Winter in Ocean Grove

A winter getaway in Ocean Grove is ideal, only 1hr drive from Melbourne you can be sitting by the cosy fire, relaxing in the large corner spa or enjoying walks along the beach while rugged up in a warm winter jacket. Many keen locals and visitors walk the 8km stretch of beach between Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads crossing the historic Barwon Heads bridge to a welcome restaurant or cafe for an afternoon of relaxing exploring the region.

The Terrace Lofts offer year round comfort of reverse cycle air-conditioning as well as cosy wood fires in the winter months. The wood fires are set ready to light with plenty of dry fire wood and kindling.

Take the opportunity to explore the Bellarine Peninsula’s famous wine regions within a short drive from Ocean Grove. Many wineries offering cellar door tasting, long lunches and tours by arrangement. We can arrange accommodation and tours including pick up and return from our apartments to make a great weekend for couples, families or groups upto 16 adults.

Ocean Grove Surf Report & webcam

Summer in Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove is surrounded by long sandy beaches suitable for the beginer boogie boarder as well as the more experienced surfer or families looking for a ‘day on the beach’. Ocean Grove’s main surf beach has surf life saving guards on patrol everyday during trhe summer school holidays and weekend during the summer months.

Take the family for a rock pool ramble on low tide at the Barwon Heads bluff, enjoy a spot of fishing along the Barwon River pontoon or jetties.

The free town bus runs all summer between Barwon Heads and Ocean Grove stopping at local beaches and surf spots, so no carpark worries as the bus pick up is in front of our apartments located in The Terrace.

Our air conditioned apartments are approx 400 metres from the Ocean Grove beach an easy walk or bike ride that avoids crossing all major roads. We can arrange surf lessons with local instructors a short walk from our apartments. Gift vouchers can also be arranged to surprise your family members with a private surf lesson on one of Victoria’s most beautiful surf beaches.

Ocean Grove Surf Report & Webcam


Ocean Grove & Surrounds

What’s on in the Geelong and surrounding regions is just that and a whole lot more. It is literally a smorgasboard of a variety of one off events, exhibitions, places to visit and things to see and do. Our What’s On section is a wonderful lead in to an endless choice of options to fill your senses and indeed your leisure time. Whether you have a wide appreciation for galleries and antiques, enjoy tantalising your taste buds with the many food and wine options the region has to offer, appreciate a meander through Geelong and the waterfront, or your family are looking to fill their weekend, then you will find it in the What’s On section or beyond. Whether it’s in What’s On or many of the other reader interest sections on offer, we promise you will find just what you are looking for.