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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 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 34: 12 Apostles Food Artisans Trail

Not just famous for the stunning...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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No 29: Timboon

The gourmet hub of the 12 Apostles...

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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...

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No 25: Otway Harvest Trail & More

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

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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...

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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...

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12 Apostles Food Artisans

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

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Otway Harvest Trail

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

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Eat and drink your way to Port Campbell

– By Sam Anderson, Chef at Forage on the Foreshore, Port Campbell As a chef on the Great Ocean Road, I love seeing visitors...

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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10 of the best ice cream shops on the Great Ocean Road

There are few things that epitomise a summer holiday more than ice cream… The race to beat the summer heat and catch those...

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Great Ocean Road Trip Series

The Great Ocean Road has long been a favourite destination for travellers across Australia and indeed the globe. Its rugged...

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4 Creative ways to eat ice cream in winter

On the Great Ocean Road, ice cream weather is definitely not a delicacy restricted to summer. We have thousands of visitors to...

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No 9: Forrest for Foodies

Foodies will have a great weekend at the gateway to the Otway Harvest Trail. Venture inland from the Great Ocean Road to the...

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Timboon Rail Trail
12 Apostles

A Taste of Timboon

My two young sons have just been given a choice: whisky or ice-cream. “Whisky,” says one with a smile broad as the trunk of a...

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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...

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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...

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Great Ocean Road Ducks

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High tea anyone?

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

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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...

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Recipe share: Lemon & Yoghurt Cake

Recipe share from Sam Anderson, owner and chef at Forage on the Foreshore in Port...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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10 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...

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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 coastal views...

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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 the Great Ocean...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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The Best Pubs Along The Great Ocean Road

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

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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...

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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...

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The Famous Scallop Pie

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

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Groke

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12 Rocks Beach Bar Cafe

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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
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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.