Backpacking Lorne

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    CHILL OUT ON THE NICE BEACH HERE: Photo courtesy of Tourism Victoria
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    CAN BE A GOOD PLACE TO LEARN TO SURF: Photo courtesy of Tourism Victoria
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    DO A SPOT OF FISHING: Photo courtesy of Tourism Victoria
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    EXPLORE THE STUNNING SCENERY IN NEARBY GREAT OTWAY NATIONAL PARK: Photo courtesy of Tourism Victoria
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Lorne Highlights

  • Take one of Australia's most scenic drives - The Great Ocean Road, which goes through some of Victoria's most stunning scenery, including the famous 12 Apostles.

  • Explore the Great Otway National Park's spectacularly rugged coastline or some of Victoria's most striking waterfalls and other stunning natural attractions.

  • Hang out in the fashionable town at some of the nice cafes and restaurants.

  • Head to Teddy's Lookout for some panoramic views of the Great Ocean Road as it winds around the coast.

  • Chill out on the nice beach here. Surfers can get a reasonable wave in the right conditions.

About Lorne

Population 1,100

Lorne is a very fashionable seaside resort that is located next to some beautiful coastline with great surfing beaches and the eucalypt-clad slopes of the Otway Ranges.

The town itself has some fine old buildings, great cafes and can become very popular and busy in the summer months with visitors.

The Great Otway National Park is also located nearby and has over 50 kilometres of great walking tracks where you can explore some of cool fern gullies and cascading waterfalls.

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Lorne Visitor Information Centre

15 Mountjoy Parade
Lorne, Victoria
Phone (03) 5289 1152
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