Great Ocean Road Adventures

Where are the Best Family Holidays

Popular Family Holiday Destinations

Read about others’ family holidays along the Great Ocean Road by browsing our family holidays blog, and filter stories by certain destinations or activities. Depending on your families interests, there are numerous options as to where is the best place for a family holiday.

5 Recommendations for What is the Best Destination for a Family Holiday

  1. Torquay which offers numerous beach activities and world class surfing, as well as chocolatier classes and family high tea
  2. 12 Apostles with a family friendly discovery program, frequent farmers markets and other activities
  3. The Otways and the Otway Fly Treetop Adventures for kids to explore the forest 30 meters above the ground – and even try the famous zipline tour
  4. Warrnambool features the famous Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground with giant slides, flying foxes, a maze and boat rides.
  5. Portland has an educational Maritime Discovery Centre, Vintage Car Museum, and Cable Tram Museum

Find Out What’s On in the Region

Discover other family friendly events and activities by seeing what’s on in the Great Ocean Road Region, including when and where to go.

Get more advice on where to go for your next family holiday by talking to the local experts at the Visitor Information Centres throughout the region.

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, 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.