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 Activities & Attractions - Lorne
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Historic Grave
Historic Grave
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.
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Cumberland River
Cumberland River
Cumberland River quite popular beach across from the Caravan Park 7km from Lorne
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Lorne Foreshore
Lorne Foreshore
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.
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Picnic Areas
Picnic Areas
Just past the Lorne Hotel on your left is a great picnic spot with ample parking, barbecues, picnic tables and superb views over Louttit Bay and the town centre. Veeery popular in holiday periods. Picnic spots also at Blanket Leaf or Sheok Picbic grounds.
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Cliff Walk & Lorne Pier Walk
Cliff Walk & Lorne Pier Walk
Cliff Walk & Lorne Pier Walk across Lorne’s historic swing bridge and around Loutit Bay. Admire the coastal views from the Lorne Pier
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Louttit Bay
Louttit Bay
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.
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Teddy's Lookout
Teddy's Lookout
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.
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Mountjoy Parade
Mountjoy Parade
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.
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Lorne Surfing Lessons
Lorne Surfing Lessons
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.
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Erskine Falls
Erskine Falls
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.
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Lorne Cinema
Lorne Cinema
Enjoy a movie at Lorne's historic Theatre in Mountjoy Parade.
Special screen times during main holiday periods.
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The Lorne Falls Festival
The ever popular Falls Festival which runs from Dec 28 to Jan 1 was the brain child of a local surfer who organised the first event 20 years ago on a local family farm in Erskine Falls Road. From humble beginnings the Festival is now known Internationally with top acts appearing from all over the world.
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Lorne Sea Baths
Lorne Sea Baths
81 Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC 3232
Located on the Foreshore Lorne Sea Baths prides itself on its range of top quality facilities, all tailored for your fitness and personal health needs and with the aim of assisting you in your quest for complete wellbeing. Facilities include: Gym with personal training, Hydrobaths, steam room, yoga, outdoor swimming pool, toddlers pool and fun and fitness activities for the children.
Lorne Salt Theraphy opening in March 2013
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Lorne Visitor Information
Lorne Visitor Information
15 Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC 3232
General Information on Lorne and Surrounds.
Accommodation Information.
Free Maps & Visitor Guides.
Souvenirs etc
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Water Safety Hints
Water Safety Hints
• Swim or surf only at beaches patrolled by lifeguards
• Always swim between the flags marking the area safer for swimming.
• Read and obey the signs
• Be careful where you dive – accidents often result from diving into shallow waters.
• Be aware of slippery banks and rocks when fishing
• Don’t swim under the influence of alcohol or drugs
• Always swim under supervision
• If you get into trouble in the water, stay calm. Signal for help, then float and wait for assistance
• Float with a current or undertow. Don’t try to swim against it.
• When out on the water always wear the correct safety equipment.
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Lorne Pier to Pub Swim In January
Lorne Pier to Pub Swim In January
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
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Great Otways National Park
Great Otways National Park
The Great Otway National Park stretches from Torquay through to Princetown and up through the Otways hinterland towards Colac. The park features rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, rock platforms and windswept heathland. In the north, the park features tall forests, ferny gullies, magnificent waterfalls and tranquil lakes.
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 Fishing/Fishing Charters - Lorne
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Fishing Lorne
Fishing Lorne
The Lorne Pier opposite the Grand Pacific Hotel has a large platform at the end which allows plenty of room for anglers or sightseers. The pier is the most popular recreational fishing spot in town. Views from the pier back to the town centre and along the Great Ocean Road are spectacular. Other spots worth a try are Reedy Creek and Louttit Bay.
Remember, whether you are freshwater, estuary or saltwater fishing you need a licence.
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Fishing Artilliary Rocks
Fishing Artilliary Rocks
For the more serious there is ocean fishing from the rocks at Artilliary Rocks a few kms from Lorne on the Apollo Bay side. There are steps down to the rocks, but be very careful and be aware of changing tide conditions-definitely not for the inexperienced.
Remember, whether you are freshwater, estuary or saltwater fishing you need a licence.
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Coastal Fishing Information
Coastal Fishing Information
Information about fishing along the Great Ocean Road.
List of best baits to use for each fish species.
Detailed information on the species of fish you might expect to catch in this area.
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 Cruises/Flights/Tours - Lorne
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Apollo Bay Aviation Flights
Apollo Bay VIC 3233
Helicopter or Cessna Flights. From Apollo Bay passengers have a choice of flights and packages to explore Victoria's greatest coastal landmarks by air.
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 Golf/Bowls - Lorne
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Lorne Country Club
Lorne Country Club
Holliday Road Lorne VIC
Spectacular 9 hole golf course with picturesque bay and bush views. Affordable green fees. Licensed clubhouse, meals available. activities.
also 6 tennis courts for hire.
