|Anglesea Information Centre|
|Great Ocean Road Anglesea VIC 3230|
On the Great Ocean Road Aireys Inlet side of town.
Run by friendly Volunteers who provide local information and travelling advice. Open daily from 10am to 4pm during peak periods. Clean toilets, plenty of parking and the kids can fish from the boardwalk behind centre.
|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.
|By the Bush, Beach or River.|
There are BBQ's, picnic facilities and toilets marked on the town map- see maps in menu
|Shelley Beach - Elliott River Walk|
|Approx 8kms west from Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road is the turn off to Elliott River picnic area, toilets, picnic tables (Elliott River Road). Follow the track down to Shelley Beach returning via the same track. At low tide an alternative loop walk is accessed via rock platforms and a track on the east side of Elliott river. Caution: Be aware of tidal movements|
|Travelling the Cape Otway Road C119 to Skenes Creek a few kilometers from Barramunga on your right you will see the road (C159) to Beech Forest (18kms) and The Otway Fly (26kms) also Hopetoun, Beauchamp and Triplet Falls. The road is very narrow and winding but a fine example of the magic of the Great Otways National Park. Follow through to Lavers Hill and the 12 Apostles (closed certain times of the year).|
|• 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.
|Foreshore Apollo Bay VIC 3233|
Every Saturday on the Foreshore 9am to 1pm.
Local home grown produce and handmade wares.
|Shop 6/7, 157-159 Great Ocean Road Apollo Bay VIC 3233|
For all your fishing, boating, scuba & surfing needs. Stocking the major surf clothing brands. Huge range of hire gear available.
Directly Opposite Information Centre
|P.O. Box 346 Apollo Bay VIC 3233|
Surfing is awesome fun and great exercise.
Apollo Bay Surf School conduct 1hour 30 minute lessons for all ages and all skill levels.
All equipment is provided. School and groups welcome.
Gift Vouchers Available
|The generations of holiday makers who have enjoyed the broad sweep of Apollo Bays' magnificent beach and protected bay would agree that Apollo Bay is "Paradise By The Sea"|
A haven for all types of water activities, main beach is patrolled during summer.