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

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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...

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Warrnambool

Markets in Warrnambool

Everyone loves a market!  Warrnambool host a number of excellent markets, including...

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay History Trail

Discover ten historical points of interest on a walk through the Apollo Bay...

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Torquay

Shopping in Torquay

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay Community Market

Head out shopping on Saturdays to explore Apollo Bay’s gift shop and galleries before strolling through the Saturday foreshore...

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Lorne

Shopping in Lorne

Peruse Ladies, Men’s and Children’s fashion – all conveniently located along one central strip. Whether something for...

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Volcanic Lakes & Plains

Op Shop 'til You Drop In The Volcanic Lakes And Plains Region

Are you ready to hit the road and find some quirky...

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay Farmers Market

The Apollo Bay Farmer’s Market is on the 3rd Sunday of every month showcasing some of the finest culinary delights being...

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Volcanic Lakes & Plains

A Forager's Delight

With so many stately homes and a local passion for history it is no wonder that Camperdown and surrounds are a forager’s...

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Port Fairy

Get your next retail fix in Port Fairy

Leave the chain stores and glitzy malls behind for a quintessential village shopping experience. Local stores are trading...

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Torquay

Torquay: A Cafe + Shopping Hub On The Great Ocean Road

Our final stop on the Great Ocean Road was a beautiful one when we...

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Torquay

Escape To Torquay

Get up early and watch the sun rise over the water, salt in the air, surfers catching their first waves of the morning, all to the sound of the ocean...

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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...

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A truly magical place you have to see to believe. Thanks so much for sharing @the_clarkes_wild_ride 👌 

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Now this is LIVING! ✌️

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There are so many epic places to grab that perfect photo – here are a few faves and a few ones you may not know about!

1. Logan's Beach Warrnambool
2. Mt Noorat, Volcanic Plains
3. Teddys Lookout, Lorne
4. Cape Patton, Great Ocean Road near Kennett River
5. London Bridge and The Grotto, 12 Apostles Coast
6. Marriners Lookout, Apollo Bay
7. Wreck Beach, 12 Apostles Coast

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4 things to do this summer that doesn’t include the beach. 

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The Great Ocean Road is a playground for family fun. From ziplining to bushwalking, mountain biking to horse riding there’s something fun for everyone! ☀️ 

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“Hey mate, yeah keep going about 300 metres along the track and you’ll end up at the lighthouse, stunning views there mate” 🦘 

Wally the Wallaby helping the tourists find their way. Griffiths Island with its colony of shearwater seabirds, winding pathways and the spectacular lighthouse at the eastern tip, is a great place to explore in the heart of Port Fairy. 
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Located a little over 4hrs from Melbourne, Portland is well worth the drive. Whether you’re a history buff, foodie, nature lover or adventurer get ready for a great weekend. Wander the beautifully maintained historic streets, dine at the many harbourside pubs and restaurants, visit the nearby 2000 local resident Australian and Fur seals and discover deserted beaches.

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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.