Fishing

Ocean, beach, estuary, river and lake, all within your reach with backdrops that will take your breath away.

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No 31: Nelson

The charming fishing village that’s the last stop on the Great Ocean...

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No 30: Fishing in Portland

Reel in a 100kg Bluefin Tuna, gummy shark and quality game fish straight from the Continental...

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12 Apostles

Fishing Local Estuaries

Estuarine species to be targeted include bream, mullet, trevally, estuary perch, mulloway and short finned eel. The upper layers...

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Otways

Cape Otway Accommodation Victoria

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Apollo Bay

Look After Each Other

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Panoramic view of Deep Lake
Volcanic Lakes & Plains

Deep Lake Recreation Reserve

Deep Lake is just 4.5km from the beautiful township of Derrinallum in South West Victoria and is located just off the Hamilton...

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Girl sitting on the river bank
Volcanic Lakes & Plains

Fishing Local Rivers

From the volcanic plains and Otway Ranges to the coast our rivers and streams traverse a landscape of lakes, conical peaks,...

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12 Apostles

Fishing Local Rivers

From the volcanic plains and Otway Ranges to the coast our rivers and streams traverse a landscape of lakes, conical peaks,...

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Warrnambool

Fishing in Warrnambool

Ahhh the tall tales that are shared after a fishing expedition from the ones that got away, to the reason that the ones that...

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Apollo Bay

Fishing in Apollo Bay

Popular for many outdoor activities, Apollo Bay fishing is great for families and more experienced...

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12 Apostles

Newfield Bay Access & Fishing

The broad double sweep of Newfield Bay extends east from the mouth of the Curdies River some 1.7 km to where it terminates once...

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool Fishing Guide

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Lorne

Fishing in Lorne

The warm touch of sun is calling as the bay comes to life with excitable shrieks of a brilliant catch. Featuring one of the best...

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Otways

Maits Rest

Maits Rest is a relatively short, circuit walk virtually beside the Great Ocean Road about 15 minutes west of Apollo Bay....

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Close up of a mans holding a fishing rod on a boat on Lake Bullen Merri
Volcanic Lakes & Plains

Fishing in the Volcanic Lakes & Plains

Find your own space on this crystal clear volcanic lake on the southern outskirts of...

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Anglesea

Fishing in Anglesea

Have a go at reeling in one that didn’t get...

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12 Apostles

Fishing Spots Around Port Campbell & The 12 Apostles

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Fisherman at surf beach
Torquay

Fishing in Torquay

With a beach called Fishermans, you would expect some good fishing around here… and you’re not...

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Aireys Inlet

Explore fishing in Aireys Inlet

You’ll find everything in Aireys Inlet… a stunning lighthouse, walking tracks, pristine beaches.. and some of the best...

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Couple sitting on Lake Colac pier
Volcanic Lakes & Plains

Lake Colac

With a surface area of 2,778 hectares and a circumference of 33 kilometres, Lake Colac is the largest natural freshwater lake in...

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Port Fairy

Fishing in Port Fairy

The saltwater angler is well catered for in Port Fairy with river fishing (Moyne), surf fishing (East beach) and boating (Port...

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12 Apostles

Princetown Beach

The meandering course of the Gellibrand River finds the sea beneath the bold headland of Pt Ronald. Wild and untamed;...

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Portland

Fishing in Portland

If you’re after a spot of fishing, Portland is literally an angler’s paradise. Choose from boat fishing or beach...

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Apollo Bay

Q&A With Nick Polgeest - Apollo Bay Fishermens Co-op

Nick Polgeest, affectionately known around the traps as ‘Nicko’, is a local personality in Apollo...

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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
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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- Follow @visitgreatoceanroad and @visitgeelongbellarine
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- Complete your entry via commenting 'Road Trip' and follow the instructionsThe winner will be notified via email on the 26th of October. Please be wary of fake accounts and note we will not contact you via DM to say you have won.T&Cs apply.#greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad #visitgeelongbellarine #greaterthan #stayclosegofurther #visitvictoria #seeaustralia
Venture a little further and you’ll discover the greatest nature, food, wine and adventure. #GreatopiaGreat shot by @declanhartleybrown_ 👏
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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.