Lorne, Australia – Local Travel Tips by Clyn

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Lorne, Australia
Lorne, Australia
What type(s) of travellers would your recommendations for Lorne suit?

My recommendations for Lorne are perfect for nature lovers and those who are into photography.

How long would you recommend for one to spend in Lorne?

2 days 1 night, as an overnight trip if you visit Melbourne.

What are the top things to do in Lorne that you would recommend?
1. Glamping at Cumberland River
Night view of the glamping site at Cumberland River
Night view of the glamping site at Cumberland River

– Serenity
– Sleeping under the stars
– Waking up next to the river
– Perfect location to tour the Otways 

Prices from AUD340 per night at Twilight Glamping.

Address: 2680 Great Ocean Rd, Cumberland River VIC 3232, Australia (View on Google Maps)

2. Hiking to Various Waterfalls
A Waterfall along the Hiking Trail
A Waterfall along the Hiking Trail

– Skipping through rocks at Erskine waterfall
– For the daring, climb up and experience the falls

Address: Erskine Falls Access Rd, Lorne VIC 3232, Australia (View on Google Maps)

3. Horse Riding
View of beach while horse-riding
View of beach while horse-riding

– See the Victorian bushland and trot by the beach
– Suitable for all levels

What are the things to eat that you would recommend?
1. Fish and Chips

– Fish and chips are a must!

Any recommendations on where to stay in Lorne?
When is a good time of the year to visit?
Spring (September to November) and Autumn (March to May).
How should one get around?

By car – hire one!

Are there any local norms/cultures that a tourist should be aware of?
No.
What are the acceptable payment currencies and modes?

Cash (AUD) and credit cards.

Any other tips/things to be aware of?
– There is no internet at Cumberland river camping grounds
– Purchase all necessities at Lorne
How should one stay connected to the internet?

It’s a time to disconnect!

Cost of Trip

Airfare – return ticket from Singapore to Melbourne – Emirates – SGD688 (discounted)

Accommodation – AUD440 for one tent per night

Food – About AUD15-20 at regular cafes

Transport – Car hire at AUD50 per day.