The Great Ocean Road is recognised as one of the world’s most scenic drives. From the regional city of Geelong, past Warrnambool to the South Australian border and inland to Colac.
There is an abundance of quality conferencing venues and unique attractions offered in this region - Geelong features the region’s largest conference centre; not far from Geelong is the Bellarine peninsula a popular conference destination offering incredible views over the bay, fresh seafood; including the regions famous abalone, muscles and the delicious Bellarine taste trail. Torquay, Australia’s surf capital, boasts two international standard conference resorts and further down the coast is Lorne, home to Cumberland Lorne Resort and Mantra Erskine Beach Resort.
The region is easily accessible from Melbourne, and Avalon, Victoria’s second airport, is only 15 minutes from Geelong with Melbourne airport only an hour away. Both have regular regional shuttle services that make access for interstate guests a breeze. Choosing to hold your conference at a venue in the Great Ocean Road region opens up a vast array of leisure opportunities; enjoy a bird’s eye view from a helicopter of the majestic Twelve Apostles or experience an exhilarating car rally along the twists and turns of the Great Ocean Road.
A spot of whale-watching off the coast of Warrnambool will thrill even the most jaded corporate warrior and a stroll along the Otway Fly Treetop Walk will allow your delegates to experience the natural wonders and delights of this beautiful part of Victoria. Not to mention world-standard golf courses, award-winning wineries, beautiful bays and beaches, tranquil bush and lush rainforests plus much more.