The Easter holiday weekend is a great time to get away to fully enjoy the extended break. With its proximity to Melbourne and with two airports close by, the Great Ocean Road is a popular destination for local, interstate and international visitors alike.
Below is our guide on where to go on the easter holiday to make the most of your time in this spectacular region.
The Great Ocean Road stretches from Torquay right across to the South Australian border and is 243km long. It features one of the world’s most stunning coastlines and world-class, must-see attractions such as the 12 Apostles.
The region has a fantastic range of attractions, outdoor activities and experiences that will ensure you’ll create long-lasting memories during your time here. There are plenty of accommodation options to choose from and excellent food & drink venues that showcase the region’s gourmet treats and local & international cuisine. If you’re planning a trip for the Easter weekend and want to know where to go on your easter holiday along the Great Ocean Road, here is some handy info to get you started:
With a region that boasts so much to see & do it can be hard to know where to start! Whether you’re looking for family fun, a romantic weekend getaway or a weekend full of action-packed adventure and fun – the Great Ocean Road has it all! To help you decide where to go on your Easter holiday, we’ve put together some handy resources to help you plan a fantastic Easter holiday weekend….
A great place to start for some inspiration is our ‘52 Great Weekends’. We’ve put together a list of different ways to spend a weekend on the Great Ocean Road based on different interests and themes. This can help you narrow down where to go on your easter holiday based on what type of weekend you’re looking for and what you like to see & do.
We also have suggested itineraries from 1-7 days (or more!). For the long Easter weekend, our 4-day itineraries are ideal:
Make the most of your Easter weekend by planning your trip. Travelling the Great Ocean Road is beautifully scenic and there’s plenty to do, so learn about the time and distances between towns to ensure you soak up all the region has to offer. Read our recommended itineraries and download digital guides for more helpful tips on where to go. And be sure to stay safe while driving with our road safety tips.
If you’re struggling to choose where to go on your easter holiday, talk to the staff at one of our visitor information centres. They can give you all the local expert info you need for your trip – where to stay, what to do and where to go.
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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.