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Family activities

Drive through the Great Ocean Road region with the kids and find a range of fun activities, both indoors and out. With an abundance of spectacular natural attractions, vivid local histories and adventure playgrounds to explore, you'll be sure to find something to keep the little 'uns happy and entertained. And that means more time for you to put your feet up.

Fairies and fun lovers
Waterslides, magic castles, trampolines and mazes – there's no end of fun to be had for kids and grownups alike. Spend a day reliving the legends of old amid the castles and gardens of Fairy Park. Hit the slides and go karts or have a shot at archery at Adventure Park in Wallington. Want more? Bounce the day away at the Geelong's bungy trampoline or get on board the Portarlington mini railway. 

Maritime mysteries
From Geelong to Warrnambool, the history of the Great Ocean Road is alive with tales of terrible shipwrecks, colonial struggles and maritime mysteries. Learn about the region's colourful heritage at lighthouses and museums across the region. Visit the Flagstaff Maritime Village along the famous shipwreck coast, look out over the raging Southern Ocean from the Cape Otway Lightstation, and take a tour of the South Channel Fort in Port Phillip Bay.

Nature's way
The best way to see the region's abundant marine life is to get out on the water. Join a tour and see dolphins at play, seals lazing about on the coast and local birdlife up close. Come between June and October and watch out along the coast for southern right whales and blue whales. For a bird's eye of view of the mighty Otway National Park, make the trip through temperate rainforest and climb the steps of the Otway Fly.

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Kids Run Amuk

Kids Run A Muk


From $6.50 - $8.50

Finally, a venue where you can really let your Kids Run A Muk! Best of all, their in-house café offers freshly ground coffee, fresh hot and cold...

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Old Geelong Gaol

Old Geelong Gaol


From $5 - $22

The Old Geelong Gaol museum has a great variety of displays that tell the history of the gaol and visitors get hands on experience of the harsh...

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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village


From $6.50 - $26

Step back in time to Victoria's treacherous southern coast as it was in the 19th century, when 160 ships were lost at sea, in this recreated village.

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Red-necked Wallaby

Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park


From $8 - $40

The Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park offers a unique opportunity to experience Australian wildlife in an interactive and natural way. Take the time to...

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A Maze'n Games aerial view

A Maze'n Games on Bellarine


A Maze 'n Games offers fun activities for the whole family to stimulate your relaxation. Lose yourself or the kids in one of Australia's largest...

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Apollo Bay Cinema

Apollo Bay Cinema

Apollo Bay

Situated on Mechanics Hill on the Great Ocean Road in Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay Cinema plays the latest release movies. Operating during School...

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Checking out vintage surfboards along the boardwalk

Surfworld Museum Torquay


From $8 - $30

The Surfworld Museum Torquay celebrates the history of surfing in Australia. It tells the story of this countries rich beach culture and surfing...

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Portarlington Miniature Railway

Portarlington Miniature Railway


The Portarlington Miniature Railway is located in the Rotary Children's Park at the northern (bay) end of Point Richards Road, Portarlington. It is...

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Marine Discovery Centre

Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre


The Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre (MFDC) is part of Fisheries Victoria, it promotes sustainability and conservation by increasing awareness...

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Cape Otway Lightstation

Cape Otway Lightstation

Cape Otway

From $7.50 - $46.50

Climb to the top of mainland Australia's oldest lighthouse, Cape Otway Lightstation, 90 metres above the wild Southern Ocean, and see why many tragic...

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