5 places to take your lover, your galentine or even to just treat yourself for a romantic weekend.


Up for adventure?


1. Pack the hiking boots and hike to one of the Otway’s many waterfalls.

Try Lower Kalimna Falls near Lorne, or Hopetoun Falls in Beech Forest. Pack a picnic to have at the Californian Redwood Forest and make it a day to remember.


2. Fly through the treetops at one of our treetop experiences.

Tackle the zip coaster at Live Wire Park in Lorne, get a bird’s eye view 25 metres above the treetops at Otway Fly Treetop Adventures or swing amongst the trees at Trees Adventure Yeodene Park.


Relaxing with some saltwater wellness more your vibe?


3. Hit up one of the Great Ocean Road’s luxury spas.  

Experience a ‘Spa Journey’ for two at Lux Spa in Anglesea, Discover RACV Resort's One Spa complete with steam room, thermal stone and wet room comprising of four overhead showers. Or rejuvenate at Deep Blue Hot Springs in Warrnambool in their open-air hot spring sanctuary featuring geothermal rock pools, sensory caves an aromatherapy pool and more!


For the foodies.


4. Why not hit the 12 Apostles Artisan Trail.

Think Whisky, Wine, Strawberries, Ice cream and Chocolate. Pack the picnic basket forage for your goodies then hit Loch Ard Gorge for a sunset picnic. P.S Loch Ard Gorge is one of the most popular locations for a proposal, just saying.


5. Or a long lunch at one of our beautiful restaurants.

Book into MoVida Lorne for their bottomless lunch, enjoy the views at Chris’s Beacon Point, try the local produce at Anglesea’s newest restaurant The Coast or have cocktails in Port Fairy’s Merrijig Inn Kitchen Garden Bar.



Can’t get down to the coast?

Checkout some of our gift ideas for some extra points.

For the Chocolate Addict: Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Icecreamery, Platypi Chocolates, GORGE Chocolates

For the Gin Lover: Great Ocean Road Gin, Noodledoof Brewing & Distilling Co. or Otways Distillery

Spoil the one you love with a unique piece from Luone Silversmith or take them shopping at the boutiques in Lorne.


We’ve done the hard part now all you have to do is book it in and enjoy!


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A blog contributed by a weekend adventurer, casual walker, coffee lover and market enthusiast. Enjoying days along the Great Ocean Road.

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