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


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Dinosaurs in the Otways

18 Mar - 30 Apr 2014

Cape Otway

Leaellynasaura, this amazing little dinosaur is currently back on her stomping ground. Discovered during digs in in this region during the eighties...

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Fanning, in his quarterfinal against Jordy

Rip Curl Pro

16 - 27 Apr 2014

Bells Beach

Surf's up at Bells Beach every Easter, when the world's top ranked surfers carve up the waves and compete for the most sought after trophy in surfing.

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Ride for Recovery Route

Ride for Recovery

21 - 27 Apr 2014


Are you looking for a challenge? Spending a week with other cycling enthusiasts? Then join the Ride For Recovery over seven days, approximately 1,000...

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Otway Odyssey

Giant Odyssey Mountain Bike Marathon

27 Apr 2014


The Giant Odyssey is the pinnacle mountain bike marathon in Australia with challenging, scenic, fun and flowing mountain bike courses across the...

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Geelong Half Marathon

Geelong Half Marathon

27 Apr 2014

South Geelong

From $30 - $50

The Geelong Half Marathon is run over a scenic course on the pathways bordering the Barwon River in Geelong. The race is held on the 27th April,...

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Warrnambool May Racing Carnival

Warrnambool May Racing Carnival

29 Apr - 1 May 2014


The Warrnambool Racing Club is the home of the internationally acclaimed Wheelie Waste Grand Annual Steeplechase. The Warrnambool Racing Club...

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Victorian Longboard Titles

Be The Influence Victorian Longboard Titles - Round One

3 - 4 May 2014

Ocean Grove

The 2014 Be The Influence Victorian Longboard titles presented by HIF showcases the best Longboard talent from around the state. There will be...

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Progressive Farmers Market

Progressive Farmers Market at Timboon Distillery

11 May 2014


Every second Sunday of the month, the Progressive Farmers Markets is set up in the rustic rural towns of Cobden, Timboon or Simpson. Timboon markets...

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Victorian Longboard Titles

Be The Influence Victorian Longboard Titles - Round Two

17 - 18 May 2014


Come down to Point Impossible for a day of Long boarding as Round two of the Be The Influence Victorian Longboard Titles takes over the beach....

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Great Ocean Road Marathon – Kids Gallop

17 May 2014

Apollo Bay

From $20 - $20

Part of Australia's most stunning marathon, the Great Ocean Road Marathon, is the Kid's Gallop, a 1. 5km run open to all children under the age of 13...

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Aussie Rules


Great Ocean Road