Top 5 days out for families on the Great Ocean Road

Calling all families! Are you ready for some epic adventures and wild discoveries? Below are our picks for the best big days out...


Ways to indulge in the Great Ocean Road region

Whether it’s a special occasion, a weekend away with friends or just a bit of solo time-out, here we’ve listed some of our...


Top 7 things to do these Easter Holidays around the Great Ocean Road

A visit to the Great Ocean Road region during the Easter holidays will keep you so busy you will work off those Easter Eggs in no...


Find fun outdoors this Autumn

The Great Ocean Road region is renowned for its beaches in summer but dig a little deeper and you will find iconic hikes and...


Why Get Married On The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is one of the most beautiful and romantic destinations in Australia, making it the perfect location for a...


Valentines Getaway on The Great Ocean Road

Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to celebrate love and create unforgettable memories with your partner. And what...


Why Honeymoon On The Great Ocean Road?

As newlyweds, choosing the perfect destination for your honeymoon can be overwhelming. With so many beautiful locations to choose...


Why The Great Ocean Road Is Perfect For Digital Nomads

With the rise of remote work, becoming a digital nomad is more commonplace. Those who are afforded a fully remote workplace are...


3 Reasons To Drive The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is one of the best road trip destinations in Australia, and for good reason. With its stunning coastline,...


Guide To Fine Dining On The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road offers some of the most unique gourmet experiences in all of Australia. You’ll be delighted to find a...


Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road: The Inland Route

Next time you’re planning a trip from the southeastern corner of South Australia across the border through South-West Victoria,...


Timboon, the perfect picnic spot!

Timboon is a picnic-ers paradise. With so much produce on offer as part of the 12 Apostles Food Artisan Trail, you can pick up an...


Luxe getaway ASAP? Great call!

It’s time to ‘re-treat’ yourself with a relaxing visit to a seaside sanctuary as you make your way along one of the...


A road trip for the Winter holidays? Great call!

You might have enjoyed a road trip along the Great Ocean Road in Summer, but have you experienced one in Winter? Wake up from...


Cultural experiences at Budj Bim

Your journey through the Great Ocean Road region and the roads we travel on today follow the ‘songlines’ or ancient trading...


Road trip with Mum this Mother’s Day? Great call!

Pair adventure with indulgence this Mother’s Day with a road trip along the Great Ocean Road. The stunning coastline offers...


Show we me the secrets of the region. Great call!

Hidden treasures await behind every twist and turn of the Great Ocean Road. This secret-revealing journey reveals some of the...


Want to chase lighthouses this weekend? Great call!

Let the historic lighthouses guide you along the Great Ocean Road. Take in the magnificent views atop steep spiral staircases as...


Let’s make it a golf weekend? Great call!

Plan your own golf tour at the idyllic courses on the Great Ocean Road. Pack the clubs and set off on one of the world’s most...


Let’s fish this weekend. Great call!

Whether you’re dropping a line from the peaceful river boardwalks, casting from ocean breakwaters, surf fishing from the shores...


Find your bliss by the beach. Great call!

Pair adventure with indulgence on the Great Ocean Road. Spend the weekend immersing yourself in fresh sea water, saluting the sun...


Sample the breweries and distilleries on the Great Ocean Road? Great call!

Bring a designated driver, the road ahead is paved in liquid gold! Whether you’re looking for a hydration station as you take...


What about going hiking this weekend? Great call!

Many people are familiar with the Great Ocean Road but less know that the region is full of reasons to get out of the car and...


Want to take up mountain biking this spring? Great call!

Leave the road behind and bomb, flow, hurtle or delicately pick your way through the great bike trails surrounding the Great...


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Let us show you the secret’s of the Great Ocean Road Region. #greatcall 

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Learn to surf on gentle rolling waves, scoot along the quiet streets to the local farmers market, swim In sheltered bays and visit a historic lighthouse. This is just a glimpse of what a getaway in Port Fairy looks like. 

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Never gets old. 📍Gibson Steps truly is a magical place. Check the tides to feel like a tiny person as you marvel at these giant rock formations from the beach. 

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The Lower Falls are not large, but you can get behind them and look out through the falling water to the large pool surrounded by mossy logs and rocks. The Upper Falls are a series of cascades viewed from a platform.

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Come for the adventure and stay for the 🌅

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Where will the weekend take you? 🚗 

What about Lorne? Lorne offers the perfect place for romance – oceanfront fine dining, boutique shopping and sidewalk cafes – all alongside the sparkling waters of Louttit Bay…..Oh and if you’re up for a little more adventure you can checkout @livewirepark 
or go on a walk to one of the many Otways waterfalls. Accommodation tip; Try @eluxaccommodation 👌 

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Many people are familiar with the Great Ocean Road but less know that the region is full of reasons to get out of the car and into a pair of hiking boots 🥾. On offer are some of the most scenic strolls in Australia!

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It’s time to hit the road for one of our Autumn events. Here’s a few to check out 👇 

1. @portfairyfolkfestival presenting international and national artists in a four day festival of music, arts and culture. 🎵 
2. @ripcurlprobellsbeach the longest running event in competitive surfing 🏄‍♀️ 
3. @aireysinletmusicfest featuring Ella Hooper headlining a cracking line-up of home grown talent. 🎸 
4. @crayfestportcampbell celebrates the coast, community, volunteers, primary producers, local produce, and sustainability. 🦞 
5. Ever wanted to run along the Great Ocean Road? It’s not too late to sign up for the @greatoceanroadrunfest 🏃‍♀️ 

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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.