From the famous rock formations of the Twelve Apostles, to its surf beaches, rainforests, wineries, cities, coastal towns, National Parks, rugged coastline and shipwrecks, you will find ample activities to fill up your days with when holidaying in The Great Ocean Road region. Whether you wish to walk, drive or join a tour you can enjoy so many different activities that will suit any traveller no matter what your fitness level or age is. There are activities of complete indulgence and relaxation and activities where you can really get the blood pumping and be out enjoying life at its very best!
Whether you are into sky diving, hiking, nature walks, wildlife spotting, day spa pampering sessions, relaxing on sun kissed beaches or having a go at some of the surf breaks that The Great Ocean Road is renowned for, you will certainly find any number of things that will interest you. You can set out on any one of the walking and hiking tracks that will take you through rainforests, National Parks, through ranges and forests or perhaps you would like to get a bird’s eye view of it all and take to the skies on a scenic flight. There are food and wine tours where you can experience some of the 52 wineries in the region and for anyone who simply cannot get enough of the great outdoors there are camping adventures, horse riding tours, motor cycling trips, cycling routes and some of Australia’s finest coastal walks to set out on.
The waters that fringe this part of the Victorian coastline provide every possible water sport imaginable from surfing to swimming. You can dive upon shipwrecks and swim with dolphins, there are chances to see penguins, sea lions, whales and any other number of marine life species up close and personal as well as join in on fishing trips and snorkelling on shallow offshore reefs. There are ample beaches, bays and inlets that you may even be able to have all to yourself and all of the cities and coastal towns along The Great Ocean provide beautiful foreshore parklands where you have a picnic or BBQ with friends. Wander through Geelong to do some shopping or dining as well as walk along the redeveloped waterfront that is a must see and do, soak up the maritime heritage in Queenscliff, explore Lorne, Apollo Bay, Torquay or visit one of the many other destination along The Great Ocean Road that all hold their own attractions and activities that cannot be missed out on.
Explore the Otway Ranges with its treetop walks and rainforests, walk through vineyards, relax in superb luxury accommodation where you can be waited hand and foot on, take a luxury cruise along the coastline for the day or perhaps even longer or even just walk through interesting markets in any of the towns and cities, taste some culinary delights with every meal wherever you might be, go mountain biking, have a round of golf, enjoy some four wheel driving at its very best or horse riding through the wilderness. You can enjoy canoeing or kayaking to get a different perspective of the region, join a food and wine tour or any one of the other hundreds of tours that you can book onto or perhaps fill your days with the history and heritage that surrounds The Great Ocean Road. The Great Ocean Road is brimming with every kind of activity that there is just too many to list them all, so why don’t you start planning your dream holiday to The Great Ocean Road so that you experience for yourself one of the true gems of the Australian coastline.