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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...

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Nature & Wildlife

The Great Ocean Road region offers so many different wildlife experiences - on land and in water in their natural habitat or ready made opportunities to get up close to the native...

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Outdoor Activities

Enjoy the tranquility of a kayak, the restorative benefits of a surf or great hike, or the adrenalin rush of mountain biking downhill. All you have to do is pick your...

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Warrnambool: The Stuff Family Memories are Made Of

As a local kid that grew up in Warrnambool, I’ve now got kids of my own here, and it’s fair to say this place has so many...

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BMX Track

Warrnambool is home to a world class BMX track capable of hosting major competitions and providing a top training base for elite...

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Mini Golf by the Sea in Warrnambool

Try your luck at Mini Golf by the Sea. Located adjacent to the spectacular foreshore and beside Warrnambool’s famous...

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Tom Ballard's Favourite Places in Warrnambool

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Biking in Warrnambool

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Botanical Gardens and Nature Based Play Space

Through the years the Warrnambool Gardens have remained an important part of the life of the...

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Stories of the Landscape - Tower Hill, near Warrnambool

Tower Hill  is an important natural landmark between Warrnambool and Port...

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Fishing in Warrnambool

Ahhh the tall tales that are shared after a fishing expedition from the ones that got away, to the reason that the ones that...

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Whale Watching in Winter

When you think of winter holiday destinations, you don’t automatically think of the beach do you?  Well in Victoria, many...

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Worn Gundidj Visitor Centre

The outstanding visitor centre, designed by the celebrated architect Robin Boyd, features cultural displays and aboriginal...

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Where To Explore Near Warrnambool

Warrnambool is perfectly located for exploring the Great Ocean Road with plenty of great accommodation options, things to see...

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Stories of the Landscape - Kanawinka Geotrail, South West Victoria

Australia may be referred to as a relatively young nation, but the well preserved ancient landscape provides many precious...

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Planning for a long weekend? What about Warrnambool?

The Great Ocean Road is one of the most iconic Australian landmarks. Visitors from all around the world are familiar with the...

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10 Reasons to Visit Warrnambool This Winter

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5 Reasons You Should Stay at 'The Cally'

When you’re visiting regional Victoria, staying at a modern pub like The Cally, can be loads of...

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The Beach for Sure

Swim, surf, sun and some silliness. Warrnambool is surrounded by coastline offing a mix of protected swimming beaches, exposed...

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Stories of the Landscape - Moyjil, Point Ritchie Warrnambool

Point Ritchie or in local Gunditjmara language, Moyjil, is a rocky headland at the mouth of the Hopkins River in Warrnambool,...

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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground

The Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground is paradise for kids with giant slides, flying foxes, a maze and boat rides. There are...

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Visiting Warrnambool? Here's your ultimate guide

About three hours south west of Melbourne, Warrnambool is a holiday destination for everyone and anyone! From families and...

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Hopkins Falls

Hopkins Falls are set in lush dairy country. They make an ideal picnic, fishing and walking spot, with gas BBQs and toilets...

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Experience the Healing Power of Warrnambool's Hot Springs

Did you know there are geothermal baths...

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Warrnambool History

The Peek Woorroong Aboriginal people lived around Warrnambool, which was a rich environment with plentiful seafood, eels and...

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Middle Island Penguins

Middle Island is located just off the Warrnambool foreshore and has a unique tale to...

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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

Victoria’s Largest Maritime Museum and...

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Port Fairy

Valentine's Day in Port Fairy

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the Port Fairy region has extensive activities, restaurants and picnic sites to celebrate and spoil your...

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Port Fairy - it's all you need for a girls' weekend

Port Fairy is THE BEST location for a girls’...

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Our family break in Port Fairy

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Portland

Casterton - an inland trip worth exploring

If you’ve set up base in Portland for your summer holiday, you should know that there are some great inland day trips you can take to mix up your...

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Moonscapes & Mystical Caves

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A big family weekend in Warrnambool

Time to round up the kids and head to the seaside city of FUN for the whole family in Warrnambool. A friendly and relaxed city that offers wildlife...

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Our 24 hours of relaxation at Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs

Max and Faye Martin treated themselves to a night of luxury at the Deep Blue Hotel + Hot Springs after roughing it on the Great Ocean Road and had...

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Otways

Only have 48hrs in the Otways? Here's your guide.

The Otways is enchanting, captivating, picturesque and just two hours west of Melbourne. If you’ve only got 48-hours to spend in the area,...

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Flagstaff Hill: Pioneers, shipwrecks & a sunken peacock

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Museum has everything you need to know about the shipwreck history along Victoria’s south west...

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First time visiting Warrnambool? Here's your ultimate guide.

There’s lots to see, do and experience in Warrnambool, so we’ve hand-picked a few essential need-to-knows to settle you into your beach...

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Aireys Inlet

Discover the Surf Coast Hinterland from Aireys Inlet

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Must do's in Aireys Inlet

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Get a feel for Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet, a gorgeous coastal hamlet, gateway to the peaceful curves of the Great Ocean Road and the dramatic nature of the Great Otway National...

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Lorne

6 Ways to love Lorne like a local

As local residents, we fall in love with Lorne every day, no matter what the...

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A Long Weekend in Lorne

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Apollo Bay

Let the locals guide you in Apollo Bay

The team at Great Ocean Road Escapes are all locals, so it’s only natural that they suggest their favourite places to eat, shop and explore to...

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Torquay

Top 5 things to try in Torquay

Torquay is the perfect spot to spend a weekend on the beach during the warmer...

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A 3 day adventure with teenage appeal

Need to enthuse your teenager to come along on the family holiday? Here’s a super cool adventure in the Otways that the entire family can...

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