It won’t matter if you are someone who loves food and wine, nature, the water, adventures, life’s little luxuries or just kicking back, Apollo Bay is ideal for you. With its abundance of attractions you can plan the perfect trip away at any time throughout the year. Summer, winter, spring or autumn presents different attractions with each new season! Winter provides ample opportunities to curl up around open log fires, enjoy brisk walks through the rainforests and National Parks, set out on beautiful coastal walks and see migrating whales where as summer is a time where you can enjoy the great outdoors to its fullest extent.
Every possible water activity can be done here from surfing, swimming, ocean kayaking to see one of the largest seal colonies in the country, paddle boating and beach fishing. Anyone who loves to drop in a line or two can join one of the fishing charters that depart daily and along the way be greeted with dolphins, sea lions, seals and penguins that can be quite playful or simply just spend the day along the patrolled beaches and secluded bays that Apollo Bay is famous for. The beaches of Apollo Bay provide hours of fun as well as stunning coastline to explore, coastal walks which include the Great Ocean Walk which is a must see and do.
Wander on down to the harbour where you will find plenty of eateries to try out, a small fishing fleet and while you are here why not book onto a diving charter to see what underneath the water level has install for you. Dive upon sunken shipwrecks, reef gardens and see an abundance of underwater species for yourself! Venture out to the Otway Ranges and Rainforest where you can hike, join a guided tour, do some bird watching and enjoy countless waterfalls and streams. All of this is just a few kilometres from Apollo Bay so why not come nightfall witness the amazing spectacle of the fireflies and then return back to town for some wonderful dining and entertainment.
Walk to the lookouts, visit Cape Otway Light Station or wander through the Apollo Bay markets that are held every Saturday along the foreshore. Discover green paradises, see ancient rainforests, walk the tree top walk, drive to Lake Elizabeth for a picnic and to see the illusive platypus or you can venture a little further afield and see the Twelve Apostles or the Volcanic Plains where you see a volcanic region made and shaped over thousands of years with its craters and extinct volcanoes. You can get the blood pumping with a day of horse riding, mountain biking, cycling through the ranges or a scenic flight over the area or take it slow with a sightseeing tour of the town. Whatever takes your fancy, whatever your interests might be, Apollo Bay is loaded with so many attractions that a couple of days to see it all will not be enough. Arrange your Apollo Bay holiday accommodation before it is too late and discover the many highlights and attractions that Apollo Bay boasts.