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Timboon Placement Information2018-09-03T16:55:56+10:00

Timboon Placement Information

The caseload at Timboon predominantly involves dairy cattle but be prepared for equine clinical cases and basic small animal procedures. We have included some useful information which will help you to get organised before you come. If you have any queries please email

Where is the clinic?

The Vet Group, Timboon is located at 99 Bailey Street, Timboon.

Getting to Timboon

Public transport

Timboon is a small township with limited public transport services. A train-line runs from Melbourne to Warrnambool but a car will be required to get from Warrnambool to Timboon.

Having your own transport will help enormously when on placement in Timboon. Timboon is a small township with limited public transport services. It takes approximately three hours to drive from Melbourne to Timboon and 45 minutes from Warrnambool to Timboon.


Options in Timboon are limited but there are a number of accommodation places in the surrounding region. Please mention you are a student at The Vet Group when you call to book accommodation.

Timboon Motel Hotel
(Walking distance to clinic)
85 Curdievale Road
Timboon 3268

Port Campbell Hostel
(20 minutes drive to Timboon)
18 Tregea Street,
Port Campbell 3269
Telephone: (03) 5598 6305
Dorm beds, all linen provided, great kitchen facilities, large dining and lounge area , outdoor bbq area, guest laundry.
All rooms have heating and air-conditioning.

Port ‘O’ Call Accommodation House
(20mins drive to Timboon)
37 Lord Street
Port Campbell 3269
Ph: (03) 5598 6206
Motel room includes 2 single or 1 double bed
Continental breakfast, weekly rate available.

Port Campbell Cabin & Camping Park
(20mins drive to Timboon)
Morris Street,
Port Campbell 3269
Ph: (03) 5598 6492

Peterborough Great Ocean Road Caravan Park
(20 mins drive to Timboon)
Great Ocean Road,
Peterborough 3270
Ph: (03) 5598 5477
Cabin with ensuite 2 person per cabin.
You will need your own towels and linen

Simone Renyard
Ph: 0429 983 789

There may be a staff member in Timboon who is happy to have students board. To enquire about this accommodation option email