Point Roadknight, Anglesea on the Great Ocean Road
Point Roadknight, Anglesea on the Great Ocean Road
  Aerial photo of Lorne
Aerial photo of Lorne a major tourist attraction on the Great Ocean Road


 Lorne at sunset on the Great Ocean Road
Lorne a popular place to stay while touring on the Great Ocean Road


  The Lighthouse at Airey's Inlet on the Great Ocean Road
The Lighthouse at Airey's Inlet on the Great Ocean Road
The coast road at Fairhaven between Angelsea and Lorne on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria.
The coast road at Fairhaven between Angelsea and Lorne on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria.
  A great photo of the 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road
A great photo of the 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road


An aerial photo of the Great Ocean Road
An aerial photo of the Great Ocean Road between Lorne and Apollo Bay
  The countryside behind Lorne near Erskine Falls.
The countryside behind Lorne near Erskine Falls.


Bells Beach host to the World Easter Surf titles
Bells Beach host to the World Easter Surf titles.


  The winding road near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road
The winding road near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road.
The 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road
The 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road
  Bell's Beach on the Great Ocean Road
A view of the famous Bell's Beach on the Great Ocean Road


The Ocean near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road

  The Ocean near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road .
London Bridge on the Great Ocean Road .


One of the beaches near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road
One of the beaches near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road


  Erskine Falls  near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road.


 
Queenscliffe Music Festival 2015


Venue: Queenscliffe
Date: 27-28-29 Nov 2015

Acts already announced include The Triffids & Friends, Eskimo Joe, Gypsy & The Cat, The Cruel Sea, The Herd, Kimbra, The Beautiful Girls, The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker, Oh Mercy, The Bamboos with Kylie Auldist, No Fixed Address, Vince Jones, Wagons, Christine Anu, Stonefield. Pseudo Echo
 
 

Information on The Great Ocean Road for tourist's.



Below is information for tourists covering events, where to go and what to do on Victoria's Great Ocean Road.

The Great Ocean Road hugs Victoria's magic south-west coast, following the coastline for 300 km from Torquay to Warrnambool.

The views from the Great Ocean Road are breathtaking and a must for tourists to see on a visit to Victoria.

The scenery changes so dramatically that there are three identifiable sections to the road - the Surf Coast, the Otway Ranges and the Shipwreck Coast.
Erskine Falls near Lorne
Erskine Falls near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road is a magical journey and it takes you along cliff edges, around hilly slopes, down onto the edge of beaches, across river estuaries and up to breathtaking headlands.

Along this section of the coast are many fantastic and popular surf spots and excellent picnic areas for the tourist or just the family sightseeing.

 
Surfing off the rocks at Kennet River on The Great Ocean Road

Tourist destinations and things to do on The Great Ocean Road.



The Great Ocean Road is one of the most scenic coastline drives in the world and this area is well known as a major tourist attraction. Victoria's Great Ocean Road is world famous as a tourist destination in Victoria and there are plenty of activities and things to do for tourists, sightseeing, surfing, camping and there are so many places to have spend you holiday or just enjoy a scenic day trip. When you do make the journey to visit one of the many tourist sights on the Great Ocean Road do not forget to take your camera along.

Some of the better known tourist destinations on The Great Ocean Road are Angelsea, Point Roadnight, Airey's Inlet, Lorne, Wye River, Kennett River and Apollo Bay.

On the drive beyond Anglesea, the Great Ocean Road leaves the coast and winds its way into the Otway Ranges and the scenery is the talk of anyone has taken the journey.

The Otway Ranges are well known for their cool fern gullies, rushing streams, magnificent waterfalls and rainforest, you can enjoy close contact with the local flora and fauna - even watch the famous glow-worms at Melba Gully.

The 'Otway Fly' which is a suspended walkway 45 metres (approx. 130 feet) above the ground is proving a huge tourist attraction.

Around Lorne are many forest walks which visit impressive waterfalls. Erskine Falls is a 15 minute drive inland from Lorne.

Kennett River is a popular spot for koala spotting and a very popular spot for surfing and on any day in summer there are always surfers out riding the waves.

Further along the Great Ocean Road between Apollo Bay and Gellibrand Lower, the road passes through the Great Otway National Park, which includes some of the last surviving temperate rain forests in the south of Australia. A walk at Mait's rest, located directly on the Great Ocean Road, offers the opportunity to view spectacular tree fern and Myrtle Beech trees.

After Lavers Hill is Melba Gully which includes a 40 minute walk through tree ferns, Myrtle Beech, Australian Blackwood, a giant Otway Messmate, and beautiful river cascades. If you return at night with a search light you will see millions of glowworms known as Arachnocampa.
 

Information on the history on Victoria's Great Ocean Road.

The history of the Victoria's Great Ocean Road is as interesting as the Great ocean Road is a sightseeing dream. Work on the Great Ocean Road commenced in 1919 and completed in 1932, the Great Ocean Road was dedicated to the memory of all those who fought in the First World War and was actually built by returned servicemen using only picks and shovels.
 
 
 
 
Angair Wildflower and Art Show

Anglesea and the surrounding areas have an amazing number of orchids and other wildflowers that grow throughout the area and attract both locals and visitors alike to come and enjoy their beauty.

A very popular attraction for the tourist , locals and visitors is the Angelsea Angair Wildflower and Art Show:

Venue: Anglesea - Memorial Hall McMillan St
date: 20 - 20 Sep 2016
Phone: 03 5263 1085

The Show attracts visitors from all over Australia as the Anglesea heathlands are of international significance.

What you can expect if you attend the Angair Wildflower and Art Show: * Free guided wildflower bus tours and walks
* Local wildflower and fauna displays
* Orchids of the Anglesea/ Aireys Inlet Region

Opening Hours:
Saturday and Sunday
10:00am 4:00pm
Entry price:
Adult:
(Sat) - (Sun) $4.00 $4.00
Pensioners/Students:
(Sun) $2.00 $2.00
Children 12yrs and under FREE.
 
Port Fairy Spring Music Festival
Venue: Port Fairy
Date: 9 11 October 2015.

The Port Fairy Spring Music Festival was created in 1990 by the late British/ Australian composer Michael Easton ARAM and the pianist Len Vorster and has been staged as an annual regional music festival since then.
The current Festival Director is Anna Goldsworthy, the distinguished Australian pianist and writer.
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