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Travel guide Great Ocean Road


The RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride

Contact: 03 8376 8888 or riderservices@bicyclenetwork.com.au
5,000 people will ride 610 kilometres from Mount Gambier to Geelong along the Great Ocean Road on the 2013 RACV Great Victorian Bike ride. The ride is a fully catered, tent-based holiday with extensive backup including bag transport, a licensed cafe, massage, medical team and bike repair facilities. The 2013 event also offers a shorter option, the 3-day RACV Great Vic Getaway from Gellibrand to Geelong. Read more

Walk91
By ATDW Database

Contact: 5237 1189 or info@walk91.com.au
Walking at a pace you choose, with whom you choose, on the date you choose Based in Apollo Bay, on the Great Ocean Road, 'Walk 91' will plan your itinerary for your perfect 'Great Ocean Walk'. The walk is well signposted, so perfect for a self- guided walk. Your safety and comfort is our concern. All walkers are provided with 'Personal Locator Beacons', so that you are never far from help if needed. Our director Mark Kininmonth was a Parks Victoria Ranger, working on the Great Ocean Walk for several years. He knows the area well and will provide you with expert advice during your personal safety briefing, before your walk commences. Walk 91 transfers your heavy bags, so you walk with just a small backpack. Enjoy hiking to your accommodation or campsites, changing locations whilst ... Read more

Surf Coast Walks - Guided Walks
By ATDW Database

Contact: 5263 1528, 1300 526 315 or info@surfcoastwalks.com.au
Discover awe-inspiring coastal scenery along the Great Ocean Road, the crashing Southern Ocean, endless stretches of golden surf beaches, craggy cliffs, and cool rainforest gullies with glistening waterfalls, rock pools, and fascinating native animals. Our guides are highly experienced and qualified to show our special places and interpret the environment. Our approach is to journey in a minimal impact style through this unique environment. We want to showcase this beautiful area whilst ensuring it is protected and preserved. Walkers carry only a day pack. We provide a delicious morning/afternoon tea and lunch and deliver you to your accommodation where you can enjoy a refreshing shower, and relax with a glass of wine and a beautiful meal. We also provide a massage if desired. We offer:... Read more

Port Campbell Touring Company
By ATDW Database

Contact: 5598 6424 or info@portcampbelltouring.com.au
We specialise in "value adding" to the visitor experience along the Shipwreck Coast. We are a small family business based in Port Campbell situated on the Great Ocean Road between Apollo Bay and Warrnambool and consequently, we know this coastline intimately. We offer both scheduled half day and full day tours of Port Campbell National Park and Bay of Islands Coastal Park and Warrnambool, Tower Hill and Timboon in our fourteen seater bus and short walking tours of the Loch Ard area. Our full day tours include the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard (including the Razorback and Island Archway Walks), The Arch, London Bridge, Gibson's Steps Beach, Two Mile Bay, Port Campbell, Peterborough, Warrnambool and Tower Hill where we visit one of Victoria's last active volcanoes and hopefully view koalas... Read more

Go Ride a Wave - Anglesea, Torquay, Ocean Grove and Lorne
By ATDW Database

Contact: 1300 132 441 or info@gorideawave.com.au
Surfing Have you ever wanted to take the plunge into the ocean on a summer's day and try Surfing? Most people's response is that it looks way too hard, but Go Ride a Wave makes it easy and accessible to everyone. Lessons are run mostly at waist deep water, using specially designed soft foam boards and over 80per cent of participants get to stand up (even if only for a short time) in their first lesson. Go Ride a Wave has been teaching Surfing for 20 years and their expert, qualified instructors not only teach you the basics, they make it an experience hard to forget. Full-length wetsuits, boards and instruction for 2 hours are all provided to help you look cool! Classes are run in Anglesea, Torquay, Ocean Grove and Lorne. Sit on Top Kayaks Go Ride a Wave also offers 2 hour fun sessio... Read more

