Ex­plore Vic­to­ria’s stun­ning coast­line via the Great Ocean Road.

Sunday Herald Sun - Stellar - - Contents - edited by Cleo Glyde

Trav­ellers on the Great Ocean Road in Vic­to­ria can hug the curves all the way from Port Fairy to Cape Ot­way, where the mighty Bass Strait and South­ern Ocean col­lide. The stun­ning, wind­ing 130-kilo­me­tre trail lit­tered with more than 600 ship­wrecks, boasts sea cliffs, his­toric towns and gourmet finds.

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CAPE OT­WAY LIGHT­HOUSE once wel­comed 19th-cen­tury im­mi­grants, and now hosts kid­friendly guided tours and bush tucker ad­ven­tures; light­sta­tion.com. 1

Re­ju­ve­nate with a hy­drother­apy salt­wa­ter pool, mas­sage and Waterlily Botan­i­cal Fa­cial at PORT FAIRY DAY SPA, on the drive home; port­fairy dayspa.com.au. 5

Hat­ted chef Ryan Ses­sions works magic with local kan­ga­roo, scal­lops and sea­weed at FEN, nes­tled within an 1847 sea cap­tain’s house. Cosy ac­com­mo­da­tion is con­ve­niently next door at Sea­combe House; fen­port­fairy.com.au. 3

Try the re­gion’s earthy gold-medal-win­ning 2015 ries­ling with de­li­cious char­cu­terie and French/ Span­ish-in­spired tapas at BASALT WIN­ERY’S friendly cel­lar door; basaltwines.com. 4

Pic­turesque colo­nial PORT FAIRY on the Moyne River is abuzz with spe­cialty shops and dou­bles as an aquatic vis­it­port­fairy-moy­neshire.com.au. 2

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