Where To Go For New Years Eve

Where To Go For New Years Eve

As the clock ticks down to the New Year, it’s easy to see why the Great Ocean Road is a popular destination. With plenty of pubs, events and great places to celebrate, there is no shortage of options for ringing in the new year. Below we list some of the best spots if you want to know where to go for New Year’s Eve on the Great Ocean Road.

The journey along the Great Ocean Road, spanning a majestic 243 kilometres from Torquay to the South Australian border, is itself a wonder. Boasting a coastline that rivals the world’s best, and iconic sights like the 12 Apostles and the Great Otway National Park, this scenic route, a stone’s throw from Melbourne and Avalon Airport, has easy access by car, train, bus, or ferry. For details on reaching this picturesque region, visit our Getting Here page.

Looking for unique things to do for New Year’s Eve? Here are our top picks for New Year’s along the Great Ocean Road.

Top New Year’s Party Ideas in Victoria

If festivals and celebrations are your call for New Year’s Eve, keep an eye on our ‘What’s On‘ page for the latest info. The region is renowned for putting on some excellent New Year’s festivals and concerts. There are also plenty of family-friendly New Year’s Eve community events too.

The beachside town of Lorne is a very popular New Year’s spot, along with Port Fairy, Warrnambool and Torquay. If you’re keen to get a New Year surf in and want to know where to go for New Year’s for the best surf breaks, Bells Beach is the perfect spot. For families, celebrating at one of the many caravan, camping & holiday parks is a great option.

Get Local Advice On Where To Go For New Year’s Eve

The friendly local staff at our visitor information centres will be able to fill you in on the best local spots for where to go for New Year’s Eve. They can give you all the info you need for your trip to the region including the best places to stay, where you can see NY fireworks, what events are on, travel times and things you can see & do while you’re here.

Featured Events for a Unique New Year’s Experience

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Warrnambool

Launched from the Warrnambool Breakwater, the two shows at 9:15 pm and Midnight make these fireworks an exciting option for families and couples alike. The best views are at the main beach, with ample parking along Lake Pertobe Road.

One of the best New Year’s Eve ideas for couples in Victoria is booking a romantic stay in Warrnambool and having a great meal beachside during the fireworks at Simons Waterfront.

Terang Co-Op New Year’s Day Kids Days Out Races

Join the community-focused, exhilarating racing action at Terang. Offering a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere, it’s perfect for families and racing enthusiasts alike. With various packages, everyone can find their perfect experience.

Where To Go For New Years On The Great Ocean Road

If you want to know where to go for new years eve for festivals & celebrations, check out our What’s On page for the latest info – the region is well known for putting on some excellent New Years’ festivals and concerts. There are usually also plenty of family-friendly New Years’ Eve community events on too.

The beachside town of Lorne is a very popular New Years’ spot, along with Port Fairy, Warrnambool and Torquay. If you’re keen to get a New Year surf in and want to know where to go for new years for the best surf breaks, Bells Beach is the perfect spot. For families, celebrating at one of the many caravan, camping & holiday parks is a great option.

Get Local Advice On Where To Go For New Years Eve

The friendly local staff at our visitor information centres will be able to fill you in on the best local spots for where to go for new years eve. They can give you all the info you need for your trip to the region including the best places to stay, where you can see NY fireworks, what events are on, travel times and things you can see & do while you’re here.

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