Great Ocean Road Adventures

Best Places for Family Getaways in Victoria

If you’re looking for a family getaway in Victoria, the Great Ocean Road is the ideal destination.

Family getaways are all about fun, adventure and creating unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. With plenty of activities, beaches, family-friendly accommodation (even whale watching!) you can see why the Great Ocean Road is one of the best family getaways in Victoria.

Family Holiday Deals

Year-round, the Great Ocean Road is a dynamic place for a family break and even better, there are family holiday deals on offer regularly. Subscribe to our newsletter so you can keep up to date on all the events and deals on offer along the Great Ocean Road.

Winter Family Holiday Deals

The cooler months are a fantastic time to visit the region. Not only are there fewer people around (which can make it much easier holidaying with kids!) but the waterfalls are at their best and this is the time of year you can spot whales along the coast (May to September). Take advantage of some fantastic winter family holiday deals including discounts on a range of accommodation and tours.

What Is The Best Destination For A Family Holiday

Where is the best place for a family holiday is one where there is something for everyone with family-friendly accommodation options and places to eat. From fun activities that get everyone together, family-friendly beaches, unique experiences and a wide range of accommodation options, the Great Ocean Road is the perfect place for a family getaway.

Family-friendly accommodation options include:

Where Should I Go On Family Holiday In Australia?

Australia is rich in world-class destinations right across the country – so it can be hard deciding where should I go on a family holiday in Australia. The Great Ocean Road is a great option for seeing all the best that Australia has to offer in one place.

From local wildlife such as kangaroos and koalas, pristine beaches, locally sourced & made food and attractions like the 12 Apostles, the region ticks all the boxes for a truly Australian experience. A wide range of tours are available and you can speak to local experts at any of our Visitor Information Centres who can provide you with all the guidance and advice you need to have an unforgettable Australian holiday.

Talk To The Experts About The Best Family Getaways Victoria

Contact one of our Visitor Information Centres to speak with a local expert about where is the best place for a family holiday along the Great Ocean Road.

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Places To Eat & Drink

NomNomz Deliveriez

Portland North

The Cally Hotel


The Milkbar


Great Ocean Road Distillery


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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.