The Great Ocean Road

Probably one of the most popular road-trips by backpackers during their stay in Australia, the Great Ocean Road.  

One of the Great Ocean Road’s most iconic landmarks is the Great Ocean Road Sign. It serves as an iconic welcome for all those looking to explore and experience this magnificent mix of coastal views and beautiful natural scenery.

Great Otway National Park

Great Otway National Park is part of an Aboriginal cultural landscape. Parks Victoria respects the deep and continuing connection that Traditional Owners have to these lands and waters, and we recognise their ongoing role in caring for Country.

Click here to see if it is possible and safe enough to visit this national park:

Australian Open (Melbourne)

Every year around January this wonderful tennis tournament takes place in Melbourne and as a sports enthusiast you should definitely pay a visit. It is possible to buy tickets for matches as well as a day pass to attend training sessions, watch juniors play or just walk around.


Click here for the availability and prices of the tickets or for more information about the tournament.

St. Kilda (Melbourne)

St. Kilda is the place to have a nice day off at the beach while you're in Melbourne. It's the place where backpackers come together and where windsurfers and yachts can be admired. Here are many different cafes to grab a coffee or some food to complete your day. St. Kilda is also where the amusement park, Luna Park, is located.

An easy way to get there is to take the tram!

Brighton Beach

Looking for a less crowded beach? Maybe Brighton Beach is the way to go. Brighton Beach is known for its colorful beach huts and views of the Melbourne skyline. So the perfect spot to take some photos for your Instagram feed or to send to home.


The easiest way to get here is by public transport or a taxi.

Grampians National Park

Grampians National Park is part of the Gariwerd Aboriginal cultural landscape and a perfect spot to add on your Great Ocean Road, road-trip.


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