Attractions

Explore the Many Great Ocean Road Attractions

The Great Ocean Road is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Victoria, offering visitors the opportunity to explore the many natural and manmade wonders in the vicinity. Browse our page to learn more about the many Great Ocean Road attractions at your disposal while staying at Reef View Apartments. 

Waterfalls

The Apollo Bay area is within reach of many exquisite waterfalls, most of which can be accessed easily by foot. Beauchamp Falls is great for a short walk through ash forests, complete with large falls crashing over a ledge and into a pool below. For something more strenuous, try the 90-minute return walk to the Cora Lynn Cascades, or challenge yourself to the four-hour return trip to the Currawong Falls, which are particularly impressive during spring and winter. Don't miss the Triplet Falls, which get their name due to their composition of three broad cascades nestled among Myrtle Beech trees.

Marengo Reefs Marine Sanctuary

Just off the Great Ocean Road is the Marengo Reefs Marine Sanctuary which serves to protect 12 hectares of ocean water. Little Henty Reef and all that it contains is looked after by the sanctuary, with plenty of sea life living beneath the surface. Scuba dive or snorkel in the sanctuary and discover sea snails, abalone and tubeworms, with Bull Kelp forests and seaweed gardens lying in the deeper waters. Soft corals, sponge gardens and sea urchins also cohabit here, as do Australian fur seas, wrasse and Zebra Fish. You can also surf and kayak around the sanctuary, giving you another opportunity to see all this area has to offer. 

Great Otway National Park

The Great Otway National Park features some of the most beautiful natural landscapes anywhere in Victoria. Discover beaches, rock platforms and wild forests, plus lakes and waterfalls that will entice you to swim regardless of the season. Walk up to The Gables lookout, which is an easy stroll from the main car park. Look over the ocean and around Moonlight Head in what is one of the highest sea cliff areas in mainland Australia.

The Melba Gully is also worth exploring, as it's one of the wettest places in the state. It features a dense rainforest, plenty of plant growth including ferns and mosses and stunning glowworms that illuminate the darkness during evening walks. The gully also features a picnic area complete with a gas barbecue and picnic tables.

Apollo Bay Seafood Festival

The Apollo Bay Seafood Festival takes place in February of every year, providing an excellent event for seafood lovers to gather and celebrate all things Apollo Bay. The day out is free and family-friendly, featuring cooking demonstrations, live music, a farmer's market offering some of the freshest local produce around, and plenty of entertainment in the form of roving performers. You can also expect to taste wine, beer and lots of seafood.

Activities 

There are so many things to do on a holiday in Apollo Bay and its surrounds – from swimming at the local beach and dining out, to kite surfing and paragliding. You will never be short of a way to be entertained, be it inside this holiday accommodation or outside. Some great activities include: 
  • The Saturday Market
  • The Great Ocean Walk
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Shipwreck Discovery 
  • Golf

For more great activity ideas and guided tours follow the links below.

Call us today on 0419 533 681 to book your Great Ocean Road holiday.
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