Located along the famous Great Ocean Road scenic route is one of the more popular holiday spots, Apollo Bay. Fringed by crystal blue swimming waters and surrounded by lush National Parks and attractions, you can easily spend a few days or more soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying the array of activities and attractions that Apollo Bay boasts.
Apollo Bay, Victoria, really is the perfect place for your seaside escape where you can get away from it all and just unwind in true luxury. Imagine sitting on your private balcony every morning and gazing out to stunning ocean views as you plan your adventurous day filled with thrills, spills and plenty of fun. It is a holiday destination for all ages whether you are getting away with the family, with your loved one or planning a trip with friends. There is something for everyone in Apollo Bay!
The rolling green hills of the Otway Ranges are always a haven for fun, with hiking, bushwalking, horse riding and four wheel driving being just some of the activities that you can look forward to while you are here. You might like to take a walk to one of the waterfalls in the area for a picnic and a day of fun or walk to one of Australia's oldest lighthouses. You can go exploring until your heart is content, do some bird watching, wildlife spotting or even take a mountain bike tour through the ranges. For those of you who want to take to the skies you can always get a bird's eye view from up above in a scenic flight as you take in awesome sights like the rugged coastline, parks and rainforests for an hour or two.
Apollo Bay is famous for its waters so you can spend as much time as you like above or below while you are holidaying here. From scuba diving trips, to snorkelling and deep sea fishing, there are some great tours that you can join. Fishing is one of the main industries for Apollo Bay so where every you go for lunch or dinner you can be assured that you will have every opportunity to sample some of the finest seafood around and while you dine you can admire breathtaking views and follow it up by a stroll down one of the streets.
The streets of Apollo Bay is where you will find art galleries, gift stores, boutiques, eateries, tea houses and markets that are a great way to spend some time. The Saturday markets held along the foreshore are always a must where the locals bring out their arts and crafts and local produce for you to buy. Apollo Bay isn't where you will find noisy traffic congestions and the hustle and bustle of the big cities, but a place where time just seems to stand still!
Organise your trip around one of the many events that Apollo Bay holds each year such as the Apollo Bay Show & Food and Wine Festival in January or the Otway Odyssey Mountain Bike Event in February. For all you sports junkies there is the Great Ocean Sports Festival or for lovers of music why not visit Apollo Bay in March for the music festival.
With a range of accommodation, attractions and activities you will immediately fall in love with Apollo Bay for its simplistic nature yet vibrant atmosphere that is easily soaked up. The locals are welcoming and you will have a holiday to remember!