Since 1973, Bells has hosted the Rip Curl Pro every Easter long weekend. The world championship ASP tour event draws thousands to watch the world’s best surfers carve up the big autumn swells, where waves have reach…
On a pastoral stretch of the Great Ocean Road is this rustic farm cafe constructed from shipping containers and reclaimed timber. Much of the menu is either grown on its farm, or sourced from the area. As well as ta…
An inland treasure away from the beach is this atmospheric winery that's known for its Sunday live music sessions. Enjoy a glass on its deck overlooking the dam, along with wood-fired pizzas by the slice ($5).
Stop by this winery cellar door to taste their medal-winning chardonnay and cool-climate reds. They also do cheeseboards and wine by the glass to enjoy on the picnic tables, and live music on weekends.
One of the Geelong region's most respected wineries, Brown Magpie offers free tastings of its award-winning pinot noirs in a tin-shed cellar door overlooking bucolic rows of grapevines.
Your classic old-school surfer hang out, this cafe-bar is decorated in cool murals and does pizzas, burgers, craft beers and good coffee. Breakfasts on the weekends only.
Attractive open-plan cafe popular for brunch items such as buttermilk hotcakes, organic sourdough toasties and healthy fresh juice blends.