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What can't you do?  That would be a shorter list.  There are attractions, activities, events and features throughout the region to suit all ages and interest groups.  From theme parks for children to adventure sports for adrenaline junkies.  From gourmet food and wine experiences to bushwalking through campsites.  From a simple dip in the ocean to a luxurious spa retreat.  There really is something for everyone.

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Apollo Bay Fishing & Adventure Tours

With 30 years of professional fishing knowledge, the skipper knows the best spots. Apollo Bay Fishing & Adventure Tours generally travel 15-20 mins south of Apollo Bay Harbor, about half to 1km offshore. The area is surrounded by spectacular rugged coastline of the Otway rangers and the beauty of the waters of Bass Strait and the Southern Ocean. Apollo Bay Fishing & Adventure Tours cater for the inexperienced to the professional fisherman. From baiting up for you and taking your fish off your hooks, to teaching you how to fish. You will fish in 20 fathoms of water using heavy gear, targeting bottom feeding fish, such as flathead or gummy shark, barracouta and snapper. Trips vary from two hours for families to eight hours for the more keen fisherman. The most popular trip is four hours long. This trip usually runs twice a day starting at 7am or 8am in the morning and again at 2pm or 3pm in the afternoon. Apollo Bay Fishing & Adventure Tours supply all the best fishing gear, rod, bait and tackle; Ice for your fishing and to keep your drinks cold; bags to take your catch home. The crew is trained and helpful. The skipper is an expert operator with all the necessary local knowledge.

bothfeet walking lodge & tours

bothfeet walking lodge & tours takes you down the Victoria's Great Ocean Walk. They have purpose built a lodge along the way to support hikers on the Great Ocean Walk. Winner of the 2011 Victorian Tourism Award for unique accommodation, specialising in walking packages with every detail taken care of. Only three years old, and sustainably designed and built, its Eco-chic lodge is packed with hiker comforts, all customised to what walkers need. Drying room, foot spas, gear hire, live in chef and meals prepared to order, licensed dining room, and the exclusive "green suites" with rainforest outlooks and ensuite bathrooms. bothfeet walking lodge is the perfect compliment to your Great Ocean Walk experience. Discover the native flora and fauna, and delight in good food, good company and memories that will last a lifetime. bothfeet walking lodge & tours offers a range of guided and self guided packages, covering part or all of the Great Ocean Walk. Self drive to the lodge, or ask to arrange transfers from Melbourne. Bring your own gear, or hire some of their excellent professional kit.

GO Walk Adventures

GO Walk Adventures offer a new option for self-guided Great Ocean Walk walkers - quality self contained Great Ocean Walk accommodation - perfectly located in Cape Otway and Johanna Beach ensures walkers can start and finish and experience nature in complete comfort. The cottages accommodate two or four - perfect for couples or small groups (up to 12 people). Enjoy the complete privacy, and space afforded by this type of dwelling as opposed to shared bed and breakfast, guesthouse or group accommodation. Well equipped with the comforts of home, satellite TV, BBQ's wonderful views and little luxuries to add to the comforts of your stay. Packages are all competitively priced with a range of options. GO Walk Adventures can arrange quality local catering for you to enjoy during your stay. Alternatively, guests have the potential to further minimise costs by providing and preparing their own food in fully equipped kitchens. Guest transport and luggage transfer along the route is included in the packages. Guests may choose to further minimise package costs by utilising their own vehicles either partially or fully to shuttle to and from the various 'step on' and 'step off' points along the route. Take advantage of the local knowledge and experience of the Great Ocean Walk. Consider one of the GO Walk Adventures customised packages or ask them to assist you to put together a Great Ocean Walk accommodation itinerary that will fit your budget, your timetable and your level of fitness and experience. Guests are also provided with a handy day pack containing an official map, water bottle, walking snacks and other resources.

Longhorn YOUnique Tours

Longhorn YOUnique Tours travel to the Great Ocean Road, the Otway's Rainforest, Grampians, Phillip Island, the Yarra Valley and can also customise a tour to suit. You will see spectacular scenery, wildlife in their natural environment, learn about the area's history and culture, enjoy homemade treats and great accommodation as Longhorn's expert guides take you on a journey of discovery. Eco Tourism and Respecting their Culture accredited, Longhorn YOUnique Tours is a family owned business operated by Garry and Shirley Hamel, two Australians who know and understand the beauty of the country they live in. With a range of tours from one day to multiple day tours and private or customised tours to choose from. Longhorn YOUnique Tours believe that guests should not feel rushed so their tours are conducted in small groups travelling in luxury four wheel-drive vehicles with your comfort and needs a top priority. A maximum of six people on each tour will give you a personalised experience to remember. Longhorn YOUnique Tours are part of the Extinction Fighters program and have adopted a Tasmanian Devil at Healesville Sanctuary. Fee wireless internet onboard all tours. Contact the friendly staff at Longhorn YOUnique Tours to enquire.

