When people ask what is the most popular holiday in Australia for families, the answer normally includes koalas, adventure… and the beach! With iconic Australian wildlife, lots of family-friendly tours & activities all set on a stunning coastline, the Great Ocean Road certainly offers some of the best kid friendly holidays in Victoria.
Below we list some of the family-friendly accommodation options and some of the fantastic things to see & do in the region. And if you’re looking for fun winter activities, the Great Ocean Road is definitely the place to go. If you’re looking for some inspiration for a kid friendly holidays in Victoria read on!
To keep the kids entertained, kid friendly holidays in Victoria involve lots of fun and adventure. The Great Ocean Road region has so much to see & do that you and the kids will have the best holiday, jam-packed with experiences that will create long-lasting memories.
Here are just some of the fantastic family-friendly things to see and do on the Great Ocean Road:
If you’re looking for fun winter activities to get the kids out of the house, the Great Ocean Road is the perfect place to go. Whether it’s winter activities for toddlers, winter activities for preschoolers or fun for older kids… The region has something for everyone – young and old.
One of the most popular winter activities on the Great Ocean Road is whale watching. Whales can be spotted right along the region’s coast between May and September when whales migrate to the area for their breeding season.
Other fun winter activities include:
And, after getting out & about you can head into one of the many cafes to warm up with a hot drink, often next to a warm fire. One of the benefits of visiting the Great Ocean Road during winter is that you tend to avoid the queues – which for families with young kids, makes things a lot easier!
One of the reasons the Great Ocean Road region is so popular with families is the range of family-friendly accommodation options. Places to stay ideal for families include caravan & holidays parks, camping, farm stays, holiday houses, hotels & motels, resorts and cottages.
Contact one of our Visitor Information Centres to speak with local experts about the best family-friendly places to stay, eat and play. They’ll be able to fill you in on fun winter activities the whole family will enjoy and can update you on any recent whale sightings too.
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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.