Surfside Backpacker


Surfside Backpacker is located in Apollo Bay, right on the Great Ocean Road! We’re 3 hours along stunning coastline from Melbourne, Victoria. Surfside is more.


7-9 Gambier Street, Apollo Bay, VIC, 3233
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Surfside Backpackers Apollo Bay


Surfside Backpacker is located in Apollo Bay, right on the Great Ocean Road. Three hours along stunning coastline from Melbourne.

Surfside is the perfect base for koala spotting on Cape Otway and exploring the lush rainforests and the cascading waterfalls of the National Park. They are also a convenient stop on your way to the 12 Apostles. And just 5 minutes walk to the shops, pubs, cafes, public transport and golf course in Apollo Bay.

Dorm rooms, doubles, singles, ensuite unit, disabled facilities and free Wi-Fi are all available at Surfside.

Television rooms, multiple outdoor lounge areas, courtyard and front lawn barbecue areas and fire pit.



  • Barbeque
  • Carpark
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Communal Refrigerator
  • Communal Shower
  • Family Friendly
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Free Wifi


  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, past present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.