Bothfeet walking tours
By ATDW Database

Contact: 5334 0688, 1300 767 416, 1300 767 419 or info@bothfeet.com.au
Welcome to bothfeet. We offer a range of luxury walking journeys in Victoria, Australia. Immerse yourself in our beautiful landscape, discover the native flora and fauna, and delight in good food, good company and memories that will last a lifetime. Choose from the Great Ocean Walk or Daylesford and Spa Country. On the Great Ocean Walk, stay in our new bothfeet walking lodge- Great Ocean Road: a purpose built sustainable walking lodge exclusively for our walkers. In Daylesford enjoy the delights and surrounds of the Lake House. Our range of 3, 4 or 6 day journeys include: * being accompanied by expert guides * stunning sections of Victoria's coastline * 4 star accommodation * all meals of gourmet local produce * opportunity to see native flora and fauna * lugga... Read more

Blazing Saddles Trail Rides
By ATDW Database

Contact: 5289 7322 or blazing@iprimus.com.au
Blazing Saddles Horse Trail Rides - Great Ocean Road Australia Blazing Saddles offers the best beach and bush rides in Victoria. We have a variety of horses from Arabs, Appaloosas, Stock horses and Clydie cross horses that will suit all types of riders. We are open every day and ride in most weather conditions. No need to worry about helmets, boots and jackets, all you need is a pair of long pants and we supply the rest. Our beginner ride is 1 1/4hrs and has some of the most amazing views along the coast, our 2 1/4hr bush ride is for those who fancy a lot more action, while our beach ride is 2 1/2hrs and is along 5 k's of Fairhaven beach coastline, which is so pristine and we think one of the nicest beaches in Victoria.Our guides are all fantastic and will help you out to make riding a m... Read more

Big Stick Adventures
By ATDW Database

Contact: 5261 9181 or info@bigstickadventures.com
Discover the Real Great Ocean Road! Join the locals for an action-packed experience. We offer standard tours, customised tours and group tours. A large range of activities are also on offer. Our trips are fun and relaxed, with attention to detail and an eye for quality. Your safety is our priority. Our pristine environment is respected. Prepare for an epic adventure taking you 'under the skin' of our awesome playground. Please do not expect to sit in a bus, get out, take some photos and get back in the bus. Sure you'll see the sights, but we want you to discover the real Great Ocean Road. You've come along way to experience this world class destination. Live it! Please visit our website, for full tour and activity details and any specials we have going the moment. O... Read more

Apollo Surf & Kayak / Walk91
By ATDW Database

Contact: 5237 1189 or info@apollobaysurfkayak.com.au
* Surf Lessons * Kayaking to the Seal Colony * Snorkelling Tours * Rafting & Fishing * Surf Board / Body Board, Wetsuit & Beach Hire * Camping & Fishing Hire * Mountain Bike Hire * Camping Hire 'Kids Club' Holiday Programs Including the above plus: * Volley Ball, Soccer, Beach Games etc Group / School Multi Day Camps In ACA accredited accommodation Includes the above plus: * Aboriginal History Tours * Light station Tours * Horse Riding * Rock Pool Rambles * Team Building Corporate Programs WALK 91 - Explore the Great Ocean Walk (tm) We can arrange: Transport to and from different locations of the walk Rental and Transfers of camping gear Experienced tour guides Multi overnight packages providing: Camping, B&B accommodation or both... Read more

Southern Cross Horse Treks
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6556 9604 or info@horsetreks.com.au
Southern Cross Horse Treks specialises in trail riding for the intermediate to advanced rider on Australian-bred Arabian horses. We are situated in the beautiful Lorne Valley and adjacent to the Kerewong State Forest that connects with hundreds of miles of superb forest trails with lookouts that offer spectacular views over rainforest covered mountains and farmland to the Pacific Ocean. We have a variety of riding programs to choose from, ranging from half and full day rides to weekend and week treks.Our guests come from all around the world to experience the Australian bushland on well-trained and cared for horses.With comfortable, quality accommodation and meals awaiting you following a day riding through the magnificent Australian countryside, this is an opportunity not to be missed.Boo... Read more

 
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