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Bass Strait Shell Museum

12 Noel Street, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
The museum has an impressive collection of local and overseas shells, coral and preserved sea life specimens. It also displays old photographs of shipwrecks as well as shells. Exhibits include old bottles, shells, jewellery, novelties and
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Apollo Bay Day Spa

1 Moore Street, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
The Apollo Bay Day Spa, staff and management invite you to experience its peaceful ambience and ensure your time there will be of total indulgence and bliss. Customising every treatment to every client is an integral part of Apollo Bay Day
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Surf-n-Fish

6/7 157-159 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
Whether you choose to go surfing, fishing, boating or scuba diving Surf-n-Fish is there to provide what you would need for that memorable holiday. Apollo Bay has fantastic beaches for all kinds of water activities, a large boat harbour and
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Otway Herbs

155 Biddles Road, Apollo Bay VIC 3233

Otway Herbs is a nursery with a difference, set in large terraced garden with magnificent views across the Otway valleys and out to the ocean. It is situated high in the hills behind Skenes Creek 12kms by road from Apollo Bay, 8kms off the Great Ocean Road, via Wild Dog and Busty Roads. The nursery has been open since 1982 and is well known for the huge variety of plants, with an emphasis on herbs but also growing fragrant plants, salvias, perennials, medicinal's, shrubs and trees, and indigenous natives. The plants are all propagated on site using biodynamic compost, using biodynamic methods in the garden for 20 years. The nursery and garden is open every day from 9am to 5pm, there is no entry fee but donations to maintain the garden are welcome. Also for sale is the gardens own dried packaged herb tea, oregano etc, massage oils and herbal body and face creams. Children are welcome to play in the large sand pit or explore the large garden with its many sculptures. Dogs are also allowed as long as they are well behaved and don't chase the many birds that live in the garden.

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Apollo Bay Cinema

Mechanics Hill, Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay VIC 3233

Situated on Mechanics Hill on the Great Ocean Road in Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay Cinema plays the latest release movies. Operating during School Holidays, this is a great way to keep the kids entertained. All movie dates and times are published via a program on the Apollo Bay Cinema website.

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Goats of Gaia Soap

225 Wild Dog Rd, Apollo Bay VIC 3233

Goats of Gaia Soap is nestled in the Otway Rainforest, near Apollo Bay. Established as a dairy in 1900 Fernside Farm has gone back to its roots - offering goats milk soap and body care products from our stud herd of holistically raised Saanen milking goats. The all natural goats milk soap, indeed all the products, are handcrafted at the farm and the delightfully smelly Farm Shop is situated in the original farmhouse. Goats of Gaia Soap offer a huge variety of soaps, skincare products, salves, balms and liniments, herbal and aromatherapy products. Workshops for Groups: Make your own body care and herbal products under the guidance of qualified herbal practitioner and soap maker Bea Gardner. Meet the Goats: Informative sessions about milking goats, with photo opportunities and a chance to interact with some of the herd. Keep up to date with Workshop information and Meet the Goats sessions by viewing the website. Online shopping is also available.

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Apollo Bay Fisherman's Co-op

Breakwater Road, Apollo Bay VIC 3233

Apollo Bay Fisherman's Co-op is located along Great Ocean Road past Torquay, south of Melbourne and Geelong, in the Otway wine region, in South Western Victoria. Apollo Bay Fisherman's Co-op is the perfect one stop seafood shop and an excellent way to purchase the local seafood. The local fishing fleet of Apollo Bay ensures a fresh supply of seafood throughout the region, especially known for the excellent supply of flake and crayfish (available live from the tank or freshly cooked). Locally caught fish includes flathead, grenadier, king george whiting, couta, sea bream and (in season) snapper. Apollo Bay Fisherman's Co-op also stocks the best available fish from wholesale markets, to supplement the excellent local catches (and inclement weather) so there is an abundance of salmon, oysters, prawns, the list goes on.

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12 Apostles Flight Adventure from Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay Airfield, Telford Street, Apollo Bay VIC 3233

Take a 12 Apostles Flight Adventure from Apollo Bay in their modern aircraft for a bird's eye view of the world famous Great Ocean Road through to the 12 Apostles. Enjoy one of the world's most scenic drives along the Great Ocean Road from Torquay to Apollo Bay, then take a flight and wing your way along the cliff tops to the 12 Apostles. The Great Ocean Road is carved into sheer cliffs that drop away into the ocean offering commanding views of the waves swelling and crashing onto the rocks and beaches below. From Apollo Bay the road leaves the coast and continues to wind it's way inland through the Otway National Park before returning to the coast at the 12 Apostles. 12 Apostles Flight Adventures from Apollo Bay provide you with a stunning view of the rugged and untouched coast from Apollo Bay all the way through to the 12 Apostles. This coastline you will never see by driving. They highly recommend you consider extending the flight to take in London Bridge, Port Campbell and the Bay of Islands, some say it is even more spectacular then the 12 Apostles. Come fly with12 Apostles Flight Adventures from Apollo Bay and experience why they have been flying this coast for more than 23 years. Their fleet are made up of Piper aircraft and are the most spacious and comfortable six-seater aircraft with the best views to enhances your flight experience. For a flight to operate a minimum of two passengers and a maximum of five passengers. Maximum weight restrictions may apply to groups. Family or group bookings are also available, please enquire about prices. Other scenic flights start from only $60 per person. All flights depart and return to Apollo Bay.

