Welcome to the Shipwreck Trail

Welcome to the Shipwreck Trail


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Shipwreck history at Lorne

Immerse yourself in some of Lorne’s rich history, perusing along gravel paths and boardwalks past a number of plaques commemorating the seven famous shipwrecks of Louttit Bay.

Beginning at the Lorne Visitor Information Centre, the Foreshore walk is 1.5km (one way) and stroller friendly. A Shipwreck Plaque Walk Map is available at visitor centre.

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Waterfalls around Lorne

Did you know there are 10 waterfalls within 10kms of Lorne? Right now, you could pop over to Erskine Falls in just 10 minutes.




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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.