Loved your time on the great ocean road?Loved your time in the surf coast region? Why not go back and take some time to coast and cruise along our Great Ocean Road? Get swept up in the stunning scenery, bustling towns and villages, makers markets, lively festivals, fresh food, craft breweries and divine distilleries. Taste real freedom while exploring our rich culture, diverse communities, natural attractions, and endless coastline. Invigorating, enriching and full of character, this is your chance to feel the salt spray in your face as you experience the power of life where the land meets the sea.
The Great Ocean Road has some of the most beautiful natural attractions in Australia, from ancient rainforests, volcanic plains and iconic wildlife to towering limestone cliffs, sandy beaches and marine reserves teeming with life.
Discover the dramatic rock sculptures of the 12 Apostles and the mystical Bay of Islands in Port Campbell National Park. Choose from the many viewing points along the Great Ocean Road and take in spectacular vistas of the Southern Ocean. For a closer look at the pristine natural environment, dive beneath the waves at marine parks and reserves along the coast.
The Great Otway National Park offers walks amongst the tall trees and giant tree ferns, and discover beautiful waterfalls, see the Melba Gully glow worms, or just meander on secluded beaches along the shore at Cape Otway. Experience the Otway Fly tree top walk with breathtaking views and abundant plant and birdlife.
Surf the west coast of Victoria at many beaches throughout the Great Ocean Road region from the famed breaks of Bells Beach, a much-loved icon of Australia’s surf scene where the Rip Curl Pro is held every Easter, to the big right-handers of Blacknose, famous for a big south-westerly with a heavy sea, beyond Discovery Bay. There’s also the Australian National Surfing Museum in Torquay, for the hard-core wave junkies.