When it comes to getaways in Victoria, you are certainly spoilt for choice! Below, discover why the Great Ocean Road is one of the best getaways in Victoria and where you can find some fantastic weekend holiday deals for your trip to this iconic Australian destination.
Only a short distance from Melbourne, the Great Ocean Road is one of the best weekend getaways in Victoria. There is so much to explore in this region that offers stunning natural attractions (12 apostles, national parks, waterfalls, volcanic plains), fun family activities (bushwalking, whale watching, camping, zip-lining, surfing lessons), boutique shopping and so much more.
The Great Ocean Road is also a great getaway in Victoria all year round. The winter months are one of the best times to visit the Great Ocean Road as this is when you can spot majestic whales (May to September) at many locations right along the coast and see waterfalls at their absolute best.
The Great Ocean Road is also one of the best getaways in Victoria for food lovers. You have a wide range of cuisines to choose from, boasting delectable dishes showcasing local produce and cafes serving up great, wholesome food & coffee. Taste local gourmet delights (all the good stuff such as ice cream, chocolate, cheese, preserves and baked goods) and pick up fresh, local produce to take home and create your own masterpieces. And there are plenty of bars, breweries and wineries to explore set in picturesque locations too.
To help with ideas on great weekend getaways in Victoria, we’ve put together some suggested itineraries to make the most of your time here.
If you’re looking for weekend holiday deals, you’re in the right place. You can take advantage of Great Ocean Road weekend getaway deals all throughout the year. Check out the current weekend holiday deals for savings on:
With these fantastic weekend away deals why not head to the Great Ocean Road for one of the best weekends away in Victoria filled with fun, adventure, fine food and awe-inspiring natural attractions!
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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.