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Karmic Goat Soapworks

225 Wild Dog Road, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
Please note: Karmic Goat Soapworks farm shop is in recess for the winter term until the September holidays. Karmic Goat Soapworks is nestled in the Otway Rainforest, near Apollo Bay. Established as a dairy in 1900, Fernside Farm has gone back to its roots - offering goats milk soap and body care products from their stud herd of holistically raised Saanen milking goats. The all natural goats milk soap, and indeed all the products, are handcrafted at the farm and the delightfully smelly Farm Shop is situated in the original farmhouse. Karmic Goat offer a huge variety of soaps, skincare products, salves, balms and liniments, herbal and aromatherapy products. Workshops for groups: Make your own body care and herbal products under the guidance of qualified herbal practitioner and soap maker Bea Gardner. Meet the goats: the girls are usually hanging around in the paddocks near the entrance to the farm shop after morning milking. The best time to view them is therefore in the morning, before they make their way off to the free range pasture. Keep up to date with workshop availability and all other product information by visiting the website. Online shopping is also available.

Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
Head down to the seaside village of Apollo Bay, located at the foothills of the Otways. Cool off in the waters of the southern ocean, wander the coastline and explore rainforests full of waterfalls and fern gullies. And once the daily adventures are over, settle in to enjoy the fruits of the sea caught by local fishermen. Like many destinations along the Great Ocean Road, the beach is a focus for year-round activity. Swim in the clear water and sea kayak with local seals, indulge in some deep-sea fishing, learn to surf, and horse ride along the beach at sunset. Make your way to Marriners Lookout Road and Cape Patton near Wye River for panoramic views over the town and coast, or take to the air for spectacular views of the nearby Twelve Apostles on one of many charter flights available from the local airport. Sample the abundant fresh seafood at many of the local caf├ęs and restaurants. For dinner with sea views try Chris's at Beacon Point high in the hills overlooking the ocean. Shop for art and curios in the many gift shops, galleries and teahouses and wander through the regular Saturday foreshore market for local crafts and produce. Drive out to the Otways to find mainland Australia's oldest lighthouse. Explore nearby forest and waterfalls on two feet or two wheels. Take a treetop walk along the Otway Fly and get a bird's eye view of the spectacular Otways rainforest. Spot glow worms at Melba Gully, go in search of the elusive platypus at Lake Elizabeth, or watch out for sleepy koalas in the trees around Kennett River. Visit in May and be a part of the excitement of the Great Ocean Road Marathon, one of the most spectacular foot races in the world. Apollo Bay is located 195 kilometres south-west of Melbourne, a scenic 3.5 hour drive by car via the Great Ocean Road....
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Hike 2 Camp

Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
Hike 2 Camp is a small local business providing a unique experience along the Great Ocean Walk. Stay in the ocean view 'hike-in hike-out' campsites exclusively for Great Ocean Walkers. The walk takes you through tall forests, coastal heath lands, wild rocky shores, river estuaries, remote beaches and windswept cliff-tops. You will have the opportunity to get to know the local wildlife and relish the beauty that is Australia. Hike 2 Camp provide a stress free way to experience this walk in five or six days, or part of it, with two and four day options. Hike 2 Camp provide all-inclusive packages so every detail is taken care of for you. Hike 2 Camp strike the perfect balance between dependent and independent hiking. They take your bags for you, give you a briefing and away you go. You will meet them again at the next campsite along with other fellow campers with your tent already set up for you and dinner not too far off. In the morning, simply wake up, pack your bag enjoy a hearty breakfast and off you go again. Hike 2 Camp turn a big trek into an easy and enjoyable experience....

Great Ocean Road Visitor Information Centre

100 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
Located on the foreshore in Apollo Bay, The Great Ocean Road Visitor Information Centre offers detailed information on a wide range of Great Ocean Road and Otway's attractions, tours and accommodation options. Additional visitor services include free visitor car parking, free Wi-Fi, V/Line bookings, all terrain wheel chair bookings and a gift shop offering a large selection of locally crafted products such as, jewellery, food products, books, Australian made souvenirs, maps and discounted tickets for Otway Fly and Cape Otway Light station....

Barham Hill Retreat

65 Telfords Access, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
Barham Hill Retreat is set amongst 40 acres of gum trees and is truly a place of natural beauty that is shared with the native wildlife. Located just three and a half kilometres from the township of Apollo Bay, Barham Hill Retreat offers a Cottage or a Studio Apartment. The Cottage is a fully self contained with one bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and separate lounge area with fire place. Perfect for a couple, but also includes a sofa bed to accommodate an extra couple or family members. The studio accommodates two people. It has a separate lounge area and ensuite. The apartment is equipped with tea and coffee amenities, toaster, microwave and barbecue facilities. You are welcome to explore the walking tracks around the property where you may sight one of the koalas or wallabies that visit. Enjoy seeing kookaburras, parrots and other birdlife in their natural habitat. Enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival and a light breakfast basket daily. Please contact the operator via phone or email for availability and booking requests. Please note that due to the abundance of wildlife, guests are not permitted to bring pets on their stay....

Chris's Restaurant

280 Skenes Creek Road, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
Overlooking Bass Strait, set high in the Otways above the Great Ocean Road, Chris's Beacon Point Restaurant and Villas has become a Mecca for gourmet travellers. A personal approach to hospitality has made Chris's one of the best-loved restaurants in the region and a passion for the food of Southern Europe combined with the freshest and purest produce has made their cuisine world famous. Chris's food is contemporary with a Southern European and Middle Eastern influence. Fresh seafood is their specialty, along with a variety of Chris's most popular Greek dishes. The emphasis is on simplicity and on showcasing the natural flavour of the ingredients. If ingredients can't be found fresh they aren't on the menu. The wine list showcases the best wines of the region as well as the finest wines that define the character of Australia's greatest wine regions; especially chosen to complement our menu, with a price range to suit all budgets. Chris's Villas, just steps away from the restaurant, offers accommodation all year round and many diners choose to stay the night after enjoying a meal and a fine wine or two....