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

Explore All Foodies

Visit Great Ocean Road

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...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

New places open on the Great Ocean Road this summer

Check out what’s new this summer! If you’re into checking out the newest things to see and do, we’ve made a list to help...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

A foodie road trip along the Great Ocean Road? Great call!

Let your tastebuds lead the way on this driving degustation along the Great Ocean Road. Explore all the culinary delights coastal...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road’s 2023 Hatted Restaurants

The Great Ocean Road region is fast becoming known as a foodie destination with so many local producers, artisans and chefs doing...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

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...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

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...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

No 34: 12 Apostles Food Artisans Trail

Not just famous for the stunning...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

12 new foodie gems you need to try

From Middle-Eastern feasts overlooking the ocean to gourmet burger bars and hidden rainforest retreats. Get the scoop on the most...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Great beer gardens & beach bars

Who doesn’t love a good beer garden or beach bar, especially when the sun is shining in the warmer months. From beachside...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Wineries and cellar doors of the Great Ocean Road

This region may not be best known for wine, but dotted around the coast and countryside are some incredible cool climate wineries...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

No 29: Timboon

The gourmet hub of the 12 Apostles...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Gin lover’s guide to the Great Ocean Road

Boutique distilleries, hidden cocktail bars and local gin joints. There’s a spot to sip your favourite botanical blend on every...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

No 25: Otway Harvest Trail & More

Let your palate lead the way as you eat, drink, explore and stay in the...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Where to pick your own berries

Sweet and delicious. Each season brings its own delights to the Great Ocean Road region, particularly when it comes to fresh...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

No 22: Greatest Breweries & Distilleries

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

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

12 Apostles Food Artisans

The 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail gives visitors to the 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland the chance to experience amazing artisan...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Otway Harvest Trail

The unique combination of aspect, soils, climate and farming practices of the Otway hinterland produce distinctive and...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Food and art can fill a rainy day

Winter and autumn rains in South West Victoria makes the rainforests lush, the farmlands green, the waterfalls wild and the...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Where to find award winning businesses for food, rest and play

There are so many operators who provide amazing food, coffee, accommodation, tours and other visitor services throughout...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

5 Beer gardens where you can chill and chat

One of the joys of summer in Australia is relaxing in a beer garden on a hot day, or a balmy night. The Great Ocean Road has...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Find out where the Chef and Owner of Brae likes to eat in Birregurra

Perhaps the best thing about being a chef in South West Victoria, is having access to fresh meat, fruit, vegetables, herbs and...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Travel hungry? These 5 food stops are far from ordinary.

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Breweries & Craft Beer of the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road and its surrounds are bursting with choice for a good, local craft beer. A good beer wasn’t always at...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

10 Great burgers of the Great Ocean Road

Holidays are for fun, and what type of food says “fun” more than a delicious juicy burger?! You’re never far...

Explore

Be Inspired

Visit Great Ocean Road

Healthy food options along the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is full of amazing local produce and the healthy wholefood options at cafes and restaurants are a testament to the abundant...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

6 Places to enjoy a cocktail on 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...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

10 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 with the...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

8 of the best things to do in Geelong and The Bellarine for foodies

From cool climate country wineries to the hottest urban fusion restaurants, these eight foodie experiences are among the best Geelong and The...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

The 10 best things for foodies to do on the Great Ocean Road

From the lush, leafy hinterland to the rugged and raw coast, this swathe of Victorian countryside is awash with beautiful produce and highly...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road Ducks

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

High tea anyone?

You might just spot a dolphin from these tea rooms in Port...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

4 great pubs along the Great Ocean Road

Pubs have always been the heart and hub of towns and villages along the Great Ocean Road. This welcoming vibe continues today, but the food is...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

3 ways to have a smashing good time with seafood

Australians love seafood in summer; whether it’s piled on the table for Christmas lunch, or thrown onto a barbecue at the caravan park. Seafood...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

On a schedule? Taste the region in one spot

There are so many food and beverage products across the Great Ocean Road region, that it would take you days or weeks to get around to all the...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

Find your flavour on the Great Ocean Road

Everyone dines a little differently. From white hat restaurants to funky burger joints – the cafes and restaurants across our region cater for...

Explore
Visit Great Ocean Road

9 Food places that may surprise you on the Great Ocean Road

Cafes and restaurants on the Great Ocean Road are on trend. Here are 10 that will have you jumping in the car for a random foodie road...

