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Attractions on the Great Ocean Road

Australian Kelpie Centre

Australian Kelpie Centre

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Please note: Surf Coast and Glenelg Shire Council run Visitor Information Centres have transitioned from over the counter service to phone, email and digital servicing until furthe...more

Barwon Park

Barwon Park

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Feeling all too inadequate after entertaining the visiting Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, at their more modest single-storey homestead, prominent Western District squatter Thoma...more

Bay of Islands Coastal Park

Bay of Islands Coastal Park

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This coastal park has outstanding ocean views and geological features. Sheer cliffs and rock stacks dominate the bays, and heathlands display colourful spring wildflowers. Beaches ...more

Bay of Whales Gallery and Coffee Shop

Bay of Whales Gallery and Coffee Shop

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Displaying some of the very best realist animal and bird paintings, the Bay of Whales Gallery showcases world class oil paintings by Brett Jarrett. A master of his chosen medium, ...more

Budj Bim National Park

Budj Bim National Park

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Parts of Budj Bim National Park are currently closed due to the impact of bushfires. For the latest information, visit www.parks.vic.gov.au. Budj Bim is a long dormant volcano. Bu...more

Cape Nelson State Park

Cape Nelson State Park

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The picnic areas at Cape Nelson State Park set in quiet bush surroundings are an ideal location for a pleasant meal with family and friends. A range of linked tracks offer the opp...more

Cape Otway Lightstation

Cape Otway Lightstation

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Cape Otway Lightstation is Australia's most important lighthouse. The light established in 1848 is perched on towering sea cliffs 90 metres above where Bass Straight and the Southe...more

Colac Turf Club

Colac Turf Club

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The Colac Turf Club has had a long and proud tradition of turf racing, education and training of horses that spans more than 145 years. Nestled at the foot of the Otway Ranges, ...more

Cottage in the Gardens

Cottage in the Gardens

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Situated in the Botanical Gardens, this two storey bluestone cottage was the home of the Portland Botanical Gardens' curator. It features a bedroom, nursery, kitchen, parlour and a...more

Craters to Coast Discovery Program

Craters to Coast Discovery Program

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Bring your family to play in natures' greatest theme park. Hunt the roaring wind, navigate for hidden treasure, explore the night sky, track local fauna, learn to read history in r...more

Crawford River Regional Park

Crawford River Regional Park

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Crawford River Regional Park offers fine views of riverside and valley vegetation. Enjoy a pleasant bushwalk, try your luck fishing for Redfin and Rainbow Trout, camp at Hiscocks C...more

Dartmoor Memorial Atlantic Cedar Tree Carvings

Dartmoor Memorial Atlantic Cedar Tree Carvings

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Dartmoor is a family friendly place on the Glenelg River. The memorial streetscape features ten Atlantic Cedar tree carvings reflecting the experiences and images of local war vete...more

Deep Blue Hot Springs Warrnambool

Deep Blue Hot Springs Warrnambool

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Harnessing the natural geothermal waters, the Deep Blue Hot Springs Warrnambool is a self-guided journey in an open-air sanctuary of enhanced geothermal bathing experiences. Let y...more

Discovery Bay Coastal Park

Discovery Bay Coastal Park

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This remote coastal park protects 55 kilometre of ocean beach. Inland, the park encompasses high coastal cliffs, huge rolling sand dunes and freshwater lakes and swamps. Coastal ve...more

Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary

Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary

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Located at Aireys Inlet, this park protects 17ha of ocean waters and projects about 300m offshore. Composed of both hard basalt and rubbly limestone, the cliffs are full of caves a...more

Eagles Nest Fine Art Gallery

Eagles Nest Fine Art Gallery

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Eagles Nest Fine Art gallery is situated in the picturesque township of Aireys Inlet just ten minutes after the famous Anglesea and twenty minutes before Lorne. The charm of this t...more

Enfield State Park

Enfield State Park

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Now a haven for wildlife, Enfield State parks was once dominated by tents and diggers from around the world during Victoria's gold rush. Visit the park in spring and be rewarded b...more

Ess Lagoon

Ess Lagoon

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Ess Lagoon offers a picnic and fishing area and is regularly stocked with trout. Ess Lagoon is centrally situated and is only a five minute walk to the main street of Casterton. ...more

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum and Village

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum and Village

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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village has just undergone a major redevelopment, that included interactive digital installations throughout the village, a full upgrade of the ‘Shipwreck...more

Gannets in Portland

Gannets in Portland

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Head to Portland Victoria to see these wonderful birds up close and personal. These fishing birds are truly beautiful with wingspans growing up to two metres. Portland is lucky eno...more

Gateway Plaza Shopping Centre

Gateway Plaza Shopping Centre

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Gateway Plaza is the only fully enclosed shopping centre in Warrnambool. The plaza comprises of Kmart, Coles, Aldi, Best&Less, The Reject Shop, Chemist Warehouse, Australia Post a...more

Glenelg and Wannon River Junction

Glenelg and Wannon River Junction

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Take a peaceful stroll along the Junction Walking track to the very spot where the Wannon River ends its journey and merges with the Glenelg River. The total length of the Wannon...more

Great Ocean Road Mini Golf

Great Ocean Road Mini Golf

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Get ready to have the mini golf experience of your life at Great Ocean Road Mini Golf. Great Ocean Road Mini Golf boasts two amazing courses, with 30 holes of mini golf innovation...more

Great Ocean Road Story

Great Ocean Road Story

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Experience The Great Ocean Road Story: Building Australia's Most Famous Road. This purpose built permanent exhibition in the newly constructed Great Ocean Road Heritage Centre is l...more

