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To get to Apollo bay, you will drive along the Spectacular Great Ocean Road, or via the equally Magnificent Otway Ranges.

Travel time will vary depending on which way you come and the time of year. From Melbourne, if you drove via the Great Ocean Road, and took your time to enjoy the scenery, you could expect to be in the Bay within a few hours.

From Melbourne
Tuxion Road is the first turn right after the 2nd 50-kilometre restriction sign approaching Apollo Bay from Melbourne, at the Telstra phone booth.

From Apollo Bay
Tuxion road is the second turn on you're left after the Mobil Service station, at the Telstra phone booth (The only service station in Apollo Bay)


MELBOURNE - 189 Km -2.5 hrs
12 Apostles - 91Km - 1hr.20 min
GEELONG - 114 Km - 1.5 hrs


Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. It is situated on the eastern side of Cape Otway, along the edge of the Barham River and the Great Ocean Road, in the Colac Otway Shire. The town has an approximate population of 1000.

Originally a fishing and dairying village, it now makes an income from tourism, though is smaller and quieter than other tourist destinations such as Lorne. It is also host to the annual Apollo Bay Music Festival and the Great Ocean Sports Festival.

Apollo Bay was named in 1845 when Captain Loutit named the town after his ship the Apollo, which sheltered here during a storm. In the late 1800’s the town experienced name changes of Middleton and Krambruk but in 1898 was renamed Apollo Bay.

Town Name : Apollo Bay
Population: 3,000
Height Above Sea Level: 0
Highways: Great Ocean Road (100)
Nearest Capital City: Melbourne 189 km. east

Apollo Bay Surf Lifesaving Club - (website) - The Apollo Bay Surf Lifesaving Club was established in 1952 as a result of a meeting held on the foreshore by interested townspeople and Surf Lifesaving Victoria officials. The Apollo Bay SLSC became the ninth club to be affiliated with Surf Lifesaving Victoria. It is now affiliated with the newly amalgamation between the two Victorian lifesaving organisations: Life Saving Victoria.

Apollo Bay Sailing Club - (website) - The Apollo Bay Sailing Club aims to provide a wide range of opportunities to a diverse range of abilities and age groups.

Apollo Bay Golf Club - (website)

Apollo Bay Pony Club - (website)

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