You’ll never forget your Great Ocean Road day trip – wherever you choose to go in the region you can see both the vast blue ocean and bushland like no other. Being only 103 kilometres from the CBD, it’s easy make a Great Ocean Road day trip from Melbourne. A Great Ocean Road day trip (self drive) can begin within an hour and twenty minutes from the city – but you can also get here from Melbourne by ferry, train, bus, plane or shuttle services.
It’s easy to pass a day simply enjoying the scenery, paddling at one of our beaches or enjoying one of dozens of stunning walks. Among the things that makes a Great Ocean Road day trip (self drive) so delightful are the many places to eat and drink.
We offer everything from five-star and hat-rated gourmet meals overlooking the ocean to delicious fish and chips with the seagulls on the pier. A Great Ocean Road day trip, Melbourne is always memorable.
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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.