Drive the winding coastal path of the Great Ocean Road to discover awe inspiring ocean vistas, scenic national parks and sensational regional produce. Travel the Great Ocean Road and beyond for one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives, and see the 12 Apostles, iconic surf breaks and waterfalls. Experience a diverse array of things to see and do in the region, from outdoor activities such as surfing, scuba diving and sea kayaking to arts, cultural and heritage attractions. Admire the stunning coastline on the Great Ocean Walk and enjoy fine dining, local winemakers and fresh produce along the way.
GREAT OCEAN ROAD
If you’re in the area, be sure to take a trip off the main road to discover hidden waterfalls and national parks in this natural wonderland.
For bare-foot luxury, Both Feet Walking Lodge is located at the mid-point of the Great Ocean Road, organising tramps through pristine rainforest, along beaches and around cliff tops. The lodge itself only takes 10 hikers at a time and is ecologically designed, comfortable and sumptuously modern.
Want to escape the crowds at Lorne? Hidden below the red-roofed White Queen Lighthouse in Aireys Inlet is your answer: a collection of picturesque pocket beaches and rockpools beneath rugged red limestone cliffs. You can access them via the Cliff Top Walk, which has terrific ocean views.
Jack Rabbit Vineyard complements its cellar door with a newly-opened restaurant, giving you at least two reasons for the journey.
Avalon is the closest airport to Geelong, gateway to the Great Ocean Rd. Melbourne Airport is the closest international airport. Avalon Airport is located 55 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD and is an easy, 40-minute, toll free drive.