Things to do in Lorne

Chasing waves, wines or waterfalls? You can do it all in the surfing coastal town of Lorne. A magnificent and lush region in Victoria’s southwest. Lorne has an abundance of fabulous activities for any type of traveller to enjoy. Only a 2-hour drive from Melbourne.

A worthy stop on any trip along the Great Ocean Road. You can pass through or settle in for a night or two. Art lovers will appreciate the scene here, with galleries and sculpture parks to explore.

Live Wire Park – Zip line, climb and explore this action-packed adventure park.

Chase waterfalls – with 10 waterfalls within 10km, you are spoilt with multiple hikes through lush forest

Catch a wave – the ocean is calling at one of Victoria’s best surf beaches.

Split Point Lighthouse – anyone who watched ‘Round the Twist’ growing up will recognise this almost immediately. Apart from being an Australia TV Icon, there is a rich history to this lighthouse.

Wine and dine – at one of the many bars, cafes or restaurants found throughout Lorne. Tasty local produce means you’re bound to have a meal you’ll remember.

A spot of shopping – at one of the many charming stores in Lorne. Ranging from homewares, gifting, fashion and essentials, there is bound to be something that catches your eye.

Nearby attractions:

Wye River – a much quieter area to relax. Enjoy a meal or a drink at the pub which boats spectacular ocean and river views.

Memorial Arch – no trip down the Great Ocean Road would be complete without a photo of this arch. A monument to the WW1 soldiers who built the road after returning home from war.

Airey’s Inlet – another charming town to pop into and stroll around as you make your way along the beautiful stretch of road in Victoria’s southwest.

Devil’s Elbow – it’s not surprising that this area is filled with photo opportunities. Devil’s Elbow is just another spot to stop and be blown away by the cliffs faces and vast ocean that greets you from the lookout.

Lorne Map