The Story Behind Suffoir Winery, Brewery & Distillery

How a geneticist ended up creating one of the region’s best winery, brewery & distillery. Macarthur is a long way from...

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From Dairy Farm to Ice Cream Fame: The Timboon Fine Ice Cream Story

From a dairy farm to the forefront of the 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland’s food scene; the story behind Timboon Fine Ice...

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Big Flavours in a Small Town: The Foodie Surprise of Aireys Inlet

A little town with a big (and unexpected) foodie surprise  They say never judge a book by its cover, which rings true when...

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Artisan gelato better than you’ll find in Italy

It’s a bold headline. But don’t take our word for it, as the numerous awards with Gelato Gelato’s name on them are a...

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Apollo Bay’s Fisherman's Co-op: Serving Seafood 'Strait' to Plate

As one of the three last remaining co-ops in Victoria, the historical significance of Apollo Bay Fisherman’s Co-op should...

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There’s more than meets the eye at The Perch Winery

There’s always more than meets the eye when it comes to amazing venues and The Perch Winery in Lavers Hill is a prime example...

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Why the Merrijig Inn Stands the Test of Time

The Merrijig Inn needs no introduction. It has been part of Port Fairy’s historic fabric since the 1840s and played a...

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The Samesyn Story: A Foodie Journey in Torquay

Samesyn restaurant, located on Bell Street in Torquay, opened its doors in late 2019, founded by local chef Graham Jefferies....

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Choose Your Adventure: A Weekend Along the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road region is a treasure trove of experiences, offering something for every type of traveler. Whether you crave...

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Discovering Nature's Wonders in Colac

Nestled in the heart of the Great Ocean Road region, the charming town of Colac offers a delightful blend of natural beauty and...

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Discover this Hidden Gem of Port Fairy: Sidro Lounge, Bar & Restaurant

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Port Fairy Winter Getaway for Families

Nestled along Victoria’s stunning coastline, Port Fairy beckons families seeking an unforgettable winter retreat. With its...

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A Legacy of Love: The Stump Family Tradition Continues

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Ride Like The Wind on the Great Ocean Road

Fresh air, cycle touring at your pace and journeying new frontiers. It’s more than sightseeing, it’s full-on adventure...

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Raise a Glass: Wineries, Distilleries, and Breweries of the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is renowned for its breathtaking coastal views and stunning landscapes, but what you might not know it is...

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Untouched Volcanic Landscapes of the Great Ocean Road Region

The volcanic lakes and plains of the Great Ocean Road region are places of ancient stories, unrivalled scenery and intriguing...

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Winter Weekend Getaways for Couples in Victoria

With its stunning landscapes, cosy accommodations, and plethora of activities perfect for couples, the Great Ocean Road is the...

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Dog-Friendly Day Trips from Melbourne

Embarking on a dog-friendly road trip in Victoria is a delightful way to explore the state’s scenic beauty with your furry...

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Best Winter Day Trips from Melbourne

Winter is a wonderful time to explore the Great Ocean Road. Despite the cooler weather, the beauty and excitement of these...

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Where to Go on Winter Road Trips in Victoria

People think of Australia mostly as a summer destination, but winter in Victoria shows that even down under this is a time for...

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Self-Driving Maps and Itineraries

Embark on a journey along the Great Ocean Road, one of Australia’s most iconic routes. With its breathtaking coastal views,...

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How Long to Drive the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s most scenic drives, attracting visitors locally and from all over the world. Just...

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Great Ocean Road: 5 Paddock-to-Plate Experiences

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6 Places to Visit and Where to Stay in Timboon

While many visitors to the Great Ocean Road are focused on the beachside towns and stunning coastal beauty, Timboon is a charming...

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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.