Experiences

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.

Air Adventures

If you think the coast is spectacular from the sand, you wont believe what it is like from the air! Take a breathtaking flight over the most beautiful scenery in Australia, enjoy from a helicopter,...

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Culture, Arts & Music

The landscape and the lifestyle have inspired artisans of all disciplines to explore their craft and follow their passion. Enjoy the riches of their honed skills from farmers, chefs and producers...

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Family Activities

For kids young and old, there is plenty to try on and around the Great Ocean Road whether it's learning something new, going on an adventure, tiring the kids out on a hike or just some good old fish...

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Foodies

Taste the Great Ocean Road coast and hinterland. It's a foodies...

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Galleries & Museums

Galleries in Lorne and Apollo Bay offer a wide variety of local art, including painting, sculpture and photography....

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History & Heritage

Did you know the Great Ocean Road itself was built by soldiers who returned from World War 1? Learn about the history of the diverse region, from our first people to stories of seafaring, shipwrecks...

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Shopping & Markets

Find a weekend farmers market, get lost in one of the many local surf shops or explore boutique clothing and...

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Spas, Relaxation & Wellbeing

The environment may be rugged and wild, but pampering is never too far away when you need a break from being an intrepid explorer. There are dedicated and renowned day spas and other well-being...

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Special Occasions

Turn your special occasion into a magical experience on the Great Ocean Road! Whether you're planning a romantic getaway, an annual celebration, a business conference, or any other event, there are...

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Great Ocean Road: 5 Paddock-to-Plate Experiences

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In The Wellness Zone

The Great Ocean Road Region is a mecca for health and wellness devotees. Here, you’ll find sanctuary, relaxation and the mind...

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Family Food Adventures

It’s on for young and old on the Great Ocean Road where every family road trip has a fun food memory forever pinned to it....

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Luxury Accommodation in Victoria

View some of the best luxury accommodations for every kind of traveller in Victoria. Learn more from local experts and book your...

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Group Accommodation on the Great Ocean Road

For those planning to explore the Great Ocean Road region with a group of friends or family, finding suitable group accommodation...

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The 7 Wonders of Greatopia - As Voted By You

Welcome to Greatopia, a land teeming with wonder and awe-inspiring marvels that captivate the imagination and beckon explorers...

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Great Places to Escape with the Family These School Holidays

If you are planning on packing up the family and heading down the Great Ocean Road these school holidays then this is the list...

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Explore With Moyne Shire Caravan Parks

You may know Port Fairy, the historic seaside village voted Victoria’s top small tourism town in 2021 and 2022. It’s a place to...

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Best Shopping on The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road, known for its breathtaking coastal views, is also a treasure trove of some of the best shopping Victoria...

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Best Fish and Chips On The Great Ocean Road

One of the best ways to truly immerse yourself in the coastal adventure is by enjoying some of the Great Ocean Road’s best...

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Guide to the Best Coffee on The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road, known for its stunning scenery and breathtaking views, is also a treasure trove of delightful cafes to help...

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Discover the Best Cafes on The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is not only a spectacular scenic drive, but it’s also a haven for foodies and coffee lovers alike....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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’e looking for a hydration station as you...

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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 for families in the...

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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 favorite things to do...

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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, why not take the...

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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 afternoon’s worth...

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A Sustainable Great Ocean Road Getaway

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s most epic road trips, and a visit to Victoria would not be complete without spending some time in...

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Sally Sees The Great Ocean Road

Hi there! My name is Sally and together with my partner Brayden, we run the sustainable travel blog and Instagram, Sally Sees. We are born and bred...

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Healthy Food Options Along The Great Ocean Road

As well as its beautiful scenery, the Great Ocean Road is full of amazing local produce and healthy whole food options with a treasure trove of...

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How to live like the locals in the western end of the Great Ocean Road region

Travelling somewhere new is a thrilling adventure. Nothing beats the rush of arriving somewhere for the first time, understanding what life looks...

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The natural wonders of the western end of the Great Ocean Road region

The South West region of Victoria is home to the western end of the Great Ocean Road and also some spectacular coastline unlike anything else found...

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Summer rain? Things to do that won't bore you

Here are our top ideas of what to do on the Great Ocean Road when it’s raining…ideas that won’t bore...

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8 Must-Visit Cocktail Spots Along the Great Ocean Road

Sunny? Time for a cocktail. Raining? Time for a cocktail. Celebrating? Catching up with mates? Going on a date? …cocktails. Lucky for you there are...

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9 of the best fish n chips on the Great Ocean Road

What’s on the dinner menu when you hit the beach in summer? Yep, you bet it’s fish and chips for 9 out of 10 of us! Whether it’s...

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Why our region rocks

Little people, big voices! Timboon Year 3 & 4 students took matters into their own hands when they discovered that most visitors didn’t...

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12 Apostles Visitor Inspiration Project

Need a little inspiration? Call into Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre for equipment loan and educational tools to help you better understand...

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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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4 Days of Adventure & Fine Food in Apollo Bay

Need a little indulgence and a slice of big nature escapism? This four-day Greatopian adventure will tick all the...

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Plump pizzas & high tea - You won't go hungry in Port Fairy

Port Fairy was our first stop in Victoria as part of our trip across the Great Ocean Road...

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What families can do in Port Fairy

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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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Story Towns Audio Tour Podcast

‘The Country to Coast Trail’ Designed for travellers, this podcast tour connects with creative communities, absorbs local knowledge, uncovers...

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A Big Family Winter 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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Find out where Chef Dan Hunter likes to eat in Birregurra

When he’s not running an award-winning restaurant, Brae, Dan Hunter enjoys eating at other local establishments and spending time with his...

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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.