Experiences

Playgrounds on the Great Ocean Road

Play your way through the region! Which towns have great playgrounds? Well, most actually, but here’s a selection of some of the best.

Lake Pertobe, Warrnambool

The park and lake provide one of the best places to play for all ages – water activities are available in season.

 

Lorne Foreshore playground

With a large Pirate ship for the younger kids, plenty of swings & a nearby skate bowl this one is fit for all ages! Mini golf and outdoor trampolines (charges apply) are right by the playground.

 

Heywood

Heywood is a popular rest-stop with major highways intersecting in the township. The playground provides a great stop with kids.

 

Portland

The foreshore playground in Portland features a skate park for the older kids and great views of the harbour and ships coming in for parents!

 

Colac Botanic Gardens

Great place for a picnic and an awesome meandering playground – there is also a wheelchair swing.

 

Casterton

Whether you’re in town for a long stay, for the annual Kelpie Muster or just stopping by, Casterton hosts a great playground and skate-park.

 

Timboon

While you delight in local produce the kids can have a delightful time at the playground and skate park!

 

Winchelsea

The first town for a rest stop after taking the ring road from Melbourne, Winchelsea’s playground by the river is near amenities, the public swimming pool and a great cafe!

 

Gellibrand

Gellibrand has a beautiful playground and park area right in the centre of town. You can learn a little about local history while you’re there.

 

Port Campbell

With a grassed area and large BBQ shelter, the playground and skate park are in the centre of the Port Campbell township.

 

Anglesea

You’re spoilt for choice in Anglesea – the place to start your first adventure… Kids are catered with great facilities in both caravan/holiday parks, a trampoline centre and 2 excellent public playgrounds.

 

Apollo Bay

At the foreshore in Apollo Bay you will find a playground (with flying fox) and a skate park to keep all ages entertained (Playground is opposite Brewhouse – however we do not recommend watching kids from beer garden).

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All Things To Do

Places To Eat & Drink

Brown Magpie Wines

Modewarre

Sweet Thyme Cafe

Winchelsea

Berry World

Timboon

Otway Chai

Deans Marsh

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