The Perfect Holiday Itinerary

The Perfect Holiday Itinerary

The holiday season has arrived on the Surf Coast! Start planning with an abundance of walks and waterfalls, family friendly activities, cafe, restaurants and adventure activities to make this the best holiday season yet.

Put pen to paper and let’s start planning out these holidays.

Explore these Itinerary Highlights

  1. The Torquay Cowrie Market is found on the Esplanade selling plants, local produce, craft and live music with plenty of food options for breakfast, brunch or lunch!
  2. Robertson’s Farmgate is a treasure trove of gifts, flowers, homewares and special occasion items on the Surf Coast Hwy, just look for the flag at the front for entry.
  3. Don’t miss Poppy’s Nursery and Cafe just off the Great Ocean Road in Anglesea. In this hidden gem you’ll find loads of local gifts, produce store, cafe and nursery. Make sure to stop by Great Ocean Road Wholefoods next door for a healthy snack or restock with bulk pantry essentials.|
  4. Looking for a sweet treat, head to Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery in Bellbrae. Watch the masters at work, indulge in a chocolate loaded creation from the cafe or cool off with an ice cream on the green. Share the fun with edible souvenirs for family and friends.
  5. At Surf Coast Strawberry Fields pick your own delicious strawberries, only 10 minutes from Torquay towards Geelong on the Surf Coast Hwy. After filling up don’t forget to grab some homemade jam on your way out!
  6. Just past Torquay is Bellbrae Art and Garden located on the famous Great Ocean Road. Stop by for a bite at Bowside cafe, explore the garden gift shop with garden ornaments and pots and homewares. Within the property is the Salt and Pepper Gallery for a unique piece of art from a coastal artist.

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