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52 Great Weekends


Find your ultimate weekend away on and around the Great Ocean Road.



Discover things to do with the family, romantic weekend getaways, adventure and fun for the kids and stacks more, not to mention new destinations and secret hideaways.

There’s a Great Weekend idea for every one and every season.

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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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No 51: Greatest Escapes

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

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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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No 49: Greatest Waterfalls

The entire Great Ocean Road region is a mecca for...

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No 48: Otway Coast Hamlets

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

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No 47: Just Off the Road

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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No 39: Winchelsea

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

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No 38: Apollo Bay & Otways with Kids

All ages adventures where the forest meets the...

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No 37: Greatest Road Trip

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

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No 36: Great Golf Courses

Plan your own golf tour at the idyllic courses on the Great Ocean...

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No 35: Peterborough

The town right in the heart of Great Ocean Road’s iconic...

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No 34: 12 Apostles Food Artisans Trail

Not just famous for the stunning...

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No 33: Wye River

There’s a million reasons ‘Wye’ to visit this hidden...

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No 32: Kids' Anglesea Adventure

Anglesea is a natural playground for families that just want to have...

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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
Venture a little further and you’ll discover the greatest nature, food, wine and adventure. #GreatopiaGreat shot by @declanhartleybrown_ 👏
#greatoceanroad #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne #stayclosegofurther @australia #iamotways @visit_apollobay
Want to run wild with Dad this Father’s Day? #Greatcall#greatoceanroad #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne #fathersday #visitgreatoceanroad #greatopia #stayclosegofurther

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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.