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Unearth Greatopia’s Hidden Gems

Venture just off the Great Ocean Road to discover the hidden gems of the hinterland. ...

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5 Days

The Must See Places of Greatopia

From the feast and thrills to the towering hills, hear the mighty roar of the Southern Ocean as you wind down by the sea. This ancient land built on soil and sand is waiting for your visit – wherever you may roam. ...

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3 Days

52 Great Weekend Ideas

There’s a Great Weekend idea for every one and every season. Discover things to do with the family, romantic weekend getaways, adventure and fun for the kids and stacks more, not to mention new destinations and secret hideaways. ...

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3 Days

Explore the Western End of the Great Ocean Road in Winter

Discover Warrnambool, Koroit, Port Fairy and continue on to Portland in all its winter glory with whales, walks and geothermal bathing. ...

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4 Days

4 Day Family Getaway in Port Fairy

Create fabulous family memories on this 4-day tour in a destination where whimsy, play and creativity come naturally. Share lazy beach days or get active with surfing lessons. ...

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4 Days

4 Days of Adventure & Fine Food in Apollo Bay

Need a little indulgence and a slice of big nature escapism? This four-day seaside adventure will tick all the boxes. ...

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7 Days

Our 7 Days on the Great Ocean Road

Follow this Melbourne couple’s adventure along the Great Ocean Road stopping at waterfalls, epic lookouts, exploring towns, iconic places and getting in as many ocean sunrises as they can. ...

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3 Days

Beaches & Summer Fun near Port Fairy

Follow the Great Ocean Road beaches trail—Peterborough to Port Fairy. The Shipwreck Coast section of the Great Ocean Road runs from Peterborough to Port Fairy. West of Peterborough is the Bay of Islands, featuring dramatic limestone cliffs, offshore islands, towering rock stacks and other remarkab...

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6 Days

The Whale Trail

Grey skies and rainy days can really blow, but that’s a good thing when you’re travelling alongside pods of playful whales, spectacular coastlines, remarkable limestone structures and spirited landscapes, all while the crowds of summer fade. ...

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A Day in Port Fairy

With so much to see and do in our vibrant town we have created an itinerary that will assist you in making the most of your time in Port Fairy! Discover what the locals love about the bustling town and visit historic landmarks, become acquainted with local fauna and flora, enjoy the town’s café c...

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5 Days

Off the Beaten Track

Victoria’s Great Ocean Road is undoubtedly one of the most scenic drives in Australia. With tall, dramatic cliffs and the spectacular Southern Ocean hugging the shoreline, its widespread popularity attracts visitors from around the globe. In peak season, the more well-known towns and attractions c...

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5 Days

An Action Packed Trip: Torquay to Port Fairy

Spanning South West Victoria from Torquay to the South Australian border, The Great Ocean Road is rich in diversity. A place of contrasting natural beauty, its hinterland waterfall walks traverse lush forests and its lively salt-washed villages serve up tantalising gourmet fare. Home to one of the m...

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3 Days

See the Essentials

Limited time and looking to tick off a few Must Do’s? The essentials itinerary will give you a taste of a little of what makes the Great Ocean Road special. The coast, the rainforest, a crater and some seriously good food. Trying to squeeze a lot into such a short time will definitely leave yo...

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3 Days

The Romantic Escape

Grab your partner and hit “The Road” – Take the epic and well trodden Great Ocean Road journey to Port Campbell. ...

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3 Days

Girls Weekend on the Surf Coast

No matter what type of weekend you want to enjoy with your BFFs, the Great Ocean Road’s Surf Coast offers loads of activities to keep a group entertained. Load up your car for an epic road trip with your favourite playlists, surfboards, swimwear, hiking shoes and a sense of adventure. Our recommen...

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3 Days

Big Nature Trail

Take the trail beyond Port Fairy to discover an idyllic escape to nature and even more Great Ocean Road natural wonders. Experience a rich cultural landscape formed by powerful ancestral creation forces. Eyeball native wildlife in natural habitats: kangaroos, emus, koalas, kookaburras and shorebirds...

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4 Days

4 Days in Timboon

For lovers of artisan food and brews, for those who like to explore – Timboon is a hidden gem near all the iconic Great Ocean Road attractions. ...

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3 Days

Explore the Surf Coast from Anglesea

The beauty of the Great Ocean Road is that basing yourself in one town doesn’t mean you can’t easily explore others. Set yourselves up in Anglesea, whether you’re in a tent, the resort, a holiday house or caravan, and get ready to discover what’s around you. ...

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3 Days

Explore the Otways from Apollo Bay

A tranquil harbour village on the doorstep of the Otways rainforest, sharing panoramic views, abounding seaside adventures and local seafood; leaving all who visit feeling relaxed and re-energised. ...

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3 Days

Discover Anglesea

The beauty of the Great Ocean Road is that basing yourself in one town doesn’t mean you can’t easily explore others. Set yourselves up in Anglesea, whether you’re in a tent, the resort, a holiday house or caravan, and get ready to discover what’s around you. ...

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Did someone say school holidays…?
There’s so much to do along the Great Ocean Road what are you waiting for?
Australia’s most important lighthouse, @capeotwaylighthouse is now open!
Purchase tickets upon arrival, with Spring opening hours Friday- Tuesday 10am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm).Welcome back to the Cape!@visit_apollobay #greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad #greatopia @visitmelbourne @australia #visitvictoria #stayclosegofurther
Spend the weekend at the hidden hamlets of Cumberland River, Separation Creek, Wye River, Kennett River and Wongarra – nestled between the pristine ocean beaches and the mountains of the lush Otways. These tranquil tiny towns are far away from the busy tourist bustle and are where you can relax and connect with nature. Who’s with us?#Greatopia #greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad #stayclosegofurther #australia #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne #iamotways @visit_apollobay @exploresurfcoast
Are you ready for a weekend in Peterborough? Located just over 3hrs from Melbourne, Peterborough is the tiny shorefront town surrounded by the storm carved limestone coastline that makes this region famous.1. Hike the Bay of Marty’s trail
2. Take a selfie at the London Bridge
3. Have Lunch in Port Campbell
4. Explore Curdies Inlet and Peterborough beach
5. Play a round at the Peterborough gold club.And that’s just the beginning of a great weekend in Peterborough.@iamportfairy #peterborough #greatoceanroad #greatopia #stayclosegofurther #londonbridge #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne
🙌 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗲𝘁𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 / We have a $5000 road trip holiday to giveaway - including return flights, car hire, accommodation and experience to suit you!👉 How to enter
- Follow @visitgreatoceanroad and @visitgeelongbellarine
- Tag your road trip buddy (each tag is an entry)
- Complete your entry via commenting 'Road Trip' and follow the instructionsThe winner will be notified via email on the 26th of October. Please be wary of fake accounts and note we will not contact you via DM to say you have won.T&Cs apply.#greatoceanroad #visitgreatoceanroad #visitgeelongbellarine #greaterthan #stayclosegofurther #visitvictoria #seeaustralia
Venture a little further and you’ll discover the greatest nature, food, wine and adventure. #GreatopiaGreat shot by @declanhartleybrown_ 👏
#greatoceanroad #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne #stayclosegofurther @australia #iamotways @visit_apollobay
Want to run wild with Dad this Father’s Day? #Greatcall#greatoceanroad #visitvictoria #visitmelbourne #fathersday #visitgreatoceanroad #greatopia #stayclosegofurther

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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.