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Where To Go For New Years Eve

When it comes to where to go for new years, 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 years eve on the Great Ocean Road.

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. Check out the Getting Here page for more information.

The region showcases one of the world’s most stunning coastlines and world-class attractions such as the 12 Apostles and the Great Otway National Park. There is a wide range of accommodation options to suit any budget, lots of food & drink venues to visit and plenty of things to see & do. If you’re looking for the best place to celebrate New Years, here are our tips on where to go for new years on the Great Ocean Road.

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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