• Little River BnB -   1850s homestead in the heart of Little River.  (03) 5283 1858
  • Little River Hotel Motel -10 -15 Flinders Street Little River (03) 5283 1113
  • You Yangs Bed and Breakfast, 32 River Street, Little River 0400 241 586 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Staughton Vale Vineyard [now part of Pettavel Australia Pty Ltd] - Bed and Breakfast plus cellar door and cafe -  20 Staughton Vale Road, Anakie -  (03) 5284 1477  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • AirBnB - there are many listings here .... from full homes including eg Kozy Koala at Anakie, Chateau Antoinette, Chateau Dreamquest, Garden Retreat and Stable Door in Lara -   to apartments, rooms and farm stays in Lara, Anakie, Meredith, Steiglitz and more.  


  • Mittagong Campsite, 2 Rennie Street, Lara  - 5 minutes from Lara railway station.   Girl Guides camp available for hire - Situated between Melbourne and Geelong, Mittagong is an ideal semi rural location for either indoor or outdoor experiences.  The site provides full facilities for outdoor camping along with Campbell Cottage which provides well appointed indoor accommodation for 28.   0408 515 849

  • Baanya Biami Adventure Camp adjacent to the Brisbane Ranges National Park with cabins for about 100 - on Marshalls Rd Staughton Vale [off Leveretts Lane Beremboke] (03) 5360 8284

  • Camping at Brisbane Ranges National Park -  Camping at Boar Gully, Fridays or a site for an overnight hike along the Burchell Trail must be booked in advance. Book online

  • Lady Northcote YMCA camp camping and activities for individuals, families, schools and groups - 1273 Glenmore Rd, Glenmore 3340  (03) 5369 2224


Also check more about What's in this Region - there is so much on offer. 


Your input PLEASE!

This website aims to encourage and promote our special region for tourism and recreation.   

Do you have or are you planning - accommodation, tourism activities or recreational opportunities in the region - Little River, Lara, Balliang, Staughton Vale, Steiglitz, Anakie, Brisbane Ranges, and all in between etc?  

"There are opportunities to enhance the tourism industry in rural areas through well designed developments that are associated with the farming or rural use of the land".  [from a City of Greater Geelong Planning Scheme online document].

We will be delighted to provide you with free promotion  [no catch and no upselling!]

Note -  comments, additions, corrections to the website welcome too please - email youyangsregion@gmail.com


Help from Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine!

On 16 May 2017, Deputy Executive Director Brett Ince updated us on the new regional tourism strategy with plans underway to promote the You Yangs Region. They are a membership based organisation and wish to work closely to help promote local businesses.

Di Nelson, TGGB Business Development Manager is keen to talk with local businesses regarding membership and how Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine can assist and promote you  - please call her on 5244 7109 or email dnelson@tourismgeelongbellarine.com.au.