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Things to do in Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula for culture fans

From Geelong, Australia’s only UNESCO City of Design, to the forts, art galleries and cultural centres of the Bellarine...

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The 8 best things to do in Geelong and The Bellarine for families

From fairground rides for little ones to indoor rock climbing for bigger kids, and wildlife encounters fit for all ages, Geelong...

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8 of the best things to do in Geelong and The Bellarine for foodies

From cool climate country wineries to the hottest urban fusion restaurants, these eight foodie experiences are among the best...

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12 Apostles

Microscope

Have you ever wondered what things look like up close? Call in and see us at the Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre and...

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12 Apostles

Great Ocean Walk Ryan's Den - Moonlight Head

Distance: 8.1km Elevation gained:...

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The Story of Port Campbell Rocket Crew - by Reid Webber

A fantastic insight into Port Campbell shipwreck history by our youngest local...

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The 12 best things for families to do on the Great Ocean Road

Whether you’re searching for outdoorsy activities or a family-friendly treat, here are 11 of the best activities to try on your...

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Volcanic Lakes & Plains

Alan Marshall Discovery Trail

Invoke, warm nostalgia and a flood of schoolyard memories on the Alan Marshall Discovery...

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The 7 best things to do on the Great Ocean Road for culture fans

From one of the world’s oldest aquaculture systems to Victoria’s first national park, these seven cultural attractions on the...

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The 10 best things for foodies to do on the Great Ocean Road

From the lush, leafy hinterland to the rugged and raw coast, this swathe of Victorian countryside is awash with beautiful produce...

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12 Apostles

Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk

See the giants stand tall. Join Greatopia’s official walking...

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Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs, Warrnambool

Wind down by the sea. Bliss out at Greatopia’s official bathing...

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‘The Valley’ Johanna Seaside Cottages

Get back to nature with one of Greatopia’s official places to rest your...

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Forrest Guesthouse

From a high speed thrill, to relaxing and chill. One of Greatopia’s official residences to rest your...

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay Distillery

I’ve gin thinking about you! Sip the official Greatopian...

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The Story Behind the Coat of Arms

Look closely at the coat of arms and discover the secrets of...

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No 52: Greatest Ever

The greatest experiences, locations and adventures from 52 Great Weekends on the Great Ocean...

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool of Greatopia

One of the highlights of the Great Ocean Road is Warrnambool, the city by the sea. Here, there’s a little something to satisfy...

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No 51: Greatest Escapes

Pair adventure with indulgence at the Great Ocean Road’s most luxurious...

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Greatopia's Colac & Otways

When escaping to Greatopia and journeying down the Great Ocean Road you will be immersed in the small country culture only...

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No 50: Surf Coast Walk

Coast along this 44km world-class walking and biking trail from Torquay to...

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The Secret Walks of Greatopia

Are you sitting bleary eyed at your desk right now, dreaming of an escape from the ordinary? It’s time to trade your slippers...

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The Official Spots to Eat, Stay and Play in Greatopia

Every great country needs its official ‘things’. The awe-inspiring nature walk that lures visitors from all around the globe....

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Epic Bucket-List Greatopian Attractions

Greatopia is packed with wonders of its own to explore. Sweet coastal hamlets to potter around? Tick. Glorious vistas and wild...

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So long as your dog is on a lead, there are plenty of walks and hikes you can do together along the Great Ocean Road here are some of our fave’s.* Lake Elizabeth Loop, Otway’s
* Koorie Cultural Walk, Anglesea
* Surf Coast Walk, Torquay
* Gabbo’s Beach, Port Fairy
* Warrnambool board walk{ After your walk stop in at @gorbrewhouse and check out the pub friendly beer garden it’s the perfect place for you and your furry friend to unwind 🐕 . }#Greatopia #greatoceanroad #stayclosegofurther #visitvictoria #seeaustralia #visitmelbourne
Let the family ‘choose their own adventure’ these school holidays with a road trip along the Great Ocean Road!@exploresurfcoast @jumpz_anglesea @torquaysurfacademy @fishbymoonlite @greatoceanrdchocolaterie  @visit_apollobay #greatopia #greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad @visitmelbourne #stayclosegofurther #visitvictoria
Did someone say school holidays…?
There’s so much to do along the Great Ocean Road what are you waiting for?
Australia’s most important lighthouse, @capeotwaylighthouse is now open!
Purchase tickets upon arrival, with Spring opening hours Friday- Tuesday 10am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm).Welcome back to the Cape!@visit_apollobay #greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad #greatopia @visitmelbourne @australia #visitvictoria #stayclosegofurther
Spend the weekend at the hidden hamlets of Cumberland River, Separation Creek, Wye River, Kennett River and Wongarra – nestled between the pristine ocean beaches and the mountains of the lush Otways. These tranquil tiny towns are far away from the busy tourist bustle and are where you can relax and connect with nature. Who’s with us?#Greatopia #greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad #stayclosegofurther #australia #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne #iamotways @visit_apollobay @exploresurfcoast
Are you ready for a weekend in Peterborough? Located just over 3hrs from Melbourne, Peterborough is the tiny shorefront town surrounded by the storm carved limestone coastline that makes this region famous.1. Hike the Bay of Marty’s trail
2. Take a selfie at the London Bridge
3. Have Lunch in Port Campbell
4. Explore Curdies Inlet and Peterborough beach
5. Play a round at the Peterborough gold club.And that’s just the beginning of a great weekend in Peterborough.@iamportfairy #peterborough #greatoceanroad #greatopia #stayclosegofurther #londonbridge #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne
🙌 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗲𝘁𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 / We have a $5000 road trip holiday to giveaway - including return flights, car hire, accommodation and experience to suit you!👉 How to enter
- Follow @visitgreatoceanroad and @visitgeelongbellarine
- Tag your road trip buddy (each tag is an entry)
- Complete your entry via commenting 'Road Trip' and follow the instructionsThe winner will be notified via email on the 26th of October. Please be wary of fake accounts and note we will not contact you via DM to say you have won.T&Cs apply.#greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad #visitgeelongbellarine #greaterthan #stayclosegofurther #visitvictoria #seeaustralia

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, 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.