Explore Our Backyard
Explore our backyard with local Deans Marsh Creatives and uncover this local community’s artistic side. Or take the leap for an early ocean swim with the Wednesday Ocean Waders in Torquay.
Hit the trails in our backyard with Jake from Bike Matters, run the Surf Coast Walk with Adam from Happy Runner and uncover Angair’s favourite wildflowers and orchids displays.
Explore all things water in our backyard, from the Barwon River to waterfalls and the famous Bells Beach.
It’s not just the places that inspire locals, but also the events at these places.
The place to immerse yourself in all things surf
Every day is time to play
A gorgeous coastal hamlet where the familiar curves of the Great Ocean Road begin
Set along the picturesque Louttit Bay, the quintessential holiday retreat
Discover the tranquility and abundant landscape inland
Take a trip down our spectacular coastline and give your senses a jolt. These are some of our favourite spots to take in the colours of Surf Coast.
The Surf Coast is more than surfing with fish and chips for lunch, it’s a foodies dream. Surprise your taste buds on the Surf Coast.
Down by the beach, we’re blessed with a glorious real-life playlist. It features the sounds of laughing families, the clink of wine glasses and the warm melodies of live music washing over us.
This beautiful stretch of coast is a playground for outdoor adventurers of all ages. Surf, ride, paddle and hike the Surf Coast.
Surf, fun, sand, adventure and spectacular scenery is a winning combo that ranks Victoria’s Surf Coast as a top holiday destination. Enjoy meeting the locals, kick off your shoes and soak up the ambiance of your coastal visit.
Begin your day of colours by exploring the markets for local produce, art, homewares, furniture and plants, or the array of shopping within reach.
Start your day with the sounds of nature and finish with some live music. ome live music. There’s always something happening on the Surf Coast.
From a local beer to fine dining, it's all here on the Surf Coast.
It doesn’t matter if you paddle, stroll, hike, ride, jump, play, swim, surf or SUP – Surf Coast has a place and sense of fun for everyone.
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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.