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Barwon Heads is a coastal township on the Bellarine Peninsula, near Geelong, Victoria, Australia. It is situated on the west bank of the mouth of the Barwon River below Lake Connewarre, while it is bounded to the west by farmland, golf courses and the ephemeral saline wetland Murtnaghurt Lagoon. At the 2011 census, Barwon Heads had a population of 3,536.


Is Barwon Heads in Australia on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. After your splendid visit to Barwon Heads, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Melbourne. Take a short trip from Barwon Heads and set some time aside to explore the Melbourne. Dotted with places like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in Barwon Heads can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Barwon Heads*

  • Pollution Statistics in Barwon Heads

    Know the pollution level of Barwon Heads before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 64.29 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 36.11 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 10.42 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.56 (Low)
  • Barwon Heads: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Barwon Heads for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Barwon Heads.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.42 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 72.92 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.42 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 59.09 (Moderate)
  • Living in Barwon Heads - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Barwon Heads is 185.69 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 47.38 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.83 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.05 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.84 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.67 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 113.5 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Barwon Heads

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Barwon Heads

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.06 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 64.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 140.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.69 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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