Located seven kilometres east of Port Campbell, the Twelve Apostles Marine National Park is..Port Campbell Information
Towards the western end of the Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell is nestled among some of Victoria's..Otway Ranges National Park Information
This park represents all that is special about the Otways: the tall wet forests, ancient..Bells Beach Information
Torquay has the best of both worlds with its beaches — protected family beaches, plus the action..Geelong Information
Geelong is Victoria's second largest city and offers a diverse range of food, wine, cultural and..Apollo Bay Information
Located at the foothills of the Otways and in the heart of the Great Ocean Road region, Apollo Bay..Anglesea Information
Anglesea is a coastal town and a popular resort on Bass Strait, 35kms south west of Geelong. It is..Port Fairy Information
Discover history in every corner of this charming old fishing village on Victoria's Great Ocean..Bellarine Peninsula Information
Bellarine Peninsula really is a bit of everything. Seaside township, theme parks, wineries. At..Queenscliff Information
Queenscliff is an historic seaside village 100 kilometres from Melbourne on the sandy shores of..Torquay Information
Torquay is Victoria's surfing capital, attracting beach lovers from far and wide to its..See all locations in Great Ocean Road
With its Mediterranean feel and picture-postcard scenery, this beautiful seaside town has been attracting visitors for more than a century. Set between the waters of Loutit Bay and the cool Otway forests, Lorne has a charm that’s hard to surpass. The mild weather superb cafes, unique shops, boutiques and galleries make it one of the Great Ocean Road's most popular holiday destinations.
Over 100 years ago the Victorian government declared Lorne an area of 'special significance and natural beauty'. Today visitors still come to enjoy the same natural features. The sheltered 2-kilometre beach is safe and is bordered by lawn, gum trees and picnic and barbecue areas. Discover the Erskine Falls cascading into a beautiful fern gully in the Great Otway National Park. At Cumberland River, a few kilometres south of the town, the scenery is picturesque, with dense bush, a rugged cliff face beside the river, and an idyllic grassed camping and picnicking area.
Sip on a cold beer at the local pub, or on the pier where you can watch the fishing fleet unload its catch. Visit the local fishing co-op where you can buy fresh locally caught seafood.
Fitness fanatics and lovers of the outdoors flock to the many endurance events held in Lorne each year. The Pier to Pub Swim and the Mountain to Surf Run are both held in January and attract large numbers of competitors. The Great Ocean Road Marathon kicks off in May and the Anaconda Adventure Race in December is a popular way to get the blood pumping.
For those who prefer to get their thrills from the raw energy of rock music, The Falls Festival, held every New Year’s Eve, is an essential experience.
Lorne is 140 kilometres south of Melbourne, approximately a 2-hour drive. Travel by car via the Great Ocean Road. Daily coach services are available from Melbourne or rail/coach services via Geelong.
The city of Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, is the centre of a vibrant regions that surrounds..Victoria's High Country Information
The High Country in north-east Victoria is a special place with scenic alpine landscapes, a host of..Mornington Peninsula Information
The Mornington Peninsula, on the eastern side of Port Phillip Bay, feels like an island with a vast..Goldfields Information
The discovery of gold in Victoria's central region over 150 years ago has left a rich and lasting..Murray Information
Aboriginal people revere it. Nineteenth century trade flourished on it. Mark Twain likened it to..Phillip Island Information
Phillip Island is a great destination for a family getaway. Under two hours drive from Melbourne..Yarra Valley And Dandenong Ranges Info
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The rugged mountain ranges of the Grampians National Park mark the centre of this region and rise..Daylesford And Macedon Ranges Information
One hour north-west of Melbourne, the rolling hills and farmland of Daylesford and the Macedon..See all locations in Victoria