Family friendly bike and scooter trails

Take the kids on adventure activities around the Great Ocean...


Top 10 things to do with kids around the Great Ocean Road

Our handy guide will help you plan your stay, along with burning off some energy between car rides and meal stops whilst on your...


Top things to do for the whole family (not just the kids)

Travelling with your family is a great opportunity to slow down, spend more quality time together and explore the fantastic local...


Great Ocean Walk

The Great Ocean Walk traverses 104 kms along the coast between Apollo Bay and the 12 Apostles and recommended to take 8 days....


No 48: Otway Coast Hamlets

Explore the seaside tiny towns along the most picturesque stretch of the Great Ocean...


No 47: Just Off the Road

The must-see towns and natural attractions just off the Great Ocean...


No 46: Greatest Wineries

Wind your way along and around the Great Ocean Road and discover some of the best wineries in Australia. Meet the friendly...


8 Eco Certified Experiences around the Great Ocean Road

Discover eco tour operators and ecotourism activities across the...


No 45: Great Romance in Lorne & Apollo Bay

Fall in love with the seaside towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay. Escape for the weekend to some of the most romantic getaways on the...


No 44: Inland Towns (Volcanic Lakes & Plains)

Located just over 2hrs from Melbourne, the Volcanic Lakes and Plains region is a slightly hidden gem, a little off the Great...


No 43: Family Fun in Port Fairy & Warrnambool

With two seaside towns to explore the young, and the young at heart are sure to have a great weekend in Port Fairy and...


Dusk Discovery Tours at Wildlife Wonders

The perfect addition to your weekend plans. Running every Saturday...


Best live music spots around the Great Ocean Road

Whether you’re grooving to your favourite Aussie bands as they rock out a country pub or stumbling upon intimate gigs in tiny...


Places to be inspired by local artists

With so much inspiration to be found in the wild rainforests, crashing waves and quaint villages on the Great Ocean Road, it’s...


No 42: Greatest Dining

A foodie road trip to the most exciting dining destinations on the Great Ocean Road. Let your tastebuds lead the way on this...


No 41: Casterton (Kelpie Country)

So much more than the birthplace of the Australian Kelpie Casterton is an historic rural town situated on the banks of the...


Centenary Public Art Trail

Take the trail. Sit on them...


No 40: Greatest Camping

The top 10 campgrounds on the Great Ocean Road. With over 240km to explore and some of the best campgrounds in Victoria, the...


Luxury escapes on the Great Ocean Road

From epic coastal views to breakfast hampers and bubble baths, these luxurious stays and boutique hideaways have everything you...


Unique accommodation experiences

On some holidays, all you need is a place to come home at night and rest your head. But then there are the trips where the stay...


No 39: Winchelsea

The historic town on the banks on the Barwon...


No 38: Apollo Bay & Otways with Kids

All ages adventures where the forest meets the...


Wildlife Wonders is a wildlife tour for all of your senses

Wildlife Wonders is just up the Great Ocean Road from Apollo Bay but feels like a world away. Full of native plants and wildlife,...


No 37: Greatest Road Trip

The most visited stretch of one of the world’s most scenic...


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Hot tip ~ Make sure you stop in and see Tim and the team @barrelhouseportcampbell on your next visit to Port Campbell 🥃 ✌️
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With miles of sandcastle real estate, lagoons for snorkelling and rock pools teeming with wildlife, the beaches of the Great Ocean Road are a natural playground for little ones. Here are some of our family friendly beaches 👇 

1. Cosy Corner, Torquay 
2. Anglesea Main Beach 
3. Point Roadknight Anglesea 
4. Lorne Main Beach 
5. Apollo Bay Harbour 
6. East Beach, Port Fairy 
7. Pea Soup, Port Fairy 
8. Stingray Bay, Warrnambool 
9. Cape Bridgewater 

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Sneaky weekend getaway to kick off summer? 🚗 

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Seal Point at Cape Bridgewater is home for up to 2500 Australian and Long Nose Fur Seals and is one of the best kept secrets in our region. 

Great capture by @summitstoseas 👏

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With plenty to see and do on and around the Great Ocean Road, from adventure to total relaxation, from a romantic escape to a family holiday, you won’t be left short on things to do – whatever your vibe ✌️ 

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Step out onto the balcony of Cape Otway Lightstation to experience breathtaking views over the bass straight from 90 metres above. @capeotwaylighthouse 

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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.