The Great Ocean Road is a stretch of coastline spanning over 200km along the south east corner of Victoria between the coastal towns of Torquay and Warrnambool and it is here that will find a host of attractions to enjoy, no matter what your interests are. Whether you are lover of the finer things in life, luxury accommodation, culinary delights, wildlife and the wilderness or anything to do with the water and fringing ocean seas, The Great Ocean Road will offer an abundance of attractions and activities that you will not won’t to wait for. From fishing to diving upon shipwrecks, to swimming with dolphins, seals and watching breaching whales at play you can spend as much time as you like by the water. The waters along The Great Ocean Road provide house of endless fun and enjoyment from the simple pleasure of swimming and sunbaking to kite boarding and a whole host of other attractions. There are cruises and charters for the day, overnight or perhaps longer and you will be able to see a variety of marine animals some of which will be sea lions and penguins that are a beautiful sight to see. The Great Ocean Road is a place that is home to a variety of animals like kangaroos, some of the largest colonies of seals in the country, there are beautiful displays of glow worms to witness that light up at night time, kayaking on Lake Elizabeth will get you close to the illusive platypus and there are also koalas, birds, emus and many more species to get up close and personal with. Nature lovers will be right at home when holidaying along The Great Ocean Road as you can visit the Otway Ranges with its tree top walk, walk through forests and National Parks, swim under cascading waterfalls and hike through some of the most stunning scenery you will ever come across.
Take in the Twelve Apostles, visit famous Bells Beach for a day of surfing if you feel brave enough to tackle the breaks or take some time out to walk along the many different and interesting coastal walks that all provide specials treats along the way. From blow holes to craters, caves and lookouts, the rugged coastline of The Great Ocean Road is some of the most spectacular coastline you will ever visit. You can play a round of golf, pamper yourself in one of the luxurious day spas, treat yourself to some shopping in one of the towns or cities that dot their way along The Great Ocean Road or enjoy some of the fine dining and wines that this region is famous for. Drive to the 52 different wineries in the area, sample some award winning wines, stay for the night in luxury accommodation to really treat yourself and savour the delights for yourself. You can spend your holiday enjoying arts and culture, book onto one of the hundreds of tours to see the sights, soak up the history and heritage that surrounds the region or just explore the many coastal communities that make up The Great Ocean Road. From Geelong to Queenscliff, Lorne to Apollo Bay there are so many different places to visit or base yourself that all provide a host of their own attractions that are a must see and do.
The Great Ocean Road truly is a one of a kind holiday destination that is loaded with every kind of attractions that you could possibly think of. You can do a little bit of everything and experience a holiday like never before as you wine, dine, shop, explore, soak up the history and visit some of the most breathtaking places you will ever treat yourself to! With its stunning coastline, rock formations, flora, fauna, outdoor adventures such as canoeing, kayaking, horse riding and hiking right through to annual festivals, markets, city attractions, town delights, beaches and so much more, the list is endless when you start talking about the many different attractions that The Great Ocean Road boasts.