Looking for inspiration for your next trip to Lorne? We’ve rounded up some suggestions for all sorts of activities – from high-adrenaline adventures in the Otways to winery tours. Enjoy!
Live Wire Park
Unplug, recharge and set your senses alight with the beauty of the Great Ocean Road whilst zip lining, roller coasting, climbing, exploring and wandering through this world class adventure experience. Live Wire Park is home to the Shockwave Zip Coaster, Australia’s most extreme zip line. Book online www.livewirepark.com.au
Otway Winery Tours
Take a tour to local wineries/brewery and the chocolaterie around Deans Marsh and Forrest regions in a comfortable 12 seater bus. Starting in Lorne, the tour runs from 10am-5pm on weekends. Guests will enjoy free tastings and lunch, as well as live music on Sundays. A free chocolate tastings is also included. Ph: 0438 743120 or book online at www.otwaywinerytours.com.au.
Cape Otway Lightstation
Climb to the top of the lighthouse for stunning views any day from 9am-5pm. Visit the old Telegraph Station and Keepers Cottages, also. Book online at www.lightstation.com or call 03 5237 9240. Discounted tickets available from the Lorne Visitor Centre
Go Ride a Wave
Go Ride a Wave is Australia’s favourite surf school. A long serving surf school in Lorne, Go Ride a Wave offers daily learn to surf classes. Book online at www.gorideawave.com.au or call 1300 132 441.
Great Ocean Road Heritage Centre
A purpose built exhibition space that tells the story of the Great Ocean Road, which was built as a memorial to the lost lives and sacrifices of Australian diggers in World War One. Open every day 9am-5pm, at the Lorne Visitor Centre.
Great Ocean Road Adventure Tours
GORATS hire out surf gear, canoes and bikes. They also operate tours for groups only. Book online at www.gorats.com.au or call 0417 576 973.
Otway Fly Tree Top Adventures
Enjoy a 600m treetop walk through a beautiful temperate rainforest or experience the Zip Line Tour. Zip line Tour must be pre-booked online at www.otwayfly.com.au or call 1800 300 477. Discounted tickets from Lorne Visitor Centre.
Southern Exposure Eco Adventures
Experience an adventure sport – from surfing, mountain biking, sea kayaking, dragon boats, fitness courses and much more. Caters for large groups and individuals. Book online at www.southernexposure.com.au or call 03 5261 9170.
Split Point Lighthouse
Famous for the filming of “Round The Twist” and some of the best views on the coast, the fascinating history of the Lighthouse can be experienced daily, with set times for tours. Book online at www.splitpointlighthouse.com.au or call 1800 174 045. It is managed by Eco Logic Education & Environmental Services which provides activities including activities rock pool rambles, ocean snorkel tours, guided walks and specialised environmental talks. Book online at www.ecologic.net.au
Lorne Historical Society
Experience local history through exhibitions every Friday and Sunday from 10am-12pm. Located within the Lorne Community House across from the Lorne Visitor Centre. Gold coin donation. www.lornehistoricalsociety.org.au.