Rivers, Lakes & Reserves

Beautiful lakes and rivers are scattered across the Great Ocean Road Region. Each with their own unique history & recreational activities.

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Explore All Rivers, Lakes & Reserves in Port Fairy

Port Fairy

The Crags and Deen Maar (Lady Julia Percy) Island

A short drive west of Port Fairy is the Crags, a wild and scenic section of the coastline with calcified tree roots, jagged...

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Port Fairy

Ralph Illidge Sanctuary

The Ralph Illidge Sanctuary is a peaceful, relaxed and scenic reserve which is a safe haven for a variety of animals, flora and...

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Port Fairy

Kanawinka Geotrail

Kanawinka  Geotrail, a region of amazing geological diversity stretching from Colac (on the Princes Highway 200 kilometres from...

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Volcanic Lakes & Plains

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Come and experience the stunning natural surrounds of the Volcanic Lakes and Plains. Use our interactive map to plan your journey. Try out some of...

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, 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.