centre
  • Public telephone
  • Public toilet
  • Sheltered area
  • Visitor information centre
  • Shopping
  • Whale watching
Tourism awards:
  • 2012 - Victorian Tourism Awards - Hall Of Fame
Opening hours:
  • Daily - Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Last admission at 4:00pm.
  • Daily - Shipwrecked! Sound and Laser Show
    Shipwrecked screens nightly from dusk - no shows Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Show running time is 70 minutes.
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
  • Visitor Information Centre
Disabled access:
Contact operator for further details.