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|Historic Grave - approximately 5 kilometers east of Wye River, is a memorial to several seamen who drowned trying to salvage the cargo from the ill fated W. B. Godfrey which was wrecked there in 1891.|
The story of the Godfrey is on the display board in front of the lookout just past the grave.
|Stroll the fascinating main street (Mountjoy Parade) visit the boutiques, speciality shops and galleries. Take in the cosmopolitan ambience from the many cafes, restaurants and take-aways catering for all tastes and budgets.|
|P.O. Box 142 Lorne VIC 3232|
Lorne Pier to Pub Ocean Water Swim January Each Year is the largest open water swim in the world with some 4000 competitors swimming the 1.2 kilometres from the Lorne pier to the Lorne Foreshore on Mountjoy Parade.
Information: Lorne Surf Life Saving Club Inc
|Cliff Walk & Lorne Pier Walk across Lorne’s historic swing bridge and around Loutit Bay. Admire the coastal views from the Lorne Pier|
|Very popular near Lorne Point opposite Surf Life Saving Club. On the western side at Vera Lynn and off Saint Georges River. Also popular between Lorne and Apollo Bay at Cumberland River, Wye River, Skenes Creek and Kennett River.|
|Louttit Bay helps makes Lorne so attractive to holiday makers. This excellent family beach patrolled during main holiday periods runs the whole length of Mountjoy Parade (main street) and is a haven for all types of water sports. Originally Lorne was known as Louttit Bay after Captain Louttit the skipper of a local ketch named Apollo. (Apollo Bay) It was renamed Lorne after the Marquis of Lorne, in 1870.|
|Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC 3232|
There is always something going on. Learn to Surf with Go Ride a Wave everything is supplied. Trampolines are great fun as is the mini golf, swimming pool and skate park. For further details contact the Information Centre.
|Enjoy a movie at Lorne's historic Theatre in Mountjoy Parade.|
Special screen times during main holiday periods.
|Enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of the Great Ocean Road and coastline from Teddy's Lookout located at the end of George Street a few kms from town centre. There is also a 1.5 kilometre circuit to three lookouts.|
|Erskine Falls 10kms from Lorne following Williams Street which runs into Erskine Falls Road is one of the most visited falls in The Great Otway National Park. Short walk from carpark to the first lookout over the falls. Spectacular waterfall which drops 30 metres into the fern-lined valley of the Erskine River.|