Explore

A short drive to the Otway National Park and an ideal base to visit the world-renowned 12 Apostles.

Locally you can access local breweries, wineries and restaurants. The ever-growing diversity of the Otway Ranges and surrounds are just waiting to be explored.

With activities such as bushwalking, cycling, mountain biking within easy reach, and the Great Ocean Road on your doorstep you will not be disappointed.

Wildlife

Bird Life

A bird watchers paradise native species are abundant even just from your balcony

Whales

From May to October Southern Right Whales can be seen along the Great Ocean Road, sometimes approaching within 100 metres to shore providing hours of entertainment.

Wildlife

Home to many favourite locals including kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, platypus, koalas, glow worms, birds, seals and penguins

Outdoor Activites

Cycling

The Otways has some of the best gravel grinding roads around. A wonderful way to explore the area.
If your more into Mountain biking, Forrest is a short drive. with a whole network of trails .

Great Ocean Road Walk

Apollo Bay marks the beginning of the Great Ocean Walk. The Great Ocean Walk shadows the iconic Great Ocean Road. Every day is different as those stunning coastal landscapes you see

Surfing

The coastal area around Apollo Bay puts on an endless number of beach, reef and point breaks suitable for beginner through to expert surfers. Typically, they are right hand breaks, performing best with south/east swell and north/west winds, however, there are exceptions to these rules spotted around.

Nature and Waterfalls

Redwood

This large natural landscape is the central point of the Otways most beautiful waterfalls and the redwoods of Beech Forest. .

Waterfalls

Otway national park waterfalls are beautiful and abundant. Plan your trip to get the most out them

12 Apostles

A must see, The Twelve Apostles is a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australi

Eating Out

Apollo Bay Seafood Co-op

The Apollo Bay Fishermen's Coop is the home of Southern Rock Lobster and Bass Strait flake. It is situated on the harbour - the only place on the Great Ocean Road still bringing in fish caught fresh from the sea.

Dar Teta - Forrest

Serving Authentic Mediterranean food ,Mainly Palestinian . Go hungry !

Apollo Bay Distillery

The pizzas go with the seasons! We believe that seasonality is the key ingredient in achieving flavoursome and balanced pizza. As such, our wood fired pizza menus are made with the finest seasonal produce available in our beautiful region, the Great Ocean Road and Otways.