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Barwon Prison
1140 Bacchus Marsh Road
Lara VIC 3212

More about Barwon Prison

Find prison-specific information on visiting times, visiting conditions, how to get there and more.
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What we offer at Barwon Prison

Getting there

By car

From the West Gate Bridge drive for 45 minutes along the Princes Highway. The Bacchus Marsh Road turnoff is signposted and appears just after the turnoff for Little River, near Avalon.

Travel west along Bacchus Marsh Road and follow the signposts to the prison. It should take approximately 10 minutes from the highway turnoff.

By public transport

A courtesy bus is available to transfers visitors from North Geelong Railway Station to Barwon Prison and back again on Saturdays and Sundays. Please telephone the prison on (03) 5220 8222 for timetable information.