The Great Ocean Road
Discover the magnificence of The Great Ocean Road by stopping off and stretching your legs at the gorgeous towns scattered along this infamous stretch. There are so many to explore but to start you off, check out this sensational sampling…
A town celebrated for its epic surf, Torquay is every bit the iconic surf town and then some. Stop off and check out famed Bells Beach, shop up a storm at the surf wear outlets, trek along the stunning coastline of the Surf Coast Walk or sit and sip on a coffee and take it all in.
The wildness of the bush meets the fluid flow of the sea at Lorne. Look one way and you see the sparkling waters of Loutit Bay, look the other and you see the lush land of the Otway National Park. With waterfalls, surf breaks and walks aplenty to explore, you are going to want to get out and discover the legendary sights of Lorne.
Rainforests, waterfalls and rockscapes – nature is big, bold and beautiful in The Otways. With towering ancient trees, an abundance of native wildlife (from echidnas to platypus and everything in between), plunging waterfalls and rocky beach terrain, your breath will be taken away when you take in The Otways.
The 12 Apostles
Possibly one of the most iconic stopovers along the Great Ocean Road is the The 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland. Not only is it home to the famed and fabulous 12 Apostles, this stretch is also strewn many more stunning natural sights; London Bridge, Gibson Steps, Loch Ard Gorge, Port Campbell Bay, the Arch, the Grotto and so much more.
Warrnambool and Port Fairy
Delve into the unique experiences and postcard-perfect scenes of Warrnambool and Port Fairy, some of the last stops along the Great Ocean Road. These charming towns are laden with historical buildings, protected beaches, pristine parks and gardens, wildlife watchings (renowned for whale spotting), shipwrecks and even a volcanic crater. The shifting landscape of these two towns is certainly something special.