Water Activities

Diving, snorkelling, rock pooling, boogie boarding, paddle boarding and more. There’s plenty of ways to get in the water around the Great Ocean Road.

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Water Skiing along the 12 Apostles Coast

Spring fed lakes like Lake Bullen Merri offer good opportunity for water skiers whose fields of play have been limited elsewhere...

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Paddling in the Ocean

Knowledge of local swell, sea, wind, prevailing conditions and sound judgment is necessary for safe experiences in this area....

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Paddling Lakes, Rivers, Estuaries of the 12 Apostles Coastline

For recreational paddlers, the volcanic lakes and estuaries generally provide more protected and predictable waters with plenty...

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Male kayaking from Boat Bay with the cliff to his left
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Boat Bay

Anybody who has ever backed a trailer needs to have a look at this ramp. Lots of offshore stacks are visible in this sheltered...

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Wild Dog Cove Peterborough
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Scuba & Snorkelling around the 12 Apostles

The Twelve Apostles Marine National Park, Arches Marine Sanctuary and the bays surrounding Peterborough, create world class...

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Why Adrenalin is the Perfect Winter Warmer

I’ve lived in Apollo Bay my entire life and the best thing about winter on the Great Ocean Road is there’s no stopping those with a love for...

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Take the weekend to explore Great Ocean Roads breweries and distilleries. #GreatCall 

For more great breweries and distilleries check out our website ✌️
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Get up early and watch the sunrise over the water, salt in the air, surfers catching their first waves of the morning, all to the sound of the ocean crashing against the shoreline. 

Stunning capture by @adventures.of.davidm 🙌 

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7 reasons to explore the Surf Coast this Summer👆🏻

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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! ✌️

Which adventure is on your list? 

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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

Where’s your favourite place to snap a 📸? 

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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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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.