Cape Otway Light Station

Cape Otway Lightstation is Australia's most important lighthouse. The Light established in 1848 is perched on towering sea cliffs 90 metres above where Bass Straight and Southern Ocean collide.

Experience the thrill of stepping out onto the Lighthouse Balcony for awesome views, and hear the amazing history of tragic shipwrecks on this isolated and rugged coastline from the passionate Guides.

Explore the historic Telegraph Station from 1859 and discover Australia's extraordinary secret war history from WW2.

Beaches

If you love the beach, you will love the Great Ocean Road region.

From Torquay to Portland and beyond there are literally hundreds of bay and ocean beaches to choose from, and they are magnificent all year round. In summer they act as a cool retreat, while in winter a wonderful backdrop to get away from the cities.

Otway Fly Treetop Adventure

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures - One Location two adventures. Located in Victoria's magnificent Otways providing visitors with a unique opportunity to view the forest from a bird's eye view through its two unique eco-adventure experiences, the famous Tree Top walk and Zip Line Tour.

The Tree Top Walk - the longest and tallest elevated walk of its kind in the world. At 600 metres long and 30 metres above ground level. A 45 metre high lookout is ascended via a spiral stairway through the under story to emerge amongst the crowns of the giants of the forest, whilst the springboard cantilever bounces precariously high over picturesque Young's Creek.

Nature and Wildlife

In a region that is best known for the pristine natural environment, there are loads of ways to get back to nature or have encounters with wildlife.

The natural environment is just as spectacular in the water, with world class snorkeling sites and an amazing diversity of marine life right along the coastline.  Snorkel or kayak the marine sanctuaries throughout the region or dip a toe in the water at any of the beaches - this is nature at its dramatic best.

Favourite Spots

If you've come to see the sights, the Great Ocean Road region offers a never-ending spectacle of nature's beauty.

Try the all time favourite spots:

  • Point Addis
  • Anglesea Hill
  • Loveridge Lookout Anglesea
  • Great Ocean Road Plaques
  • Mt Defiance Lookout, Lorne
  • Teddys Lookout, Lorne
  • Cape Patton Lookout, Apollo Bay
  • Marriners Lookout, Apollo Bay
  • Turtons Track
  • Apollo Bay Harbour
  • Cape Otway Lightstation
  • Triplet Falls
  • Red Rock Lookout
  • Twelve Apostles Viewing Platforms
  • Gibson Steps
  • Loch Ard Gorge
  • Bay of Islands Coastal Park