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Get Ready For The Surf Coast Century!

Looking for pre-training ideas before tackling the Surf Coast Century? Or perhaps a post event outdoor activity? Check out Explore Surf Coast’s outdoor highlights below.

We are excited to again host the Surf Coast Century in our region on Saturday, December 4, after a two year COVID related hiatus.

This event offers options for a spectacular 50 kilometre or 100 kilometre ultra-marathon showcasing the best of the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road region. Push yourself to the limits and along a course that features magnificent ocean vistas, towering limestone and sandstone cliffs, long stretching sandy beaches, wildflower displays and native wildlife.

The 100 kilometre course takes runners through the key highlights of the Surf Coast, from Anglesea to Torquay before heading back to Aireys Inlet. Ticking off hinterland trails, clifftop tracks and the popular Point Roadknight Beach. Get the latest event information on the The Surf Coast Century with Surf Coast Events.

Make the most of your outdoor adventures and check out these Surf Coast highlights;

1. Lorne's Walks and Waterfalls

Discover the seaside town of Lorne and it’s spectacular 10 waterfalls within 10 kilometres, showcasing a variety of waterfalls and tracks for all hiking abilities. Looking to get some pre-training in before the Surf Coast Century? Why not tackle the strenuous 7.5 kilometre Erskine Falls Walk with water crossings, rocky paths and some steep sections. Find out more information on Lorne’s Walks and Waterfalls here.

2. Surf Coast Walk

Continue your outdoor adventure and complete the 44 kilometre stretch of the entire Surf Coast Walk. Beginning in Torquay, this coastal walk passes through Point Addis Marina National Park, the famous Bells Beach, Anglesea Heath and Split Point Lighthouse.

This walk is divided into 12 sections that can be accessed from different locations across the coast. Find out more information on the Surf Coast Walk here.

3. Trail Bike Riding

Explore what makes Anglesea a popular choice for biking enthusiast with the numerous mountain bike trails surrounding the Anglesea Heath and Park’s Victoria’s Eumeralla Trails. There’s a variety of tracks for all ages and abilities.

If that’s not enough, head over to the Anglesea Bike Park with 400 metres of mountain cross jumps and tracks that will certainly impress.

 

 

Accommodation Nearby

Things To Do Nearby

Places To Eat & Drink

The Coast

Anglesea

Great Ocean Road Bakery

Lorne

Bob Sugar

Torquay

Winchelsea Hotel

Winchelsea

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.