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Tourism, hospitality and Accommodation.
Building and Trades.
Book-keeping and Professional Services.
Film-making and Creative Industries.
Fishing and farming.
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Apollo Bay has
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True Places

True Places works with people and place. We offer expertise in natural resource management, cultural heritage management, stakeholder engagement and communication. We are committed to ideas that matter. Ideas that help connect communities with environment. Ideas that support place-making and help forge identity. We believe in the power of words to tell stories that people care about.

43b Ocean Park Drive, Marengo, Vic, 3233, Australia

Tell It Like It Was

Go out with a bang! Have Bob do the business.

PO BOX 42, Apollo Bay, VIC, 3233, Australia

Jade Forest Creative

Web Design Graphic Design Photography Art

BIG4 Apollo Bay Pisces Holiday Park

Directly opposite Apollo Bay’s main beach on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, BIG4 Apollo Bay Holiday Park offers magnificent ocean views from self-contained accommodation and sites. See the current specials and hot offers we have available right now. Our park features Ocean View Beach Houses with incredible views, and Deluxe Ocean View Cabins overlooking the beach and Apollo Bay’s harbour district. For those on a budget, the park also offers affordable Deluxe and Standard Cabins. Some Ensuite Caravan Sites, Powered and Unpowered Sites enjoy ocean views, and have access to a wide range of modern facilities, including full amenities with laundry, dedicated disabled and family bathrooms, heated pool, undercover BBQ areas, camp kitchen, guest TV lounge, games room, a modular pump track and an adventure playground with an interactive water play area!

311 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria, 3233, Australia

The Dolphin Apartments

The Dolphin Apartments boast 4.5-star luxury self-contained accommodation. Located across the road from the beach and a short walk to shops, cafe's and restaurants. With a single spa bath in all apartments and a private balcony offering stunning ocean views from the Penthouse apartments. Seaview apartments offer partial ocean views and Ground level apartments have all the same facilities without the need for stairs. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi and access to BBQ facilities along with spacious and comfortable living areas, fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms plus tv's in both bedrooms there is plenty of space for the entire family or a group of friends.

2 Thomson Street, Apollo Bay VIC 3233, Australia

Wildlife Wonders

Immerse yourself in the wilds of the Otways at Wildlife Wonders, just 5km outside of Apollo Bay. Enjoy a 75-minute guided walk through the magical Otways bushland, where you'll discover lush tree fern gullies, eucalypt woodlands and spectacular ocean vistas. Your conservationist guide will share with you the secrets of the bush and the plants and animals who call the Otways home. All the profits from Wildlife Wonders go directly to the Conservation Ecology Centre, working to conserve the unique Australian plants and animals across the Otways. For more information visit:

475 Great Ocean Road, Marengo, Victoria, 3233, Australia

Barwon South West Mentors

Experienced mentor and advisor to business owners. Past business owner. Member of regional business advisory boards. Facilitator of Small Business Victoria workshops on planning and marketing. Past Interim CEO Geelong chamber of Commerce. Member of mentors panel Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce.

PO Box 7010, Geelong West, Victoria, 3218, Australia

Chocolate Gannets

Chocolate Gannets offers luxury accommodation on the Great Ocean Road. Nestled on the shores of Apollo Bay, our secluded villas are famous for their meditative sea views, effortless luxury, spa tubs and enviable beachfront position. The ultimate honeymoon or romantic escape for couples celebrating anniversaries and engagements. Or a peaceful nature retreat for families.

6180 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, VIC, 3233, Australia

Food flooring Pty ltd

Food business success depends on safety flooring More than any other industry, the food processing industry has specific handling and management requirements. This means you need safety flooring that is tailored to your business and the specific day to day demands of your industry. From the delivery of the raw product, its storage, refinement and production, through to packaging and despatch, each step in the process demands that specific requirements are met to guarantee the quality of the end product. Dealing with raw foods means that there is no room for lapses in quality, with clean and safe handling and storage being critical at every stage. Clean floors are safe floors Because of the diverse nature of this range of processes, it is vital that the cleanliness of the environment is maintained throughout with safety flooring that meets all of these unique needs and requirements. Concrete floors will require a suitable protective coating that can withstand exposure to the corrosive by-products of the processing system, maintain safety and cleanliness and ensure durability in high-use areas. Safe floors save you money Deciding which flooring best meets these stringent statutory and best practice needs of the food industry is an essential part of the overall success of your business. Getting it right the first time is the only way to ensure that costly and time-consuming changes can be avoided in the future. With the right advice on the wide range of possible flooring solutions that are available, you can be confident in making the right choice for your business. Food Flooring works as your partner in identifying and implementing industry best practice throughout your production process, maintaining a hygienic and safe environment. We ensure that the best choice is made when deciding on the flooring for your business, with tailored solutions for your individual environment. From small businesses with a limited range of processes to large industries with a range of food-processing requirements, Food Flooring has the experience and expertise to find the right safety flooring solution for your needs.

