Bike Riding The Great Ocean Road

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The Region

The Great Ocean Road offers some of Australia’s finest cycling, with world-famous coastal scenery, stunning coastal towns and an ever changing scenery providing great opportunities for the more experienced cyclists.

Route Options

Riding the Great Ocean Road can be done in multiple ways and it all depends on what type of riding your are after. Below are a few suggested routes.

Torquay to Lorne

This stretch is section is 45km in length and can be completed in around 2 ½ hours of regular cycling. The route offers some spectacular sweeping views of the rugged coastline below.

Lorne to Apollo Bay

This section is 50km long and similar to the first section. However, just before Apollo Bay, the trails that lead in the heart of the Great Otway National Park offers you a great opportunity for a  range of detours.

Just a few kilometers out of Lorne is Kennett River, a small coastal town famous for its koala inhabitants.

Apollo Bay to Port Campbell (or Princetown)

This winding and scenic route is 93 km long and can reach elevations of over 450 meters above sea level, guaranteed to get the heart pumping.

Port Campbell to Warrnambool

A flatter section with the elevation never surpassing 40 meters above sea level and only 60km long.

For more ride options refer to Great Ocean Road Rides.

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