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Holiday To Great Ocean Road

You’re always on the move, looking for the best wave breaks, stellar scenery and new favourite foods. So it goes without saying that your dream trip will keep you rolling. 
Whether you start your holiday on Great Ocean Road in Torquay to the east or in Allansford to the west, you’ll find plenty reasons to stop along the way. Running along 243 km of Victoria’s south coast, this famous highway is the longest war memorial in the world, built in honour of Australia’s World War I soldiers. It’s also lined with beaches, gorgeous landmarks and natural wonders, like the Twelve Apostles limestone formations, so pack your bathers and a camera. Snatch up some Great Ocean Road package deals to save up and simplify for the long haul.

Things to Do on Great Ocean Road

Before you can cruise through the towns and villages along the good ol’ B100, you’ll need a set of road trip-ready wheels. If you’re coming from the Melbourne area, pick up one of Wotif’s Great Ocean Road car hire deals and start your adventure in Torquay. If you drive straight through, your Great Ocean Road holiday should take about 4 hours and 30 minutes, but go ahead and get distracted by the blond sand at Bells Beach before you even leave the first town. If you want a fresh perspective when you roll into Aireys Inlet, take a tour to the top of Split Point Lighthouse. We don’t expect you to drive without tucking in to a lovely beach bungalow hotel and spending a few days working on your tan or hanging ten. For the biggest city sights on the route, hold out for Warrnambool, home to the historic Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, which showcases the history of this seaside road. Allansford Cheese World and Museum, on the other hand, showcases cheese.

Shopping, Dining & Nightlife

We hope you chose a car with a big boot, because Great Ocean Road holidays are for shoppers. Many of the towns and villages are little artist havens and you can start your collection of seaside masterpieces in colourful galleries. This ambling thoroughfare doesn’t belong to just the beach-combers. Farmers markets offer a tasty look into the countryside along the Great Ocean Road, so start grazing!

Most of the restaurants on Great Ocean Road are located in Torquay and Warrnambool, which means you’ve gotta stuff your face before you start the journey and then when you reach the end. Just kidding. There’s plenty of options along the way—especially if you love modern Aussie fare and heaps of fish and seafood—but if you want to plan a fancy dinner, you’ll have more options at the bookends and anywhere there’s a beautiful beach.

Stopping for pints along Great Ocean Road would be the ultimate pub crawl, but your legs would get tired. Instead, focus your energy on the cosy bar scenes in Torquay, Lorne and Warrnambool.

What’s Next?

Rev your engines, traveller. It’s time to get away on a road trip that always follows the scenic route. Book Great Ocean Road packages with Wotif and get ready to roll!

Top Great Ocean Road Hotels

Wyndham Resort Torquay

Wyndham Resort Torquay

100 The Esplanade, Torquay, VIC
    4.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.4 out of 5 (593 reviews)

    Situated by the ocean, this romantic hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Front Beach, Torquay Central Farmers Market and Surf World Museum. Torquay Golf Club and ...

    from NZ$164

    Peppers The Sands Resort

    Peppers The Sands Resort

    2 Sands Boulevard, Torquay, VIC
      4.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.4 out of 5 (995 reviews)

      Situated by the ocean, this luxury hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Front Beach, Torquay Central Farmers Market and Surf World Museum. Torquay Visitor Information ...

      from NZ$225

      Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park

      Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park

      35 Bell St, Torquay, VIC
        3.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        4.5 out of 5 (299 reviews)

        Located in Torquay, this beachfront cabin is in a shopping district and within a 15-minute walk of Front Beach, Torquay Golf Club and Torquay Central Farmers ...

        from NZ$118

        Southern Ocean Motor Inn

        Southern Ocean Motor Inn

        2 Lord Street, Port Campbell, VIC
          3.0 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.2 out of 5 (205 reviews)

          Situated in Port Campbell, this beach motel is within a 10-minute walk of Port Campbell Foreshores and Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre. Port Campbell ...

          from NZ$155

          Torquay Holiday Park

          Torquay Holiday Park

          55 Surf Coast Highway, Torquay, VIC
            2.0 out of 5.0
             
             
            4.2 out of 5 (235 reviews)

            This family-friendly Torquay campsite is located by the ocean, within a 10-minute walk of Surf World Museum, Torquay Central Farmers Market and Torquay Visitor ...

            from NZ$148

            RACV Torquay Resort

            RACV Torquay Resort

            1 Great Ocean Road, Jan Juc, VIC
              5.0 out of 5.0
               
               
              4.8 out of 5 (194 reviews)

              This family-friendly Jan Juc hotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Torquay Golf Club, Front Beach and Torquay Central Farmers Market. Bell's ...

              from NZ$249

              Southern Ocean Villas

              Southern Ocean Villas

              2-6 McCue Street, Port Campbell, VIC
                4.0 out of 5.0
                 
                 
                4.5 out of 5 (125 reviews)

                Situated near the beach, this villa is within a 10-minute walk of Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre and Port Campbell Foreshores. Port Campbell National ...

                from NZ$268

                Portside Motel

                Portside Motel

                62 Great Ocean Road Lord St, Port Campbell, VIC
                  3.0 out of 5.0
                   
                   
                  4.5 out of 5 (67 reviews)

                  Situated in Port Campbell, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre and Port Campbell Foreshores. Port Campbell National ...

                  from NZ$172

                  Bimbi Park - Camping Under Koala

                  Bimbi Park - Camping Under Koala

                  90 Manna Gum Drive, Cape Otway, VIC
                    2.0 out of 5.0
                     
                     
                    4.3 out of 5 (24 reviews)

                    Situated near the beach, this campsite is 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from Cape Otway Lightstation and 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from Maits Rest Rainforest Walk. Great Otway National ...

                    from NZ$52

                    Port Campbell Parkview Motel & Apartments

                    Port Campbell Parkview Motel & Apartments

                    4 Desaily Street, Port Campbell, VIC
                      3.0 out of 5.0
                       
                       
                      4.6 out of 5 (144 reviews)

                      Situated in Port Campbell, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre and Port Campbell Foreshores. Port Campbell National ...

                      from NZ$175

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