Spend time by the water’s edge, explore the rainforests, National Parks and pastoral lands, set out on one of the many coastal walks or just enjoy the many town attractions that Lorne has to offer, but whatever your interest may be, you will find plenty that sparks your interest in Lorne. Located along the beautiful Great Ocean Road, Lorne has long been one of the more popular holiday destinations for travellers as you can really get away from the hustle and bustle of the big smoke and relax in a resort-style town brimming with things to see and do.
The water is what draws so many people to Lorne each year with its year-round swimming on patrolled beaches, surfing, beach fishing and lazy sunny days. The main beach of Lorne is protected from the ocean so the kids can have fun in the gentle waves or they can even play in the interesting rock pools that have much to see in them. Go diving offshore, do some deep sea fishing on one of the fishing charters and you will even be treated to seeing a variety of marine animals along the way such as sea lions, penguins, dolphins and more if you are lucky. Lorne is somewhere where you can base yourself to explore the Otway Ranges with its tree-top walks, fern gullies and cascading waterfalls. Take a guided walk through the rainforest, see an abundance of flora and fauna and discover an ancient rainforest bound in natural beauty.
Along the coastline, you will find plenty of coastal walks, rugged coastline and rock formations to view or perhaps a wander through town where you will find ice creameries, restaurants, boutiques, retail stores, cafes and bars that might take your fancy. There are the neighbouring wineries to visit where you can sample some mouth watering wines, do a food and wine tour if you cannot get enough of the beautiful local produce and delights of the region or join one of the many other tours to take in the main tourist attractions of Lorne. Walk to the lookout for some stunning views of the ocean, visit nearby Torquay and Bells Beach for the day or base your holiday around one of the annual festivals and events that are held in Lorne. From Easter Festivals, markets, shows and more you can really plan the perfect trip away.
In Lorne, you can do a lot or nothing at all, as it is a seaside location where you can fill your days with exciting adventures or simply just watch the world go by as you relax and kick back. So many people are drawn here for the range of accommodations, family fun activities, tours, surrounding famous attractions, pristine beaches and town delights that you may find it hard to ever leave. You can have a round of golf, soak up the Aboriginal culture, heritage and history of the region, head on down to the jetty for a spot of fishing or just sunbake on the beach. There is tennis, kayaking, canoeing, scenic walks, the Erskine River to explore and mountain biking to also do while you are here. Lorne really does offer it all, whatever your interest might be or whatever kind of holiday you wish to plan, your time here will be just what you have been looking for.
Find out more about the range of attractions Lorne has to offer all year round and book your holiday accommodation before it is too late, as Lorne is a very popular holiday spot for all travellers, young and young at heart!