International Airshow, Avalon, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
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Events

From world-class surfing and ocean swims to folk music and wine, the Great Ocean Road region hosts a diverse range of festivals and events.

On the peninsula
In Geelong see stunning aerobatics at the Australian International Airshow or watch colourful spinnakers fly on Corio Bay in Geelong during the Festival of Sails – Australia's largest regatta. On the Bellarine Peninsula take in the best in Australian blues, rock, pop, funk and jazz music at the Queenscliff Music Festival in November.

Water world
Bells Beach is home to the Rip Curl Pro, the world's longest running professional surfing event and one of the most sought after titles on the World Championship Tour. Not content being a spectator? Get amongst the 4,000 people taking part in the Lorne Pier to Pub, the world's largest open water swim, or test your stamina on the gruelling Surf Coast Century course.

Feel the beat
Get musical in March and attend the Port Fairy Folk Festival with international and national artists performing in a four-day celebration of folk, blues, jazz and country music, alternatively check out the smaller, more intimate Apollo Bay Music Festival.

Highlights

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

16 Dec 2014 - 1 Mar 2015

Geelong

Take a look at the world's most amazing wildlife photography, in Geelong until 1 March.

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Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

31 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

Geelong

See Australia's Cadel Evans in full flight and take in spectacular coastal scenery on this elite one day cycle race. Leave early to grab a good spot.

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Koala

Conserving Koala habitats in the Great Otway National Park

4 - 13 Feb 2015

Cape Otway

From $3,095 - $3,095

In the Great Otway National Park, the koala population have been increasing and destroying the native tree species. Earthwatch Australia is an...

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Great Ocean rd cycle

Great Ocean Road cycle

8 - 10 Feb 2015

Geelong

The Great Ocean Road cycle is an annual cycle tour that begins in Geelong Victoria and ends in Warrnambool. The Great Ocean Road is world renown for...

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Some of the state reps for the Aust  Dog of the Year

Commonwealth Championship Sheepdog Trials

9 - 15 Feb 2015

Port Fairy

The Commonwealth Championship Sheepdog Trials will be held from 10th - 16th February 2014. These trials are open to all registered sheep dog workers...

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The Great Eastern Beach Paddle

The Great Eastern Beach Paddle

15 Feb 2015

Geelong

From $20 - $45

Eastern Beach is the jewel of Geelong's magnificent waterfront. With its popular swimming spots, lush grass and children's playground it is the...

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All Ford Day

All Ford Day - Geelong

15 Feb 2015

Waurn Ponds

From $5 - $22

Come down to Deakin University for the largest display of Ford vehicles anywhere in Australia. The day will include: - Over 1,000 Ford vehicles on...

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Vue Grand Hotel, Queenscliff

Grand Afternoon Tea at the Vue Grand

15 Feb 2015

Queenscliff

From $65 - $65

It is said that class and style are things to be savoured, enjoyed and never rushed, so why not savour and enjoy your afternoon amongst the majestic...

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2015 Festival of Glass

2015 Festival of Glass

15 Feb 2015

Drysdale

At the heart of the 2015 Festival of Glass is a glass Expo that features stalls from more than 50 local and interstate exhibitors, demonstrations of...

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For Five. A Gala for five year olds with Julia Donaldson in Geelong.

For Five. A Gala for five year olds with Julia Donaldson in Geelong.

18 Feb 2015

Geelong West

From $5 - $20

The Wheeler Centre has invited children's author and entertainer Julia Donaldson, creator of The Gruffalo, to take young readers on a musical and...

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