Lorne Craft and Produce Market on the last Sunday of each month. Held at The Grand Pacific Hotel, Lorne - in the Ballroom. 9am - 1pm. Come along and sample fresh produce from our local area, hand made art and specialty crafts.
Enjoy one of the many great walks and discover lush cool fern gullies or explore dry coastal heathlands.
Try the great walk from Lorne Surf Club to Lorne Pier
Have a coffee at the famous Pier Restaurant or buy some fish from the equally famous Lorne Fish Co-op. Return via Mountjoy parade and browse through the many boutique shops.
Take a drive up to Erskine Falls. Or you can take the Erskine Falls Walk (about 3 hrs 1 way)
Take a walk or drive up to Queens Park and enjoy fantastic views from Teddy's Lookout.
Visit the St Georges River - great for kids and fishing.
Enjoy views, coffee and meals at the Swingbridge Cafe overlooking the Erskine River estuary.
Enjoy a night out at one of many restaurants. Choices include Spanish, Greek, Seafood and many more.
Visit one of Lorne's hidden treasures at Stony Creek...
Fishing is available everywhere - bream in the Erskine River, salmon off the pier or snapper from the rocks. There is even a chance of a trout in some of the upper creeks and rivers - the list is endless!
At Cumberland River, a few kilometres south of the town, the scenery is picturesque, with dense bush, a rugged cliff face beside the river, and an idyllic grassed camping and picnicking area.
Sip on a cold beer at the local pub, or on the pier where you can watch the fishing fleet unload its catch. Visit the local fishing co-op where you can buy fresh locally caught seafood.
Fitness fanatics and lovers of the outdoors flock to the many endurance events held in Lorne each year. The Pier to Pub Swim and the Mountain to Surf Run are both held in January and attract large numbers of competitors. The Great Ocean Road Marathon kicks off in May and the Anaconda Adventure Race in December is a popular way to get the blood pumping.
For those who prefer to get their thrills from the raw energy of rock music, The Falls Festival, held every New Year’s Eve, is an essential experience.
Browse the treasures and priceless photographs on display at the Lorne Historical Societ, open on the 1st Sunday of each month 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm.
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