Explore Lorne

Set on the Great Ocean Road along side the picturesque waters of Loutit Bay, Lorne is the quintessential seaside holiday retreat. Within two hours of Melbourne, Lorne invites you to uncover a cove of indulgent little pleasures, promising an affair of endless weekend romance. You’ll quickly find out why the Nouveau riche of the 1920’s made Lorne their seaside getaway, gifting the beautiful Art Deco architecture and taste for the arts to the next generation of admirers. Old school with a touch of Mediterranean charm, Lorne is the perfect place for your next rendezvous.

Lorne Great Ocean Road Victoria

ICONIC SITES

Lorne is a photographers paradise. Let us give you some inspiration and ideas as to where to head to capture the perfect selfie or your own insta moment!!!

From the Pier, to the Swing Bridge or Cumberland River

WALKS & WATERFALLS

Reconnect with the outdoors, as Lorne’s stunning mix of natural wonders will have you feeling refreshed and re-invigorated. Whether it is the sound of cascading water at one of Lorne’s magnificent waterfalls or the cooling breeze on your face as you tackle the tracks of a bush walk, Lorne has a range of accessible outdoor activities that will have you feeling rich with calm and tranquility. 

BEACHES

You’ll fall in love with the gentle song of rolling waves, as your toes dance in the soft, warm sand. Dive into the sparkling waters of Louttit Bay or amble up to Shelly beach and discover lovely little rock pools overflowing with life. With unspoiled crystal blue waters, Lorne Main beach is every water babies dream.

WILDLIFE

Teeming with life, Lorne is home to some of Australia’s most exquisite creatures. Whether you wake up with the wallabies or fall asleep to the comforting call of a yellow-bellied glider, Lorne’s collection of delightful wildlife will have you feeling reinvigorated and inspired. 

Photo credit: Leon Walker

HISTORY

The Great Ocean Road is a permanent memorial to those who lost their lives whilst fighting in World War 1, carved in rock; it winds brilliantly around the Southern Coast. Built by returned servicemen the construction of the Great Ocean Road was a huge engineering feet ending years of isolation for Lorne and other coastal communities.

Photo credit: Leon Walker

CULTURE

Be charmed by Lorne’s vibrant and creative community reveling in a maritime history that dates back to the mid 1850’s. With its natural integrity, beautiful beaches and great amenities, Lorne is one of the Great Ocean Road’s shiniest gems. Boasting a spirited arts community, Lorne is home to a range of signature events including the notable Festival of the Performing Arts.

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Be Inspired by our artistic side

The fresh sea breeze and amazing colours of nature has attracted many the artist. Be inspired by their work and find your inner artist.

These Boots are made for walking

Take to the beaches or venutre into the Great Otway National Park to discover the many walking experiences in and around Lorne