special events to make your visit extra special
There is always something to see or do in the Otway Country to Coast region. Take a leisurely drive through the magnificent forests and you'll find something super, natural around almost every corner. From spectacular scenery, local native flora and fauna, taste tempting dining experiences and unique attractions to secluded hideaways you may never want to leave.
However if you are looking for an excuse to visit the Otway Region then here is a list of events that just might tempt you to come back again and again.
The Otway Country to Coast Event calendar is the best place to find what's on in the Otway region, from arts festivals and music festivals, to exhibitions and local markets, fresh local produce and dining experience, to nature walks, or sports events. It's all happening in the Otways. New Otway Events added regularly.
APRIL 2018 ~ Tuesday 24 > Tuesday 24 April
Nitro Circus Live
The most exciting crew in action sports is heading back to Australia.
Global superstar Travis Pastrana will lead Nitro Circus Live in an electrifying all-new event.
Kicking off 10 March in Canberra Stadium, The Next Level Tour will feature the best athletes in FMX, BMX, Scooter, Inline and more, with a brand-new show drawing on the game-changing progression and breakthrough ramp technology pioneered at the epic Nitro World Games competition.
An all-star international rider lineup will send it for eight cities across the country, attempting huge tricks and unbelievable world firsts as they take action sports to new heights. Pastrana has been instrumental in the new tour’s creation every step of the way: in addition to riding with the Nitro crew he is now a producer of the live event for the first time.
The Next Level Tour is the first stop on Nitro Circus Live’s 2018 global trek as it gears up for over 70 shows in 13 countries this year.
Content: Warrnambool Visitor Information Centre
APRIL 2018 ~ Saturday 28 > Saturday 28 April
Great Ocean & Otway Classic Ride 2018
Saturday, 28 April 2018 | 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Circuit through roads from Torquay to Lorne, Cnr Cape Otway Road and Birregurra-Deans Marsh Road, Birregurra 3242
One of Australia's premier and most spectacular rides. Starting and finishing in Torquay the ride takes in the spectacular farmland of the Otway ranges and then back along the Great Ocean Road.
With 4 distances to choose from:
Over 90kms of road closures and supported by police, extensive traffic management, medical support, mechanical support and entertainment. Spectacular scenery along the course with the opportunity to stop in the townships of Moriac, Deans Marsh and along the Great Ocean Road at Lorne, Aireys Inlet & Anglesea. Optional timed climb of the 12km Benwerrin Climb in the Otways for the 145km participants.