Located just 2 hours southwest of Melbourne, Lorne is a popular coastal town known for its relaxed Mediterranean climate, vibrant arts community and home of the Great Otway National Park. Home to a variety of natural attractions, Lorne accommodation is close to the Cumberland River, the cascading Erskine Falls and spectacular views of Loutit Bay.
Just over an hour southwest of Melbourne, Torquay is the official beginning of the Great Ocean Road and is a famous surfing town. Home of the famous Bells Beach and the birthplace of some of Australia’s most iconic surf brands, Torquay accommodation is particularly busy during Easter when the town hosts the famous Rip Curl Pro World Championship.
Situated in the foothills of the Otway Ranges, Apollo Bay is a beautiful seaside village just 2 and a half hours southwest of Melbourne. Surrounded by the Southern Ocean, Apollo Bay accommodation is close to a range of local historic and natural attractions including the oldest mainland lighthouse in the country and the 12 Apostles just a short drive away.
Home to the famous Shipwreck Coast, Warrnambool is just 3 hours southwest of Melbourne and a popular holiday destination on the Great Ocean Road. Featuring heritage museums, a scenic coastal promenade, unique sound and laser light show, Warrnambool accommodation is close to the towns many popular attractions.
Renowned as the gateway to the Great Ocean Road, Geelong is also the start of the Bellarine Peninsula and is just an hour southwest of Melbourne. Situated on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, Geelong accommodation is surrounded by the city’s history and culture, including 100 buildings listed on the National Trust. There are also a number of fantastic wine regions nearby.
The final destination along the famous Shipwreck Coast, Port Fairy is an historic and charming fishing village and holiday destination just three and a half hours southwest of Melbourne. Port Fairy accommodation is within walking distance of old stone churches, 19th century cottages and a variety of wildlife and is particularly popular during the famous annual Port Fairy Folk Festival.
Situated on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, Queenscliff is a popular holiday destination renowned for its heritage architecture and maritime history. Queenscliff accommodation offers an historic atmosphere and is close to popular local attractions such as Fort Queenscliffe, Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park, Queenscliff Maritime Museum, Lonsdale Golf Club and Black Lighthouse.
Situated on the Surf Coast, Anglesea is a popular seaside holiday destination on the Great Ocean Road. Just a short drive from the town of Torquay and famous Bell’s Beach, Anglesea accommodation is surrounded by a vibrant shopping and dining precinct as well as Main Beach, the Anglesea River and local attractions such as the Anglesea Golf Club.
Sheltered by cliffs and surrounded by Norfolk Pines, Port Campbell is a safe haven on the edge of rugged coastline approximately 3 hours southwest of Melbourne. Just minutes from the Great Ocean Road’s most popular attraction, the 12 Apostles, Port Campbell accommodation is also close to local attractions such as Loch Ard Gorge, London Bridge, The Arch and The Grotto.