Great Otway National Park

Great Otway National Park

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The Great Otway National Park stretches from Torquay through to Princetown and up through the Otways hinterland towards Colac. The park features rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, r...more

Heywood APEX Park

Heywood APEX Park

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Enjoy a picnic at this free day use area. Heywood's APEX park is a dog friendly barbecue area nestled on the Fitzroy River. Kids play ground, clean toilets, drinking water, beauti...more

Heywood Model Trains

Heywood Model Trains

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The Heywood Model Trains display at the Portland Visitor Information Centre offers large H.O layout, and N Gauge, memorabilia and a small train layout for children to use and opera...more

Hopkins Falls

Hopkins Falls

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The largest and most picturesque falls on the Hopkins River, Hopkins Falls are set against lush dairy country. The falls are among Victoria's widest at an impressive 90 metres wi...more

Island Park Recreation Reserve

Island Park Recreation Reserve

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Island Park is set amongst the banks of the Glenelg River and Red Gums. Island Park Recreation Reserve offers a full range of sporting facilities including a Caravan Park, electric...more

Jan's Fine Glass

Jan's Fine Glass

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Jan's Fine Glass Art Gallery and Studio is located on the fringe of Port Fairy, just two minutes from the town village. Presenting beautifully handcrafted, kiln formed glass, paint...more

Kelpie Walking Trail

Kelpie Walking Trail

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An easy walk around town, The Kelpie walking Trail links five unique sculptures to reveal the fascinating life and times of the Kelpie. The statures feature interpretive signage ...more

Lake Elizabeth

Lake Elizabeth

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Head to Lake Elizabeth hidden deep in the Otways and discover its inspiring beauty with heavily timbered flanks and calm waters punctuated by the trunks of dead trees, drowned when...more

Lake Pertobe

Lake Pertobe

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Warrnambool’s fantastic Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground is a year-round family attraction. This eight hectare adventure playground is paradise for kids with giant slides, fly...more

Live Wire Park

Live Wire Park

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Visit Australia's most electrifying adventure park. Unplug, recharge and set your senses alight with the beauty of the Great Ocean Road whilst zip lining, roller coasting, climbin...more

Logan's Beach

Logan's Beach

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Almost every year between June and September, female Southern Right whales return to the waters of Warrnambool’s Logans Beach to calve. The whales often swim within a hundred me...more

Long Lead Picnic Area and Campground

Long Lead Picnic Area and Campground

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Long lead picnic area and campground is in the Nangeela State Forest. The two-wheel drive access road is along a bumpy gravel road that leads into the relatively large picnic and ...more

Lower Glenelg National Park

Lower Glenelg National Park

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The Glenelg River is the central feature of the Lower Glenelg National Park. Along the last part of its winding 400 kilometre path to the sea the river has carved a spectacular gor...more

LUONE Silversmith

LUONE Silversmith

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LUONE is an Australian jewellery label which boasts handcrafted collections imbuing elegance and timeless design. They are passionate about simple but beautiful pieces for women w...more

Lyons Sculpture Park

Lyons Sculpture Park

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The Lyons Sculpture Park offers an art experience with a twist. It is an immersive cultural experience providing a refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Play, creat...more

Mailors Flat Demolition and Antiques

Mailors Flat Demolition and Antiques

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Located 10 minutes north of Warrnambool, Mailors Flat Antiques is a treasure trove of vintage and second-hand furniture, collectables, local memorabilia, jewellery, enamel signs, t...more

Marengo Reefs Marine Sanctuary

Marengo Reefs Marine Sanctuary

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Just past Apollo Bay, off the world famous Great Ocean Road, Marengo Reefs Marine Sanctuary protects 12ha of ocean waters. About 150m offshore, this sanctuary protects a reef syste...more

Melba Gully

Melba Gully

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Known as the Jewel of the Otways, Melba Gully is one of the wettest places in the state. The gully has prolific plant growth and is a dense rainforest of Myrtle Beech, Blackwood an...more

Merino Old Stock Route Walking Trail

Merino Old Stock Route Walking Trail

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Merino is set resting in the gentle rolling hills along the main Old Bullock Track north from Portland. From Heywood, turning off to Casterton at Drumborg was the main old bullock ...more

Merri View Gallery

Merri View Gallery

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Merri View Gallery is run by the Warrnambool and District Artists Society, to showcase the work of local artists. They have regular exhibitions including the Summer Show held in ...more

Mickle Lookout

Mickle Lookout

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High above the town centre, Casterton's Mickle Lookout offers a prime photo opportunity with magnificent views looking straight down the main street. The view back from the main...more

Middle Island

Middle Island

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Middle Island is situated near Warrnambool harbour and has long been home to a colony of Little Penguins. The Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor), the smallest of the penguin species...more

Mount Elephant

Mount Elephant

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Visible from 60 kilometres in every direction, Mount Elephant dominates the landscape and now you have the chance to put yourself on the top of it. Open Sundays from 1:00pm to 4:00...more

Mount Richmond National Park

Mount Richmond National Park

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Mount Richmond is an extinct volcano surrounded by low, flat land. The volcano is covered with a layer of sand blown inland long ago from Discovery Bay. With spectacular spring ...more

One Spa, RACV Torquay Resort

One Spa, RACV Torquay Resort

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Designed to rejuvenate, One Spa provides luxurious treatments that awaken, revive and promote balance within the body. In the comfortable and relaxing surrounds of RACV Torquay Res...more

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

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Otway Fly Treetop Adventures is the ultimate outdoor-nature experience and located only 20 minutes from the start of the Great Ocean Road. Experience a breath taking birds-eye-v...more