Great Ocean Road

The Ultimate Guide

The quintessential Australian road trip.


Covering 243 kilometres of Victorian coast, the Great Ocean Road is one of the world's largest war memorials and arguably, the most picturesque.

It was built by returned World War II veterans as a dedication to their fallen comrades and has since grown to become one of the most iconic road trips in the nation.

Stretching from Torquay to Allansford, the drive steers alongside sheer cliff faces and through charming coastal towns. Its more notable sights include the Twelve Apostles, which are limestone stacks that emerge strikingly from the ocean, and Cape Otway Lighthouse, which is the oldest working lighthouse in Australia.

The Great Ocean Road is popularly accessed from Melbourne and can be driven in a day, or over several for a more immersive experience.

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2-day Great Ocean Road tour from $199

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Valid on Father's day and until 17 December 2017. T&C's apply.

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Up to 20% off select Australia tours

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Valid select dates 24 October 2017 to 18 December 2017. Destinations include the Red Centre, Uluru, Tropical North Queensland, Great Ocean Road and along the east coast.

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Up to 72% off P&O Cruises Valid on select cruises in Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific Islands including Fiji, New Caledonia. Sample discounts include 72% off a 3-night cruise from Brisbane, 85% off a 2-night cruise from Sydney to Melbourne and 56% off a 10-night South Pacific cruise from Sydney.

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Up to 20% off Swiss Belsuites Victoria Park, Auckland

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Valid for stays until 30 September 2017 in Swiss Belsuites Victoria Park Auckland, New Zealand. T&C's apply.

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Hong Kong one-day tour from $21 Valid on select dates. This is a 6-hour private tour. Destinations include seafood market in North Point, Ladies Market and Man's Market in Mongkok, Victoria Harbour and more.

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