When it comes to where to go for Christmas in Victoria, you can’t beat the Great Ocean Road. With its stunning coastline, family-friendly beaches and outdoor activities, it is the perfect place for some summer fun and family good times. If you are ready to start planning where to go for a Christmas holiday, below is why this world-class destination is a perfect choice.
The Great Ocean Road stretches from Torquay right across to the South Australian border and is 243km long. It is conveniently located close to Melbourne and Avalon Airport and is accessible by car, train, bus or ferry. If you want to know where to go for a Christmas holiday on the Great Ocean Road, here is some handy info to get you started:
The Great Ocean Road offers so many fantastic things to see & do including a wide range of activities to keep the whole family entertained. With world-class natural attractions such as the 12 Apostles, National Parks, waterfalls to discover and hundreds of beaches you will not have a problem filling your time here!
If you’re planning a short trip that is a week or less, our 1-7 day itineraries are a great place to start for some inspiration on where to go for a Christmas holiday. We also recommend checking out our events page as there is always lots on over the Christmas period – you might even find an event that has a very special visitor that the kids will get excited about!
When it comes to accommodation you have a wide range of options ideal for a Christmas holiday including:
And if you want to know where to go for a Christmas holiday where you can bring your furry family member along, there are some great pet-friendly accommodation options too.
For food lovers and those who like to indulge over Christmas, the region is packed full of fantastic food & drink options that showcase local & international cuisine and gourmet treats. And if you need to get some last-minute Christmas shopping in, there are plenty of shops to find the perfect gift.
The friendly staff at our visitor information centres with lots of local knowledge can help with ideas on where to go for a Christmas holiday on the Great Ocean Road.
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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.