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How To Take Great Photographs On The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is a dream destination for the keen photographer. It’s a great location for capturing spectacular landscape photos, but for a bit of added interest your photography can also include native wildlife, lighthouses, shipwrecks, and dramatic star-filled night skies. Here are some of our top photography tips: Firstly, if you’re keen to … more

A Different Side of the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is known all over the world for its spectacular coastal scenery, including the iconic Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Arch. It’s also well known for its wild surf beaches, beautiful rainforests and excellent cuisine. But the Great Ocean Road is so much more than that. We always recommend you … more

Ten Things Not To Miss On The Great Ocean Road

One of the biggest myths about the Great Ocean Road is that the only reason for visiting is to see the Twelve Apostles. It’s true that the Twelve Apostles will take your breath away. In fact, no trip to the Great Ocean Road is complete without a visit here. But the truth is, there’s so … more

How To Plan The Perfect Luxury Break

It might be your wedding anniversary or a big birthday celebration soon. Maybe you’re looking for somewhere special to pop the question. Or you might just be looking for somewhere luxurious to spend quality time with your family. Whatever the reason, Alkina Lodge is the ultimate place to relax and indulge yourselves on a luxury … more

What’s Happening This Summer On The Great Ocean Road

If you’re travelling down to see us over the summer, you may be interested in reading more about all the sports, beach, music and food events that will be taking place. And if you don’t yet have plans to visit, maybe one of these events will inspire you to book! Here’s a round-up of some … more

How To Plan The Perfect Road Trip

The Great Ocean Road is well known as one of the most scenic road trips in the world. And driving along the Victorian coastline is one of the best ways to experience its wide open spaces, ocean vistas and beautiful scenery. But to get the most out of this beautiful 234km drive there are a … more

The Seven Best Picnic Spots on the Great Ocean Road

You’ve booked your trip to the Great Ocean Road. You’re now looking forward to a little bit of indulgence, the fresh ocean breeze, some quality time with your family, and some good food and drink. On a warm day we think there’s no better way to experience the region’s beauty than by packing up a … more

Busting the myths about the Great Ocean Road

Everywhere in the world has its own reputation and myths, and sometimes it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. We’ve rounded up some of the most common myths about the Great Ocean Road for you. Here’s the lowdown on what’s true and what’s not. 1. There are only 7 remaining Twelve Apostles – … more

Why You Should Visit The Great Ocean Road This Spring

Spring has arrived on the Great Ocean Road and there’s every reason to feel happy about it! The evenings are getting longer, the temperatures are warming up, flowers are starting to bloom, birds are nesting and the region is sleepily emerging from its winter hibernation. So, it’s time to fling off your layers, get outside, … more

Our Favourite Great Ocean Road Beaches

There are hundreds of beaches along the Great Ocean Road. Some play host to famous Australian icons such as the Twelve Apostles, London Arch and Loch Ard Gorge. But there are so many other beaches that are worth a visit too. Some are great for swimming while some are most definitely not. Some are located … more