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High tea anyone?

You might just spot a dolphin from these tea rooms in Port...

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Close encounters at Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park

The Great Ocean Road region is abundant with wildlife. You can see animals in the wild or, in our case, we visited them at the...

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4 great pubs along the Great Ocean Road

Pubs have always been the heart and hub of towns and villages along the Great Ocean Road. This welcoming vibe continues today,...

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Q & A with Area Chief Ranger for Shipwreck Coast and Hinterland

Michael D Smith, is the Area Chief Ranger for Shipwreck Coast and Hinterland, Parks Victoria. Find out about his top tips for...

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How to Become a Junior Park Ranger in Victoria

Welcome to Parks Victoria’s Junior Ranger Program! Designed for curious explorers aged 6 to 12, this educational activity...

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How I did 3 days of the Great Ocean Walk in luxury

The beauty of the Great Ocean Walk is that you can choose how far you want to walk, how hard you want it to be, what you want to...

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Great Ocean Walk: A rollercoaster in nature

With a mix of beaches, clifftops, farmlands, rainforests and hinterland, Great Ocean Walk is a magnificent roller coaster of...

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Why Adrenalin is the Perfect Winter Warmer

I’ve lived in Apollo Bay my entire life and the best thing about winter on the Great Ocean Road is there’s no stopping those...

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Transformational Travel

Jo Surkitt, wellness tourism expert and founder of Revitalise Escapes, says that transformational travel is the number one item...

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Farm Stays - a fun holiday for everyone

Staying on a farm is a unique way to holiday! Not only do you have lots of fresh air, open space and cute farm animals to...

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Tower Hill: A geological, wildlife and cultural wonder

Travel writer Silke was thrilled to find a dormant volcano near Warrnambool and to discover more about its geology and resident...

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Natural Wellness on the Great Ocean Road

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12 Apostles Coast & Hinterland of Greatopia

As you wind your way down the Great Ocean Road you will soon find yourself discovering the richness that is Greatopia. Abundant...

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The best selfie spots on the Great Ocean Road

There are so many epic places to grab that perfect photo – here are a few faves and a few ones you may not know...

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Finding solitude on the Great Ocean Walk

Adventurers Cam and Elise Greenwood spent three days on the Great Ocean Walk, starting at Blanket Bay and finishing at Johanna...

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6 Reasons why anyone can experience the Great Ocean Walk

For 100 years, tourists have driven the Great Ocean Road to see some of the world’s most beautiful national parks, beaches,...

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3 ways to have a smashing good time with seafood

Australians love seafood in summer; whether it’s piled on the table for Christmas lunch, or thrown onto a barbecue at the...

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On a schedule? Taste the region in one spot

There are so many food and beverage products across the Great Ocean Road region, that it would take you days or weeks to get...

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自驾游 – 您需要知道什么 More Driving Tips

大洋路是全世界最著名的自驾线路之一。每年选择来此自驾的中国游客也越来越多。除了前面版块提到的基本交通安全规范,自驾还面临着很多细节问题。仔细阅读以下内容,不带一点未知上路。 ...

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Find your flavour on the Great Ocean Road

Everyone dines a little differently. From white hat restaurants to funky burger joints – the cafes and restaurants across...

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10 Unique Dining Experiences in Victoria

Learn why the Great Ocean Road is emerging as a foodies’ dream destination with these 10 exciting dining experiences. Start...

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Dog friendly accommodation on the Great Ocean Road

Because your dog needs a holiday too! It’s been a tough year, and while many of us are at home planning where we’ll go as...

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What to do with kids in the winter school holidays

You may be asking yourself what to do with the kids these winter school holidays. Well, keeping your kids entertained (and...

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Run the kids wild in the winter school holidays

Visiting the Great Ocean Road region during the Victorian winter school holidays is the best remedy for tired and testy kids who...

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Mountain Bike Trails of the Great Ocean Road

It’s never been easier to get out and spend the day on two wheels along the trails of the Great Ocean Road region. With bike hire, tours, and a...

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Top 5 days out for families on the Great Ocean Road

Calling all families! Are you ready for some epic adventures and wild discoveries? Below are our picks for the best big days out for families in the...

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Ways to indulge in the Great Ocean Road region

Whether it’s a special occasion, a weekend away with friends or just a bit of solo time-out, here we’ve listed some of our favorite things to do...

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Top 7 things to do these Easter Holidays around the Great Ocean Road

A visit to the Great Ocean Road region during the Easter holidays will keep you so busy you will work off those Easter Eggs in no time! Whether you...

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Find fun outdoors this Autumn

The Great Ocean Road region is renowned for its beaches in summer but dig a little deeper and you will find iconic hikes and walking trails and...

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Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road: The Inland Route

Next time you’re planning a trip from the southeastern corner of South Australia across the border through South-West Victoria, why not take the...

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Timboon, the perfect picnic spot!

Timboon is a picnic-ers paradise. With so much produce on offer as part of the 12 Apostles Food Artisan Trail, you can pick up an afternoon’s worth...

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A Sustainable Great Ocean Road Getaway

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s most epic road trips, and a visit to Victoria would not be complete without spending some time in...

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Sally Sees The Great Ocean Road

Hi there! My name is Sally and together with my partner Brayden, we run the sustainable travel blog and Instagram, Sally Sees. We are born and bred...

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Healthy Food Options Along The Great Ocean Road

As well as its beautiful scenery, the Great Ocean Road is full of amazing local produce and healthy whole food options with a treasure trove of...

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How to live like the locals in the western end of the Great Ocean Road region

Travelling somewhere new is a thrilling adventure. Nothing beats the rush of arriving somewhere for the first time, understanding what life looks...

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The natural wonders of the western end of the Great Ocean Road region

The South West region of Victoria is home to the western end of the Great Ocean Road and also some spectacular coastline unlike anything else found...

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Local Artists of the region

Bold landscapes fuel intense artistic...

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Love Letters to the Land

“The more you engage with nature, the more you appreciate it; and the more you appreciate it, the more likely you are to want to protect it.” Costa...

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Community caring for land

From the tall – wet sclerophyll forest of Timboon to the coast gully thicket and riparian vegetation surrounding the coastal village of Port Campbell...

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A message from our future leaders!

We think our local students are awesome and it turns out they think you are...

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Country Races

Come and join us for an unforgettable experience at our Annual Country...

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Festival Season | 2023-2024

Discover a variety of family friendly events to...

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Top 5 Places to view the unique geology of Port Campbell National Park

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8 Geological facts about Port Campbell National Park that you may not know

The iconic coastal features of Port Campbell National Park on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road are among Australia’s most visited natural...

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Why our region rocks

Little people, big voices! Timboon Year 3 & 4 students took matters into their own hands when they discovered that most visitors didn’t...

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Lose yourself to the creativity of a community

As you venture deeper into the Great Ocean Road region make sure Port Fairy is on your list to places to stop and stay a...

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Aireys Inlet

2-Day Itinerary

Aireys Inlet is located on the Great Ocean Road around 90 minutes from Melbourne via the Princes Freeway.  A nature-lovers wonderland in its own...

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12 Apostles Visitor Inspiration Project

Need a little inspiration? Call into Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre for equipment loan and educational tools to help you better understand...

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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.