Cow Lick Bookshop is the place where town meets country in Colac. We stock the widest range of books on farming, gardening, cookery and craft to be found on the Princes Highway. For lovers of literature, sci‐fi and crime, there’s plenty to choose from and lots of contemporary and traditional children’s books to get lost amongst.

Owner Neal Drinnan is an author himself and has thirty years experience in books and publishing. He’s happy to share his knowledge and track down whatever books you need if they’re not on the shelf. Like us on Facebook and we’ll keep you up to date with sales and special offers. 



  • Special orders from all over the world 
  • 15% discount for Seniors Card Holder
  • 15% discount for school libraries
  • Locally produced cards and giftware 
  • ‘Cash Cow’ gift cards in a range of denominations
  • Gift wrapping available on request
  • Mail order service available


We look forward to seeing y’all sometime