THE ROMANTIC ESCAPE
Re-kindle a spark or impress a new flame
Grab your partner and hit "The Road" - Take the epic and well trodden Great Ocean Road journey to Port Campbell.
Beginning at Torquay and passing through towns such as Anglesea, Aireys Inlet, Lorne, Wye River and Apollo Bay - you'll see a taste of the spectacular scenery in this diverse region. Call in at the seaside towns and villages, spending some time getting the feel of these wonderful seaside resort locations.
Enjoy the views of the beaches, native bush and rain-forest, the rugged and changing coastline and the wonderful geological formations as you travel the length of the Great Ocean Road.
Arrive at Port Campbell…You will love the coastal feel and can indulge in one of the fantastic restaurants serving up local produce from this fertile farming region.
After dinner head to the 12 Apostles to watch the sunset. (Hint: the Port Campbell Pier provides a vantage point to see a stunning sunset and you can avoid the crowds at the 12 Apostles by going early in the morning)
Stay overnight in Port Campbell
Take some time this morning to explore more of the famous Shipwreck coast at sights like the Bay of Islands, The Arch or Loch Ard Gorge.
Head to Port Fairy for the day and follow one of the historic walking trails and discover charming, fully restored white-washed cottages built by whalers and seamen beside Georgian-style merchants' homes and grand public buildings. Learn about the local maritime history on the Port Fairy Maritime and Shipwreck Heritage Walk. Fish and Chips on the beach or near the harbour is a great option for a relaxed lunch.
Have a relaxing afternoon, strolling along the beach, maybe a spa, a round of golf, horse ride, the choices are endless.
Choose form the large selection of fine restaurant in Port Fairy for your evening meal.
Everything comes to an end so quickly on a three day break, but you have the whole day ahead of you.
Head toward Port Campbell and instead of taking to the coast, follow the 12 Apostles gourmet trail through the beautiful hinterland and stop in to some local producers.
Berries, cheeses, chocolates, breweries, wine and whisky tastings all await you!
Drive north through Timboon through a district of "Lakes and Craters", stopping in Camperdown for a bite to eat before heading home.
You will be planning your next getaway to the Great Ocean Road before you have even made it home, knowing there is so much more to see and do.