Explore
Apollo Bay

4 Days of Adventure & Fine Food in Apollo Bay

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

Explore
Apollo Bay

Unique food offerings in Apollo Bay

There are lots of quality food and beverage suppliers in and around Apollo Bay. So, if you love a good meal, trying something new and taking a swag...

Explore
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay: Where the beers are brewed in fresh Otways water

It turns out the Great Ocean Road Brewhouse is the place to be in Apollo Bay! When I visited, it was buzzing with locals and visitors all enjoying...

Explore
Apollo Bay

Fresh Local Seafood in Apollo Bay

Wrestle a fighting salmon from the Barham River mouth and dive amongst the rocks spying the glaring eyes of a wary lobster. Or, trusting the expert...

Explore
Apollo Bay

Where Can You Eat A Famous Scallop Pie + Search For Glow Worms? Apollo Bay!

Explore
Apollo Bay

The Best Pubs Along The Great Ocean Road

Check out our round-up of the best golden-oldie pubs along the Great Ocean...

Explore
Lorne

Family Friendly Places to Eat in Lorne

Looking for family friendly dining options in Lorne? I’ve rounded up our favourite places to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There’s lots of...

Explore
Lorne

What to do For a Weekend in Lorne

You’ve probably heard before that Lorne has 10 waterfalls within 10kms…but have you seen them all? There has never been a better time...

Explore
Apollo Bay

The Famous Scallop Pie

Ready to add to your ‘best ever’ list? You’d better be, because this pie will soon be your...

Explore

Discover all dining and more

Little Thai House

Koroit

Bob Sugar

Torquay

Loaf and Lounge

Camperdown

Oaks Bakery Cafe

Anglesea

Blackman’s Brewery

Torquay

Curly’s Pizza and Pasta

Warrnambool

Follow our stories @visitgreatoceanroad

Are you the “planner” of the road trip? or are you that friend who just rocks up and goes along for the adventure? 🚗 🧳 ☀️ 

@torquaysurfacademy @splitpoint_lighthouse_tours @big4wyeriver @visit_apollobay @apollobaysurfkayak @wildlifewondersaus @otwayflyvictoria @angleseapaddleboats
Whether you're a history buff, foodie, nature lover or adventurer get ready for a great time in Portland. 
Oh and don’t forget to pack the 🎣 

#iamportland #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne #visitgreatoceanroad #fishing #stayclosegofurther #greatopia
Explore the charming coastal town of Port Fairy its historic architecture, stunning beaches, and vibrant arts scene make this Victorian fishing village one of the most picturesque spots in Australia.

Stunning reel by @thecommonwanderer for @visitmelbourne 👏

@iamportfairy #iamportfairy #greatoceanroad @oakandanchorhotel @bankstandco #visitgreatoceanroad
It’s not too late to book a summer getaway. Here’s 5 things to do in Apollo Bay & the Otways. 

1. Go boogie boarding at the beach 🏖 
2. Discover the Californian Redwood forest 🌳 
3. Hike to Hopetoun Falls 🥾 
4. Take a dusk tour @wildlifewondersaus 🐨 
5. Find fairies 🧚‍♂️ @otwayflyvictoria
This is Lake Elizabeth a 15 minute drive from Forrest. The enormous, ghostly tree trunks emerging from the still water gives the lake a prehistoric feel – it’s like the land before time.

@visit_apollobay #iamotways #forrest #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne #greatopia #stayclosegofurther #greatoceanroad
Voted the 4th best beach in 
A U S T R A L I A !! 
 by @bestaustralianbeaches Apollo Bay beach is a 3km long eastern facing beach, that provides safe, patrolled (during peak periods) waters for walking, swimming, surfing, fishing, boating, sand castle building and beach cricket. 🏖 

Awesome pic by our pirate friends @safari.global 🙌

@visit_apollobay @australia @visitmelbourne #visitvictoria #greatoceanroad #apollobaygreatopia #visitgreatoceanroad #australia #stayclosegofurther
Ever been to Cape Bridgewater? 

Only 20 minutes from Portland, Cape Bridgewater is picturesque, secluded and a must see on your next adventure. 

@caitmiersphotography #greatoceanroad #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne @australia #iamportland #victoria #greatopia
Take the weekend to explore Great Ocean Roads breweries and distilleries. #GreatCall 

For more great breweries and distilleries check out our website ✌️
@noodledoof @apollobaydistillery @gorbrewhouse @greatoceanroadgin @castertondistillingco

Let us inspire you

Sign up to get the latest deals, tours & events along the Great Ocean Road

Thank you for subscribing!

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.