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Great Ocean Road Visitor Information Centre - Apollo Bay

Located just 197 kilometres from Melbourne, getting to Apollo Bay is easy. Travel along the iconic Great Ocean Road with show...

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The Old Cable Station Museum

The Cable Station officially opened on the 1st April 1936, it was the Victorian end of the first submarine telephone cable...

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Shipwrecked Coast

By the 1830’s Bass Strait became an important part of the sea route between Europe and New South Wales, with many ships...

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Apollo Bay Beaches

Take a stroll along the wide, crescent-shaped sandy beach of Apollo Bay offset by a stunning backdrop of rolling green...

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Apollo Bay Sculpture Walk

A permanent exhibition of local artists’ work, the wooden sculptures along the Apollo Bay Foreshore have become an iconic...

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Marengo Reefs Marine Sanctuary

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Air Adventures with Apollo Bay Aviation

For an entirely unique experience, and one to tick off the bucket list, why not try seeing the coast from the sky? Apollo Bay...

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Apollo Bay Community Market

Head out shopping on Saturdays to explore Apollo Bay’s gift shop and galleries before strolling through the Saturday foreshore...

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Apollo Bay Farmers Market

The Apollo Bay Farmer’s Market is on the 3rd Sunday of every month showcasing some of the finest culinary delights being...

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Apollo Bay History Trail

Discover ten historical points of interest on a walk through the Apollo Bay...

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Fishing in Apollo Bay

Popular for many outdoor activities, Apollo Bay fishing is great for families and more experienced...

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Apollo Bay-Marengo-Shelly Beach

Do the beginning section of the Great Ocean Walk (GOW) starting from the wave sculpture trailhead in the Visitor Information...

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Wildlife in Apollo Bay

Did someone say glow worms?! Home to many favourite locals including kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, platypus, koalas, glow...

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Great Ocean Road History

The building of the Great Ocean Road is a story of resolve and conquest over adversity, and a triumph of great Aussie spirit...

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Apollo Bay Coastal Trail

Please note: the trail is subject to coastal erosion following kings tides and big swells (and may be closed in sections)....

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Marriners Lookout

Marriners Lookout is located on top of the hill sitting just north of Apollo Bay....

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Apollo Bay Harbour Walk

Enjoy some of the best views in...

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Kayaking in Apollo Bay

Paddle out to the seal colony, viewing the coast’s beautiful hills and reefs from a new...

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Surf's Up in Apollo Bay

Running the length of the Great Ocean Road, the coastal area around Apollo Bay puts on an endless number of beach, reef and...

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Apollo Bay Seafood Festival

Delivering everything you would expect from a town famous for seafood, the Apollo Bay Seafood Festival and Local Produce Festival...

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Apollo Bay Shorebirds Trail

There are two Apollo Bay Shorebirds Trails (Marengo to Barham and Apollo Bay to Wild...

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Great Ocean Walk from Apollo Bay

The Great Ocean Walk is a one way long distance walk extending East to West, just over a 100kms between Apollo Bay and the...

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Waterfalls near Apollo Bay

Want to discover Apollo Bay waterfalls? Below is information on the best spots for discovering waterfalls near Apollo Bay in the...

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Outdoor Adventure Activities in Apollo Bay

Join the pursuit for ecstasy in whatever fashion you please with an endless variety of adventures built to showcase the capturing...

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Apollo Bay: Where the beers are brewed in fresh Otways water

It turns out the Great Ocean Road Brewhouse is the place to be in Apollo Bay! When I visited, it was buzzing with locals and visitors all enjoying...

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Stay & Explore Apollo Bay

Unpack your bags and stay a while. Life is an adventure in Apollo Bay with protected bays to swim, endless Great Otway National Park trails to blaze...

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Back to Basics in Apollo Bay

Turn the ‘out of office’ on and leave the high heels at home. Join the simple life with sand between your toes, sunshine on your back and fresh...

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What To Do Near Apollo Bay

Looking for things to do between Lorne and Apollo Bay? things to do between Warrnambool and Apollo Bay? or things to do between Colac and Apollo...

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Where to Explore from Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay is a great location as a base for exploring the Great Ocean Road. It is located 197km from Melbourne CBD and you can get to Apollo...

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Top 10 Things To Do In Apollo Bay For Families

Looking for the best things to do in Apollo Bay for families? Below we have put together a list of the top 10 things to do in Apollo Bay with...

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An Insiders Guide - Jodie Lawson

Jodie is a local business owner who provides vegetables grown organically on her property in...

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Q&A With Nick Polgeest - Apollo Bay Fishermens Co-op

Nick Polgeest, affectionately known around the traps as ‘Nicko’, is a local personality in Apollo...

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Where Can You Eat A Famous Scallop Pie + Search For Glow Worms? Apollo Bay!

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2021 Wotif Aussie Town Of The Year Celebrates Apollo Bay

At a time when we’re all craving escapism and space, Apollo Bay and the Great Ocean Road holds all the...

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Local Guide: A 360 Degree View of the Top 5 Spots in Apollo Bay

Our project Manager Jo Birley has lived in Apollo Bay for 18 years. Jo has selected her ‘local’s guide’ of top things to do in Apollo Bay and...

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Exploring Apollo Bay & The Otways Like A Local

For me, growing up in Apollo Bay meant spending every day bathing at the beach in summer and exploring the Great Otway National Park in...

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The Best Pubs Along The Great Ocean Road

Check out our round-up of the best golden-oldie pubs along the Great Ocean...

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Dog Friendly Weekend Breaks On The Great Ocean Road

Whether you’re in the middle of a road trip or looking for a dog-friendly weekend break, it can be difficult to find restaurants and destinations...

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Wake Up To Apollo Bay

Whichever way you choose your journey to Apollo Bay, you will be winding through forest and coastlines of awe-inspiring...

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Apollo Bay Family Fun

There are many great options for fun activities for kids of all ages in Apollo Bay! With a great range of attractions there will be loads of ideas...

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The Famous Scallop Pie

Ready to add to your ‘best ever’ list? You’d better be, because this pie will soon be your...

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, past present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.