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Lorne Bowling Club
Lorne Bowling Club
Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC 3232
Situated opposite the Information Centre Mountjoy Parade.
Visitors welcome. Bare foot bowls.
Hall for Hire for all types of functions
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 Spa/Massage/Health - Lorne
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Endota Day Spa
Endota Day Spa
Shop 8/9 Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC 3232
Endota at Cumberland Lorne and Mantra Resorts offer a luxurious range of skin, hair and body theraphies to refresh your mind, body and soul. Lorne's relaxed lifestyle is reflected in the ambiance of Endota Spa, the perfect comliment to your Great Ocean Road Escape.
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Lorne Sea Baths
Lorne Sea Baths
81 Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC 3232
Located on the Foreshore Lorne Sea Baths prides itself on its range of top quality facilities, all tailored for your fitness and personal health needs and with the aim of assisting you in your quest for complete wellbeing. Facilities include: Gym with personal training, Hydrobaths, steam room, yoga, outdoor swimming pool, toddlers pool and fun and fitness activities for the children.
Lorne Salt Theraphy opening in March 2013
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 General Information - Lorne
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Lorne Historical Society
Lorne Historical Society
Lorne VIC
Click on the link below to visit the Lorne Historical Society website.
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NIB Lorne Mountain to Surf Run
Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC
Every January
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Lorne Surf Life Saving Club
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Getting to Lorne by Public Transport
V-Line train/coach services depart Melbourne daily to Geelong, and along The Great Ocean Road to Lorne and Apollo Bay. Return coach services connect from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell and Warrnambool on Fridays all year round (extra services main holiday period). V-line enquiries 136 196
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Lorne Post Office
Shop 3, 154 Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC
Full Range Postal Products, Gifts, Post Cards, Bank@Post, Passports.
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Getting to Lorne By Train:
Trains from interstate capital cities arrive at Melbourne’s Spencer Street station connecting services to Geelong and Warrnambool
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Getting to Lorne By Car:
Getting to Lorne By Car:
Follow the Princes Highway (M1) from Melbourne to Geelong Ring Road distance 65km (1 hour) then take the C134 through Bellbrae to the Great Ocean Road (B100) to Lorne approximately 40km. During peak periods travelling times will increase on the Great Ocean Road so you may wish to travel the (A1) to Waurn Ponds turn left to Moriac follow the Cape Otway Road turning left onto (C151) to Deans Marsh then onto Lorne. Generally a lot quicker and the roads are good. Or you can follow the (A1) to Winchelsea turn left onto (C151) to Deans Marsh then onto Lorne.
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Tatts Pokies
Tatts Pokies at the Lorne Hotel in Mountjoy Parade
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Lorne Visitor Information
Lorne Visitor Information
15 Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC 3232
General Information on Lorne and Surrounds.
Accommodation Information.
Free Maps & Visitor Guides.
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Colac Turf Club
Lavers Hills Road Colac VIC
For the racing enthusiast the nearest racecourse is the Colac Turf Club situated in Lavers Hills Road Colac is a 1 hour drive from Lorne via C151. The club races from September to April has excellent facilities Full TAB/Bookmakers
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Lorne Foodworks
1 Ocean Road Lorne VIC
(Melb side bridge).
Full range of Groceries, Meats, Deli Foods, Fresh Produce, Liquor
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Uniting Church
86-88 Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC
(opposite pool)
Church Service Sundays at 10am.
Contact Pam
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Travelling On From Lorne...
Airey's Inlet 18km
Anglesea 28km
Torquay 48km
Geelong 65km Approx 1 hour 10minutes
Queenscliff Car/Passenger Ferry 96km
Melbourne 136km Approx 2hours 20 minutes
Deans Marsh 23
Winchelsea 46km
Cumberland River 7km
Wye River 15km
Kennett River 22km
Skenes Creek 30km
Apollo Bay 46km
Lavers Hill 96km
Princetown 126km
The 12 Apostles 132km Approx 2 hours 30minutes
Port Campbell 145km
Peterborough 160km
Warrnambool 211km
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Erskine River Trading Company
Erskine River Trading Company
4b Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC 3232
From Melbourne over the bridge on your right.
A unique, small shop full of surprises check out the range of furniture, homewares, special gifts, body and skin care.
Call in and have a chat with Cam
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Lorne News and Tattslotto
142 Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC
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Beware of Wildlife
Wildlife encounters are common along the Great Ocean Road so be very aware, especially at dusk when activity is more prolific.
Also be aware of vehicles following make sure you stop or divert safely.
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Deans Marsh Organic Produce Market
1st Sunday of Month
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No Sleeping In Vehicles
Local laws prohibit sleeping in vehicles in a public place. Please ensure you arrange suitable accommodation proir to your trip
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