on the Great Ocean Road
The earliest known white settlement in the area was by the Henty Brothers who established a whaling station at Point Bunbury.
The earliest names for the settlement were “Middleton” and later “Krambruk” -
Apollo Bay is a popular tourist spot all year round. Its wide sandy beaches, safe harbour and local attractions make it ideal for holidays.
Apollo Bay known as “paradise by the sea” -
Apollo Bay is the home of the wonderful annual Music Festival, base of the Great
Ocean Road Marathon, key centre of the Great Ocean Walk -
As well as some of the best beaches in Victoria Apollo Bay has a wonderful 9 hole golf course overlooking the fishing harbour and ocean.
The Apollo Bay Airport provides the ideal base for sight seeing flights over the Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles as well as King Island.
There’s a weekly community market on the village green for locally produced goods and a monthly Farmers Market.
The old cable station -
In March there’s the Apollo Bay Show -
The Otway Forum is a community organisation which acts as a communication and information channel between the ratepayers and residents and the Colac Otway Council. It meets monthly.
There’s a great range of accommodation to suit every need.
Apollo Bay has many community organisations -
Welcome to Apollo Bay