If you’re in Greater Melbourne or Victoria and searching for “local day trips near me”, the Great Ocean Road region has you covered! The spectacular start of the road itself is just an hour and 15-minute drive from Melbourne’s CBD. We have tons of options for day-trips (but we always suggest you stay a bit longer to experience as much as you can). Here are a few recommendations:
The Great Ocean Road isn’t just a top spot for day trips but is also fantastic for longer stays. If you’re based in the Greater Melbourne Region and are looking for “local trips near me” why not consider some time-out in:
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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.