Phin Zhe was too big for the baby bassinet!
Our flight landed in Melbourne International Airport at local time 9.20am(Malaysia time 4.20am), so Phin Zhe was still in his slumberland. We went through custom and immigration, picked up our rented car and headed directly to Geelong, the gateway to the dramatic coastline of the Great Ocean Road.
Our first stop was the Sprout and the Bean, a tiny little organic cafe in the heart of Geelong.
Hubby with a sleeping baby
very simple menu
seasonal dishes on the board
soup of the day with sourdough, toufu burger, chicken avacado foccacia with salads and a capuccino
funky wall at Cartel Roasters
Even though the cappucino at the Sprout and the Bean was very good, hubby still wanted to try out another cafe before we left Geelong. The coffee lover picked Cartel Roasters because of their good reviews.
Our next city was Anglesea, a quiet seaside town. It was not difficult to locate Anglesea Fruitz where I managed to grab some Otway Prime Beef for dinner.
Phin Zhe woke up when we arrived Anglesea's Holiday Park.
We booked a fully equipped spa cabin.
It had a main bed in the open concept studio room and a double decker bed in separated small room. Good choice for family with toddlers.
spacious bathroom with jacuzzi spa
We packed a bit of everything from lunch, so Phin Zhe could have his late lunch/tea break.
After that, it was time to explore the surrounding while mummy had to prepare dinner. Luckily I decided to cook something simple, so I managed to join them half an hour later.
our cabin and rented car
sand play with some toy vehicles
I love this shot!
It was dinner time. Big boss and little boss gobbled down the food.
spotted a wild kangaroo visiting campervan site after dinner
And that was the end of our first day in Australia. Before I end this post, I am going to give you some reasons to stay in Angleasea Holiday Park(in no particular order):
1. It is cheaper to stay in Angleasea than Lorne.
2. Good facilities and child friendly. They do have heated pool but it was under renovation during our visit.
3. Kangaroo's gazing in the park permanently. Isn't it cool to spot a wild kangaroo then checking out a kangaroo in the zoo?
Redspot Car Rental
The Sprout and the Bean
Big 4 Anglesea Holiday Park