The Great Ocean Road is a permanent memorial to those who lost their lives whilst fighting in World War 1, carved in rock; it winds brilliantly around the Southern Coast. Built by returned servicemen the construction of the Great Ocean Road was a huge engineering feet ending years of isolation for Lorne and other coastal communities.
To learn more, visit the Great Ocean Road Heritage Centre, located in Lorne’s Visitor Complex where you can experience the real Great Ocean Road story in a purpose-built permanent exhibition. Through interpretive displays the centre showcases the entire historical story of the famous Great Ocean Road — the backbreaking account that many may not be entirely familiar with. After visiting the centre you will see the highway in an entirely different light so be sure to pop it on your ‘to do’ list.
Where bush meets the beach. Discover more about this magical place.
Did you know there are 10 waterfalls within 10kms of Lorne? Right now, you could pop over to Erskine Falls in just 10 minutes.
Whether you need to grab a quick bite or dine in for a world-class dining experience — Lorne has it all.
Plenty of options for the whole family, just pick your pace!
Go zip lining, roller coasting, climbing, exploring and wandering through this world class adventure experience.
Just visiting for the day? Why not stay a while! Or plan your next visit. There are plenty of places to stay from campsites to lux holiday houses.
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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.