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Treat yourself with Slitti's chocolate and free desserts this Winter!

Winter is almost here, and as usual it brings... chocolate! In During most of May and June, our guests can enjoy a complimentary box of Slitti's handmade chocolate, plus free dessert for two shoud they decide to dine at Portofino Ristorante Italiano restaurant in port Fairy. Of course they can also enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling wine at the restaurant, a little treat that we offer the all year round.This offer is for online booking through our website only, see the calendar for the day it's available.

We are a green B&B and we use green energy

We try to do our best for the environment, to preserve the amazing beauty of our country. Our property use rain water only (we provide filtered water in the mini bar fridge in your room) and we use bore water for the garden and to flush the toilets.

Sinead O'Connor at the 2015 Port Fairy Folk Festival

The Port Fairy Folk Festival attracts every year thousands of fans because its huge bill, but the 2015 editions promise to be even better, with the addition of the Irish superstar Sinead O'Connor.

Warrnambool: Maremma Middle Island Tours

The Summer Tours to Middle Island in Warrnambool are now available for booking, with dates commencing from December 15th - January 16th (selected dates only). Experience a unique tour that is informative but also fun for the entire family. This is your chance to meet the Maremma dogs who have been trained to protect Middle Island's penquins from foxes allowing the population to slowly build to well over 100 penquins today.

Premier Speedway at the Sungold Stadium in Warrnambool

If you are a motor enthusiast you can't miss the new season of the Sprintcar racing, to start in November at the Premier Speedway in Warrnambool; featuring Australia's and the World's best drivers, this spectacular event is adrenalin filled.

Tower Hill: three new baby emus

They are so cute and fluffy, but the three new emu chicks that are running around at Tower Hill are as big as a duck! The newborn emus are always around the father, and it's not usually a good idea to try to get too close, but yesterday the happy family was enjoying the dandelions close to the road inside the famous volcano, and we were able to make a few picture with our phones.

Tower Hill Challenge 2014 accommodation

Are you one of the brave partecipants to the Tower Hill Challenge 2014? The Killarney Beach House B&B is conveniently located just five minutes from the volcano, and offer a perfect accommodation in relaxing and quiet rooms overlooking the sand dunes.

Portofino on Bank: treat yourself with a beautiful dinner in Port Fairy

Winter is delicious in Port Fairy. Many visitors are surprised by the quality of some of the restaurants in town, end in the last few years we received plenty of excellent feedbacks on Portofino on Bank. The owner and head chef Aaron is a local boy, greatly supported and adviced by the effervescent Heung.

Cellar doors in South West Victoria (Henty wine region)

If you are a lover of fine wine, or if you just plan to have a relaxing week end in this lovely part of the country, the Killarney Beach House would be the perfect gateway to visit the South West Victoria's cellar doors.

Koroit Irish festival 2014

The Koroit Irish Festival is the celebration of this beautiful small town's Irish heritage. Beginning in 1997, the festival was the brainchild of a local group of people who knew Koroit's rich Irish heritage and close knit community should be celebrated and shared with a broader audience.

Basalt Winery release the new Chardonnay

Basalt Vineyard will be at the community market in Port Fairy this Saturday for pre-Christmas gift ideas. The cellar door in Killarney is open Sunday 11-4 pm showing off the newly released Chardonnay.

Warrnambool Oaks Day 7 November 2013

The Warrnambool Oaks Day is one of the best spring race meetings in Country Victoria. The Oaks race day originated in England in 1779 and is the female equivalent of the Derby restricted to three year old fillies.

Agility/Jumping Dog Trials in Warrnambool 2-3 November 2013

The Agility/Jumping Dog Trials will be held in Warrnambool on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 November 2013.

Melbourne to Warrnambool and Shipwreck Coast Cycling Classic 12 & 13 october 2013

A great week end for cycling enthusiasts in Warrnambool with the Melbourne to Warrnambool Cycling Classic and the Shipwreck Coast Classic.

A Dirty Weekend in Warrnambool with the sustainable gardening expo 12-13 October 2013

Warrnambool's premier sustainable gardening expo, featuring workshops on composting, worm farming, chooks, bushfoods, permaculture and more will be held at the Warrnambool Community Garden in October.

Port Fairy Spring Music Festival

The Port Fairy Spring Music Festival is a great occasion to visit this beautiful part of South West Victoria. The festival presents classical and contemporary ensemble music in fresh and collaborative programming.Enjoy the festival with our SPECIAL PACKAGE!

The Place of Wonder: food as it should be

Good food, natural food, real food. Food that tastes like food. This is what we like to eat and cook here at the Killarney Beach House, and we are lucky to live in a country where there are many beautiful produce.

City of Warrnambool Rotary Art Show 2013

21st Annual Art Show for Warrnambool, a great art event with more than a hundred artists showcasing approx 400 paintings of high standard and variety. Gala Opening Friday night by Derek Guille includes drinks & canapés.

Great Ocean Road Food Adventure

The celebrity chef Mark Olive present the Hunter Gatherer Dinner, Wednesday 25th September 2013 in Warrnambool. Enjoy the dinner with our SPECIAL PACKAGE!

Truffle & wine at Portofino in Port Fairy

It's truffle season! The restaurant Portofino on Bank in Port Fairy organize a Wine and Truffle night this Friday 13th September, when the chef Aaron Sponge will offer a full menu dedicated to this fantastic tuber.Enjoy the dinner with our SPECIAL PACKAGE!