Great Ocean Road Hotel Accommodation Guide

The Great Ocean Road is without a doubt one of Australia's (and the World's) most spectacular coastal drives and the perfect holiday destination! Starting out in Melbourne, and passing through Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula, you'll discover beautiful surfing beaches and seaside villages full of rich history and a bohemian lifestyle. The Great Ocean Road winds along the rugged south west coast of Victoria and extends all the way from Melbourne to Adelaide.  (Map of the Great Ocean Road)

Great Ocean Road


For those who want to stay within a couple of days of Melbourne, you'll find the classic journey between Torquay in the east to Apollo Bay the most picturesque and enjoyable. With the spectacular nature of the Otway ranges on the one side and the rugged beauty of the Great Southern ocean on the other.  You'll find cliffs and towering rock stacks, lush rain forests, tranquil bays with pristine waters and world class surfing beaches while you discover towns with a rich maritime history, excellent restaurants, funky shops and heritage hotels.

It would be a shame to miss Port Campbell, which boasts one of the Great Ocean Roads most visited natural wonders - The Twelve Apostles. Buffeted by the Southern Ocean's wild seas and fierce winds, this section of rocky coast line has developed spectacular rock stacks and rugged vistas. 

As you continue along the coast you'll enter the region known as The Shipwreck Coast.  Here you'll find historic towns such as Warrnambool, Port Fairy and Portland.  With beautifully preserved heritage buildings, active fishing wharves, and maritime museums that retell the tales of ships that have sank off the rugged shipwreck coast.

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