HOW’S THE SERENITY? FIND OUT THIS SUMMER IN TORQUAY
Share your summer holiday with family and friends by staying at Serenity group accommodation in Torquay. Put your keys on the fridge; spend your days at the nearby beach and your nights sipping cocktails with an ocean view.
GREAT OCEAN WALK: A ROLLER COASTER IN NATURE
With a mix of beaches, clifftops, farmlands, rainforests and hinterland, Great Ocean Walk is a magnificent roller coaster of nature.
TREE TRAMPOLINING? YES, IT'S A THING AND IT'S GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH.
Live Wire Park in Lorne has heart-racing fun for all ages, including the 'Spring Circuit' -enclosed trampolines suspended in the trees, complete with ball pits and swings!
HOW I DID 3 DAYS OF THE GREAT OCEAN WALK IN LUXURY
The beauty of the Great Ocean Walk is that you can choose how far you want to walk, how hard you want it to be, what you want to see...AS WELL AS choose luxury lodgings over camping!
THE SPA TRAIL: A VACATION FOR YOUR BODY AND MIND
Visitors to the Great Ocean Road are increasingly setting their sights on the growing number of day spas across the region for rest and relaxation.
APOLLO BAY TO PORT FAIRY: OUR ANNIVERSARY ON THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD
Get out and see the Great Ocean Road on a long weekend...it has big nature, active adventure, food and culture and a big dose of romance.
EXPERIENCE THE HEALING POWER OF WARRNAMBOOL'S HOT SPRINGS
Visitors from all over the world, plus the locals, relish the healing powers of the
geothermal spas at The Deep Blue Hotel and Hot Springs in Warrnambool.
5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD SPEND SUMMER IN PORTLAND
Once you arrive in Portland, you can set yourself up for a summer full of big nature, active adventure and a big dose of history on the side.
CASTERTON: AN INLAND TRIP WORTH EXPLORING
If you're in Portland for a beach holiday, but want a day or more inland, head to Casterton for a meal, some vintage shop exploring and to learn about the famous kelpie dog.
VISITING FOR WORK? HERE ARE 5 SNEAKY WAYS TO VISIT THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD
If you're in Melbourne or Geelong for a conference or event and only have a couple of days to yourself, don't despair! Catch the train to Warrnambool and join a tour that shows you the big ticket items.
GO WEST FOR FUN THIS MELBOURNE CUP WEEKEND
If you have a long weekend leading up to the Melbourne Cup, but could do without the overwhelming race day crowds and traffic, head to Victoria's west for some traditional country fun!
TASTE OR FEAST: THE WHARF HAS SEAFOOD FOR EVERYONE
The Wharf @ Port Fairy has a seafood menu that allows everyone to have their fill. Whether its good old fish and chips, to a massive platter for two, the seafood is fresh and more than likely pulled from our local ocean.
FINDING SOLITUDE ON THE GREAT OCEAN WALK
Adventurers Cam and Elise Greenwood spent three days on the Great Ocean Walk, starting at Blanket Bay and finishing at Johanna Beach. They were shuttled and received food drop offs from Walk 91.
PORT FAIRY: IT'S ALL YOU NEED FOR A GIRLS' WEEKEND
Port Fairy is a great spot for a girls' weekend, with food, wine, coffee, chocolate, fashion, gifts and a day spa. Book luxurious group accommodation to really treat yourself!
WHERE TO FIND ROMANCE IN PORT FAIRY
Not only is Port Fairy the place for families and groups to holiday, it's a romantic escape for couples and if someone wants to 'pop the question'.
DRAGONS, TREASURE HUNTS & TINY CINEMAS: VISIT THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD THESE SPRING HOLIDAYS
If you head to the Great Ocean Road region these school holidays, not only will you enjoy our regular family attractions, you'll come across some very cool activities planned just for the Spring break.
A 3-DAY ADVENTURE WITH TEENAGE APPEAL
Need to enthuse your teenager to come along on the family holiday? Here's a super cool adventure in the Otways that the entire family can enjoy!
10 FOOD PLACES TO BLOW YOUR MIND ON THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD
Cafes and restaurants on the Great Ocean Road are on trend. Here are 10 that will have you jumping in the car for a random foodie road trip.
5 WAYS TO JOIN OUR 100TH BIRTHDAY BASH
It's been 100 years since the construction of the Great Ocean Road. Here's a guide where the party hot spots are this September between Torquay and Apollo Bay.
5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD STAY AT 'THE CALLY'
Staying at a regional pub can be lots of fun. Good food, local wine and a chance to chat with the locals to find out the secret spots to visit.
AIREYS INLET: IT'S CLOSER THAN YOU THINK!
Aireys Inlet is closer than you think from Melbourne and Ballarat. Markets...gin...rejuvenating walks...fresh food....just jump in the car and make it happen!
HIKED, BIKED OR CAMPED? RECOVER IN STYLE IN TORQUAY
If you've walked, peddled or hiked the Great Ocean Road, make sure to spend a couple of nights at the RACV Resort in Torquay to treat your weary body, rest your mind, and refuel with an abundance of fantastic food.
WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF AN 1800s LIGHTSTATION KEEPER
When you visit the Cape Otway Lightstation, you'll immediately get a sense of the wild, rugged and isolated life led by an 1800s lightstation keeper and his family. Luckily, you can escape the exhilarating coastal conditions in a warm, cosy cafe.
NO MORE EXCUSES: WE’VE PLANNED YOUR WINERY WEEKEND
No more talking about your winery weekend with your friends - the itinerary, food, wine and fun has already been planned for you. So get the group together for a road trip to Torquay - no excuses!
HOW TO SPEND TIME IN TORQUAY WITH YOUR FOUR-LEGGED FRIEND
Winter is a great time to explore the Great Ocean Road with your dog. Here are three dog-friendly things to do on your next road trip to Torquay.
RUN THE KIDS WILD IN WINTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
Let the kids blow off the mid-year cobwebs along the Great Ocean Road these winter school holidays.
4 CREATIVE WAYS TO EAT ICE CREAM IN WINTER
On the Great Ocean Road, we are serious about our ice cream. And, it's not just a treat for summer, it's a delicacy all year round! Here's how you can enjoy ice cream in winter - on your holiday and back at home!
5 REASONS WHY YOU MUST SEE THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD FROM THE SKY
There are some great vantage points on land to see the cliffs, rock formations and waterfalls along the Great Ocean Road, but to see it all by air is an experience that can't be topped.
6 WAYS NATURE CAN SOOTHE THE SOUL
Spending time in nature on the Great Ocean Road at any time of the year is good for the soul. Here are six top spots revealed by a Parks Victoria Chief Ranger.
5 WAYS TO WELCOME WINTER WITH THE LOCALS
Winter in the Great Ocean Road region means rugging up and getting amongst the action across our towns, villages and natural landscape.
OUT OF THE ASHES
Following the devastation of the Bushfire in 2015 that destroyed 116 homes in Wye River and Separation Creek, the rebuild has produced some of the most luxurious properties to stay at on the Great Ocean Road
THE BEST PUBS ALONG THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD
Pubs have always been the heart and hub of towns and villages along the Great Ocean Road. This welcoming vibe continues today, but the food is better, the beer choices are braver and the beer gardens are pretty fancy.
TOP THINGS TO DO IN APOLLO BAY
With lush rainforests, golden beaches and calm rivers, Apollo Bay is a truly stunning part of the country to visit. Checkout our top 11 must dos.