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Breweries & Craft Beer of the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road and its surrounds are bursting with choice for a good, local craft beer. A good beer wasn’t always at...

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9 Great burgers of the Great Ocean Road

Holidays are for fun, and what type of food says “fun” more than a delicious juicy burger?! You’re never far...

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10 of the best ice cream shops on the Great Ocean Road

There are few things that epitomise a summer holiday more than ice cream… The race to beat the summer heat and catch those...

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Great Ocean Road Trip Series

The Great Ocean Road has long been a favourite destination for travellers across Australia and indeed the globe. Its rugged...

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4 Creative ways to eat ice cream in winter

On the Great Ocean Road, ice cream weather is definitely not a delicacy restricted to summer. We have thousands of visitors to...

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Port Fairy

Tower Hill: A geological, wildlife and cultural wonder

It is hard to drive past Tower Hill Reserve on the highway from Warrnambool to Port Fairy and not be...

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Apollo Bay

Let the locals guide you in Apollo Bay

The team at Great Ocean Road Escapes are all locals, so it’s only natural that they suggest their favourite places to eat,...

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Holiday Running!

Only a runner knows the feeling of escape and discovery that builds when you run into the...

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A more sustainable solution

Can small change lead to big picture difference?  I believe it can. Are you up for...

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When Winter turns to Spring

This time of year is like a winter/spring hybrid. As things start to grow, blossom and warm up, there is still a cool breeze and...

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Volcanic Lakes & Plains

Adventure is at your fingertips

Come and experience the stunning natural surrounds of the Volcanic Lakes and Plains. Use our interactive map to plan your...

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Anglesea

6 Things to Finally do in Anglesea

Anglesea is a place that’s always full of adventure and with so much more to discover, the perfect place to set your family...

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Big waves: Let the heavyweight bout begin

Late Autumn, Winter and early Spring are times for big waves, book your front row seat for a glimpse of the age old battle that...

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Port Fairy

Story Towns Audio Tour Podcast

‘The Country to Coast Trail’ Designed for travellers, this podcast tour connects with creative communities, absorbs local...

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Anglesea

Anglesea Adventures with Kids

I am your first adventure. Every day is time to play and it’s always better when we’re...

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Twelve Apostles Trail - Stage 1

Timboon to Port Campbell is open. Feel free to join us for a test ride and taste this summer before we apply the finish and...

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The small things are important

To me contributing to a sustainable world is about the small things. Picking up rubbish when we see it. Always choosing the...

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Otways

A Guide to Unearthing the Secrets of the Otways

I grew up with the Otways National Park as my backyard, so it’s an incredibly special place for me that’s close to...

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An insiders guide with Lois Dupliex

Lois runs the Lake Edge Cafe at Lake Purrumbete in the heart of the Volcanic Lakes and Plains and just a 10 minute drive...

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Port Fairy

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...

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Port Fairy

The township of Port Fairy Virtual Tour

Come along with our Port Fairy Visitor Information Centre (VIC) Tour Guide and enjoy one of the many picturesque walks around...

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay: Where the beers are brewed in fresh Otways water

It turns out the Great Ocean Road Brewhouse is the place to be in Apollo Bay! When I visited, it was buzzing with locals and...

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Port Fairy

Our family break in Port Fairy

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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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Volcanic Lakes & Plains

Country Races

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

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Volcanic Lakes & Plains

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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Port Fairy

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
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.