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Lorne Activities & Attractions
Find information on the towns services and facilities which may help plan your Lorne holiday.
Click on the link below to visit the Lorne Historical Society website.
Colac Turf ClubLavers 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
Getting to Lorne By Train:Trains from interstate capital cities arrive at Melbourne’s Spencer Street station connecting services to Geelong and Warrnambool
Uniting Church86-88 Mountjoy Parade Lorne VIC
Church Service Sundays at 10am.
Tatts PokiesTatts Pokies at the Lorne Hotel in Mountjoy Parade
Beware of WildlifeWildlife 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.
NIB Lorne Mountain to Surf RunMountjoy Parade Lorne VIC
Lorne Surf Life Saving Club
Deans Marsh Organic Produce Market1st Sunday of Month
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.
Travelling On From Lorne...Airey's Inlet 18km
Geelong 65km Approx 1 hour 10minutes
Queenscliff Car/Passenger Ferry 96km
Melbourne 136km Approx 2hours 20 minutes
Deans Marsh 23
Cumberland River 7km
Wye River 15km
Kennett River 22km
Skenes Creek 30km
Apollo Bay 46km
Lavers Hill 96km
The 12 Apostles 132km Approx 2 hours 30minutes
Port Campbell 145km