Walk91 Self Guided Great Ocean Walk

Based in Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road, 'Walk 91' will plan your itinerary for your perfect 'Great Ocean Walk'. As Walk91 Self Guided Great Ocean Walk is a self guided walking tour, so you can walk at your own pace. All you have to decide is who to bring along and which date suits you. Before the self guided walk begins, there will be a safety briefing by a previous Parks Victoria Ranger in Apollo Bay, to provide you with expert advice before your walk commences. The walks are well signposted, so perfect for a self-guided walk. All walkers are provided with 'Personal Locator Beacons', so that you are never far from help if it is needed. Before the walk you will be given a personal safety beacon (EPIRB), a small lightweight first aid kit, walking poles, detailed walking notes, photos of flora and fauna and maps. Also on the tour you will receive fly nets, Otway Light Station entry tickets and an experienced driver who lives along the Great Ocean Walk. Walk 91 will transfer your heavy bags, so on your self guided walks you just have a small backpack. While your heavy luggage waiting for you at your chosen accommodation. Enjoy hiking to your accommodation or campsites, changing locations whilst walking. This reduces long transfer times and gives you the opportunity to experience different accommodation and camping spots along the Great Ocean Walk. The 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge visits are available, and are included in several Walk91 Self Guided Great Ocean Walk packages. For further information please visit the website or contact one of the team.

12 Apostles Helicopters

Join 12 Apostles Helicopters for a breathtaking flight over the most beautiful scenery in Australia. Perhaps a journey over the 12 Apostles, a flight to the Bay of Islands via London Bridge, or take in the beauty of the entire Shipwreck Coast all the way to the Cape Otway Lighthouse. 12 Apostles Helicopters offers the highest level of safety and service to make this a day you will never forget. Conveniently located directly behind the 12 Apostles Visitor Centre, so why not walk over and see the brand new heliport. While aboard a scenic flight of your choice, enjoy an informative commentary on the unique rock formations and history of the Shipwreck Coast by one of our experienced pilots in our fleet of immaculate helicopters. If you would prefer a customised flight, 12 Apostles Helicopters is also available for charter. Charter flights are the perfect treat for birthdays, anniversaries, special family occasions and for all your business needs. Whatever your ideas or requirements, can be accommodated. 12 Apostles Helicopters will pick you up, fly you to a location of your choice, stop off for lunch, and make the necessary arrangements for you to experience a unique day to remember, or to get you to your destination with speed and style. Bookings are not essential, but are recommended and can be made on our website.
 

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Packages & Offers

BIG 4 Beacon Resort Blues Train Package

A unique musical experience! Toe tapping entertainment, a cool drink and a good laugh. Rock your stay in Queenscliff with Blues Train tickets and award winning accommodation at BIG4 Beacon Resort.

Seahaven Village - Taste of The Bellarine $495

Relax at stunning Barwon Heads Friday and Saturday night in a cosy 4.5 star one bedroom spa suite.

Barwon Heads Golf Club - Winter Escape with Free Golf

$240 per couple per night

BIG 4 Beacon Resort Blues Train Package

A unique musical experience! Toe tapping entertainment, a cool drink and a good laugh. Rock your stay in Queenscliff with Blues Train tickets and award winning accommodation at BIG4 Beacon Resort.

Phone: 1800 351 152 or visit BIG4 Beacon Resort Website for more information.
 

Seahaven Village - Taste of The Bellarine $495

Relax at stunning Barwon Heads Friday and Saturday night in a cosy 4.5 star one bedroom spa suite. Enjoy fabulous bonuses including:

  • A $70 dinner voucher
  • Welcome pack including wine, chocolates and a breakfast basket
Stay between Sunday and Thursday nights and receive THREE nights accommodation for the same price.

T: 03 5254 1066
 

Barwon Heads Golf Club - Winter Escape with Free Golf

This winter, guests who book a standard room at our normal Bed and Breakfast rate play golf for free. Want an even better reason to take a break? The Club is rated one of Australia’s Top 10 public access courses.

From $240 per room per night.
($120 p/p twin share)

  • Accommodation in a standard room with ensuite at Barwon Heads Golf Club
  • Fully cooked breakfast
  • A complimentary round of golf each person (normally up to $85 each).

Address: Golf Links Rd, Barwon Heads, Victoria 3227

To book:

Phone: 03 5255 6255
Fax: 03 5255 6266
Website: www.bhgc.com.au
Email: reservations@bhgc.com.au

T&C's: Valid Sunday to Thursday inclusive. 1st June to 31 August 2014. Dress requirements apply on course and in the clubhouse.