The natural offerings make the Great Ocean Road among the best winter getaways in Victoria. May to September has whales frolicking in the waters between Torquay and Warrnambool – plus, it’s not uncommon to enjoy these views from a windswept beach entirely to yourself.
Further inland are enchanting walks through the rainforest where waterfalls and rivers of the Great Otway National Park are at their most spectacular (thanks to the autumn rains).
Enjoying time in the great outdoors is even better when you have a cosy fireplace to relax near in the evening. On the Great Ocean Road we have oodles of pubs, cafes and restaurants with warming firesides where you can enjoy the best of fresh seafood and produce (from our fertile hinterlands) with spectacular views of the ocean. In fact, our district is a foodies paradise!
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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.