Winter Weekends

The landscape and the lifestyle of the Great Ocean Road region make it amongst the most magical places for winter getaways in Victoria. Not just a place to relax and unwind, it’s also a source of active adventure and inspiration for artisans of all disciplines to explore their passions.

Winter Treats & Events

Great Ocean Road winter getaways in Victoria (Australia) give you access to the riches of local skills from chefs and producers to artists and entrepreneurs. Across our towns and hinterland you can taste local produce and enjoy local events.

Whale Watching in Winter

The beach might not be on the top of your winter must-do list – but it ought to be! From May to September Whale Watching on the Great Ocean Road tops some of the best winter getaways in Victoria lists. Travelling along our Whale Trail, you can see Southern Rights, Humpbacks, Blue Whales and the occasional Orca, slapping, spy-hopping and tail-throwing their way to the warmer waters of the Southern Ocean.

For winter getaways (in Vic) there’s nowhere as magical as the Great Ocean Road. Plan your trip today.

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