Great Ocean Road

  • State

  • Region Size

    21095.71 (Sq Kms)
  • Population

  • Largest Regional City

  • No. of Jobs

  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage

  • Median Weekly Household Rent

  • Region is known for

    Welcoming communities and rugged natural beauty
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

Map of Towns in Great Ocean Road

Discover Great Ocean Road

Stretching along the southern coast of Victoria, the road offers breathtaking views of rugged cliffs, pristine beaches, and the vast Southern Ocean. It also offers an amazing place to call home. Immerse yourself in breathtaking natural beauty, enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle, be part of a vibrant, safe and welcoming community with access to a range of job opportunities made possible by the region’s thriving tourism and hospitality sectors.


People are the heart of all communities. Get a picture of Great Ocean Road by understanding the people who live there.

  • 148,440

    Estimated resident population (no.)

  • 44

    Median age - persons (years)

  • 89,277

    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)

  • 2,333

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)

  • 14,364

    Persons born overseas (no.)

Great Ocean Road Adelaide Hills Population Statistics

From small locally owned businesses to larger operations, industries in Great Ocean Road form an important part of the community.

  • 16,397

    Total number of businesses


A move to more means creating a better life for yourself. Gain insight into the job market in Great Ocean Road to assist in your decision-making.

  • 122,554

    Number of jobs (no.)

  • 760

    Median weekly personal income ($)

  • 16,397

    Total number of businesses


Discover the household make-up of those already living in Great Ocean Road to help you decide if this is the right region for you.

  • 61,050

    Total households (no.)

  • 2.4

    Average household size (no. of persons)

  • 951

    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)

  • 1,495

    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)

  • 290

    Median weekly household rental payment ($)


Have confidence that Great Ocean Road has the services you need to support your lifestyle. This is a vital step in your decision to move to more.

  • 12

    Number of Hospitals

  • 4

    Number of Airports

  • 1

    Number of Universities

Moving to Great Ocean Road


Connection with outdoors

Renowned for its rugged natural beauty, shipwreck stories, and surfing culture, the Great Ocean Road and its dramatic landscapes and views make this 242-kilometre stretch of road Australia’s most famous coastal journey. Enjoy weekend adventures taking in the Twelve Apostles, towering limestone stacks emerging from the ocean. Explore Tower Hill, Victoria’s largest dormant volcano, or for ultimate relaxation, visit Victoria’s first hot springs hotel in Warrnambool, featuring 15 luxurious bathing pools. And if you’re up for real adventure, dive into the amazing geological formations of Mount Gambier or snorkel in Piccaninnie Ponds.

Living in Great Ocean Road



The Great Ocean Road region is safe, welcoming, and inclusive. The locals are warm and you’ll soon discover a real sense of belonging and togetherness. You’ll be part of a tight-knit community that values connections, local events, festivals, and relaxed atmosphere. As you explore the region from Port Campbell to Princetown, Lorne to Lavers Hill, Apollo Bay to Anglesea, you’ll meet plenty of friendly locals who make these townships special.

Towns of Great Ocean Road

From Port Campbell with its stunning cliffs and Twelve Apostles, to whale-watching in Warrnambool, and Port Fairy with its preserved architecture and vibrant cultural scene – each town across this breathtaking region offers something different, what they all share is warm, welcoming sense of belonging.

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