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Wonky and a Bit (46km)

Start this ride early to make the most of quieter roads and to allow plenty of time to visit attractions including the Arch,...

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Bike at the 12 Apostles lookout
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Port Campbell - Melrose Road - Great Ocean Road loop 40km

This is the first of our Surf and Turf loops that we will be loading in the next few...

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Male cycling along the road
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Princetown - Moonlight Head - Great Ocean Road return 33.2km

This ride takes in the first part of the classic hill ride to Lavers Hill and offers quick descents and a heap of downhill and...

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Panoramic view of the Gellibrand River
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The Hill - Princetown - Lavers Hill - Princetown 65km

A wonderful little coastal to forest hill climb of 65km with a little under 1000m of...

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The Wonky Stingray 43km

Plenty of options for ocean views and scenic stops on this 43km route. Best in the mornings when you just may encounter more...

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View along Ford's Road
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Princetown - Fords Road: Time trial loop 24.5km

Steady undulating climbs through lush farmland and native bushland for the first 12km sets you up for a steady descent with ocean...

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Great Ocean Rides

Cycling routes and tips for the 12 Apostles and western end of the Great Ocean...

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12 Apostles Trail on the Great Ocean Road
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12 Apostles Trail – Getting ready to Roll

Local dairy, beef, ice cream and berries for lunch and seafood and local brews for supper. How does that sound? From the treetops...

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Mount McKenzie Track to Princetown 46km

Down, down, down then undulating ups and downs beside the Gellibrand River all the way to Princetown, this is one sweet...

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Misty morning image of the Gellibrand River abd footbridge crossing over it
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Gellibrand River Ride 40km

Choose your own adventure along the picturesque Gellibrand River...

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A Mount, 3 Lakes, Cake & Coffee by Bike

Make sure you allow plenty of time to take photos on this great little tour around...

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Bicycle leaning against the lookout at Island Arch with the rock formations in the background in Loch Ard Gorge
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Princetown - Port Campbell - Great Ocean Road return 36km

Cyclists riding the western end of the Great Ocean Road for the first time will be surprised by how little traffic it carries in...

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Female on a bicycle at the beginnin of the Timboon to Camperdown Rail Trail
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Camperdown to Timboon Rail Trail

The completed 34km Camperdown to Timboon trail is a wonderful family adventure, dotted with statuesque trestle bridges and...

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12 Apostles Trail on the Great Ocean Road
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12 Apostles Trail – Getting ready to Roll

Local dairy, beef, ice cream and berries for lunch and seafood and local brews for supper. How does that sound? From the treetops of Timboon to the...

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Otways

An Otways Long Weekend - Part 3: E-Biking + Platypus Spotting

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Anglesea

The Best of Anglesea: Surf, Splash and Play

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s most iconic and scenic coastal...

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Great Ocean Rides

Cycling routes and tips for the 12 Apostles and western end of the Great Ocean...

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Our guide to dining out this Spring:1. @the_coast_anglesea for it’s native flavours 🤤
2. @lacantina_commonground pasta, pasta, pasta 🍝
3. @frolic_lane for cocktails and pizzas. 🍕
4. @birdhouse.apollobay for the fresh local seafood. 🦞
5. @braerestaurant well because it’s award winning!! 🥇#Greatopia #greatoceanroad #visitmelbourne #stayclosegofurther #visitvictoria #visitgreatoceanroad
The Great Ocean Road has many locations and activities that make it perfect for a romantic getaway. When’s your next adventure?#Greatopia#Greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad #stayclosegofurther #visitvictoria #holidayherethisyear #australia #visitmelbourne
Want to chase waterfalls this weekend? #GreatCall#Greatopia #visitgreatoceanroad #visitmelbourne #visitvictoria #stayclosegofurther @australia
One week down one week to go….. What will you get up to next?Here’s some ideas:
⛳️ Challenge yourselves with some Mini Golf @greatoceanroadminigolf @big4_portfairy @minigolfwarrnambool🐨 Take a walk on the wild side @wildlifewondersaus🌳 Fly through the treetops @livewirepark🍫 Become a chocolatier @greatoceanrdchocolaterie🥾 Hike to the top of @capeotwaylighthouse🛶 Take a paddle in Anglesea @angleseapaddleboats⭐️ Take a Gunditjmara guided cultural tour of the World Heritage listed Budj Bim Cultural Landscape with @budjbimtourism#greatopia #greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad #stayclosegofurther #visitmelbourne #visitvictoria @australia @iamwarrnambool @exploresurfcoast @visit_apollobay
So long as your dog is on a lead, there are plenty of walks and hikes you can do together along the Great Ocean Road here are some of our fave’s.* Lake Elizabeth Loop, Otway’s
* Koorie Cultural Walk, Anglesea
* Surf Coast Walk, Torquay
* Gabbo’s Beach, Port Fairy
* Warrnambool board walk{ After your walk stop in at @gorbrewhouse and check out the pub friendly beer garden it’s the perfect place for you and your furry friend to unwind 🐕 . }#Greatopia #greatoceanroad #stayclosegofurther #visitvictoria #seeaustralia #visitmelbourne
Let the family ‘choose their own adventure’ these school holidays with a road trip along the Great Ocean Road!@exploresurfcoast @jumpz_anglesea @torquaysurfacademy @fishbymoonlite @greatoceanrdchocolaterie  @visit_apollobay #greatopia #greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad @visitmelbourne #stayclosegofurther #visitvictoria
Did someone say school holidays…?
There’s so much to do along the Great Ocean Road what are you waiting for?
Australia’s most important lighthouse, @capeotwaylighthouse is now open!
Purchase tickets upon arrival, with Spring opening hours Friday- Tuesday 10am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm).Welcome back to the Cape!@visit_apollobay #greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad #greatopia @visitmelbourne @australia #visitvictoria #stayclosegofurther

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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.