GIRLS WEEKEND

Torquay To Birregurra

The Great Ocean Road region offers plenty of options for fun with the girls. Here we've compiled a 3 day escape with a bit of shopping and pampering followed by some fresh air and outdoor fun and with great food throughout the journey.

3 Days
95 Km

DAY 1

SHOPPING SPREE IN TORQUAY

Torquay

A girl's weekend couldn't get off to a better start than a shopping spree. Hop on to the Great Ocean Road and head to Torquay. Spoil yourself by stopping in at Surf City Plaza, Torquay and getting kitted out in beach attire. Nothing like blending in with the locals to feel like you have escaped the city. 

Drive around the Esplanade and park your car in Zeally Bay road..then wander the shopping precinct in this area, you will find some unique clothing boutiques and gift shops. 

Girls love to “do” lunch..The Esplanade Torquay has plenty of options and you will definitely find something for your taste-buds. Take a stroll along The Esplanade admiring the beach, feel the fresh air in every pore of your being. 

The environment may be rugged and wild, but pampering is never too far away..Prepare yourself for an afternoon of luxury….You’re spoilt for choice with the Ocean Dreaming package at Saltair Day Spa, Endota Day Spa or Soul Skin and Beauty Care…book yourselves in for a couple of hours of well earned “me” time.

Dinner and Overnight – Torquay 

Car Trip

95 | 1 hour 30 minutes

Highlights

    • Shopping at Surf City Plaza
    • Unique clothing boutique & gift shops
    • Lunch on the esplanade
    • An afternoon of pampering
    • Dinner with friends

Direction

If you are coming from Melbourne, turn off the Great Ocean Road to Torquay. A 15 minute drive from Geelong or 50 minutes from the Melbourne CBD.

Things to do

Surfcoast Kids

Surfcoast Kids is the place to shop for funky clothes and gorgeous gifts for beautiful bubs and cool kids.

Soul Skin Beauty and Body Care

A Clinic committed to education and delivery outcomes for aesthetic and skin health.

Recommended Accommodation

Torquay Tropicana Motel

The Torquay Tropicana Motel is located at the heart of Victoria's surfing capital, and offers affordable year-round resort accommodation to meet your quest for the ultimate Torquay experience.

DAY 1

SHOPPING SPREE IN TORQUAY

Torquay

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Torquay  

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Torquay  

DAY 2

DISCOVER ANGLESEA

Torquay to Aireys Inlet

Enjoy breakfast at one of the many cafes as you contemplate the day ahead..

Travel to Anglesea - Head to the Anglesea River and hire a canoe. Whether solo or in pairs it won't be long until you are gliding through the water like experts or giggling like teenage girls!

Anglesea Art Studios - trail of working art studios around the Surf Coast town of Anglesea. United by a contemporary vision, 14 artists spread over 8 studios. Anglesea has a wealth of creative talent to discover ensures you will find that special something to take home as a momento of your girls weekend away 

Lunch in Anglesea 
Take an hour to explore the spectacular Surf Coast Walk - it showcases the beautiful coastal landscape of the region and the untouched natural beauty. From Anglesea you can walk in either direction along this spectacular coastal trail. Keep your eye out for native wildlife.

Head to Aireys Inlet – 15 minute drive 

Dinner and Overnight – Aireys Inlet 

Car Trip

27km | 28 minutes

Highlights

    • Canoe the Anglesea river
    • Discover the Art Studios
    • Surf Coast Walk
    • Overnight in Aireys Inlet

Things to do

Jumpz Anglesea

Jumpz Anglesea is a trampoline playground where you can literally jump of the walls. The outdoor facility is ideal for families and friends, offering 360-degrees of trampoline fun, plus The...

Surf Coast Walk

Offering natural beauty and easy access, the 44 kilometre Surf Coast Walk lets you relax and enjoy a world-class walking destination at your own pace.

Recommended Accommodation

Aireys Inlet Getaway Resort

Aireys Inlet Getaway Resort is your ideal, comfortable, stylish, self-catered, beach holiday accommodation. It is located on the beach side of the world famous and spectacular Great Ocean Road in...

Aireys Inlet Holiday Park

Aireys Inlet Holiday Park offers fully self contained, budget to luxury cabins with one, two and three bedrooms. For the caravanner there are ensuited powered sites and powered sites.

DAY 2

DISCOVER ANGLESEA

Torquay to Aireys Inlet

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Torquay   Aireys Inlet

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Torquay   Aireys Inlet

DAY 3

BERRY PICKING

Aireys Inlet to Birregurra

This morning as you head for home travel inland to Murroon, where we suggest you visit the PennyRoyal Raspberry Farm. During the summer season, we have a full range of raspberries, cultivated blackberries and many other varieties available for “pick-your-own”. You can enjoy tastings of the fine “Crucible” Apple Cider along with a range of Pennyroyal Raspberry Farm Gins. 

Travel up to Birregurra to join the Princes Highway arriving there in time for lunch. 

Birregurra is delightful and absolutely oozes country charm. Food produced in these hills has a freshness and honesty rarely found in modern products. The town itself is charming, with wonderfully restored facades on buildings giving it a historic and reminiscent feel. 

Continue to the Princes Highway for your journey home, planning your next trip to explore more of the region!

Car Trip

57 kilometres | 1 hour

Highlights

    • PennyRoyal Raspberry Farm
    • Lunch in Birregurra
    • Country side views

DAY 3

BERRY PICKING

Aireys Inlet to Birregurra

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Aireys Inlet   Birregurra

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Aireys Inlet   Birregurra