Otway Retreats

Otway Retreats is a boutique management service offering holiday home management. You can be assured our property management team is astute and well versed in local and industry knowledge. We work to assist property owners in maximising the return of their investments by offering a personal and specialised management service in which we are able to closely monitor all aspects of the performance of the homes we manage to ensure optimum income and care. We offer a wide range of services to homeowners looking to make the most out of their investment whilst enjoying total peace of mind knowing that we have the expertise and resources to handle and provide advice on marketing, bookings & advertising, day to day management duties, risk minimisation, legislative requirements, documentation, accounting services, and general maintenance staff in house to handle things like cleaning, linen- hire, gardening and handyman duties. SERVICES OFFERED: - Holiday Home Management - Residential Property Management - Commercial Property Management - Cleaning & Maintenance Services (properties under management only) - Retreats & Events - Guest Concierge Services

1G Moore Street, Apollo Bay, VIC, 3233

Icaro Cafe

Icaro Cafe serve St ALi coffee, tonics, medicinal lattes, cold pressed juices and delicious superfoods with an ethos on fresh locally sourced produce and a conscious effort to reduce waste and protect the earth. We have a vegetarian menu with a range of vegan, gluten free and dairy free offerings to suit a range of dietary requirements. Pure ingredients crafted with love and passion will give you the fuel your body needs to reach its potential. All of our offerings are sourced locally where possible and have been made from high quality ingredients. Our mission is to work hard every day to deliver fresh, house made products free from additives, preservatives and unnecessary fillers. All of our food starts in its raw state to provide your body with fuel, energy and vitality the way nature wanted you to have it. Crafted with oceans of love, consciousness at its core and flavour - a whole lot of flavour!

1G Moore Street, Apollo Bay, vic, 3233, Australia

Ocean Vista Holiday Home

Ocean Views / Beach 50m / Fireplace / Deck with BBQ / Family Friendly / Free WIFI. Situated in the quiet seaside town of Skenes Creek (just 5km's from Apollo Bay) and directly across the road from Skenes Creek beach. This 2 bedroom fully self-contained home sleeps 6 in comfort (1 Queen / 2 bunks). Watch the ocean whilst relaxing with a glass of wine in front of the Coonara fireplace or cooking a BBQ on the deck. Cathedral ceilings with north facing sky-windows produce a light and airy ambience throughout. A reverse cycle inverter air-conditioner ensures a comfortable environment year-round. Other little extras include: a renovated modern, fully tiled bathroom with double-sized shower, double vanity and Thermofilm heater; carport; sound system with USB and 3mm connections; electric blankets; portacot , doonas and blankets, pillows, out-door shower for those beach wash-offs, large front lawn area and heaps of firewood.

1/3 Old Coach Rd, Skenes Creek, Victoria, 3233, Australia

Around and about

Around And About offers the best small group tours from Melbourne, Australia. All our tours are small groups, with a maximum number of 11 passengers. We offer a large range of tours from the Great Ocean Road in the west, Echuca in the north, Phillip Island and Mornington Peninsula in the south and Yarra Valley in the east, plus many more destinations to choose from. We also offer pickup in Apollo Bay for to join our 2 and 3 day great ocean road tour, with return back to Melbourne. Most of our tours depart early in the morning so that we avoid the traffic and crowds. If you want a great small tour adventure, come with us.

4/13 Liley street, Newport, Victoria, 3015, Australia

Apollo Bay Distillery

The Apollo Bay Distillery is a place to escape the noise and chaos of everyday life. Here, we aim to preserve the tales of the town and embody the spirit of Apollo Bay. Our gins are linked to the ships that sailed off this treacherous coast many years ago and serve as a strong reminder of Apollo Bay’s nautical history. Located in the old Post Office, built in 1970, we also house the anchor of the historic SS Casino who came to a fateful end off one of our local beaches. A visit to ABD would not be complete without trying a gin flight consisting of our handcrafted gins, distilled onsite, using local botanicals. Our beautiful copper column still is not to be missed! These unique and artisan gins can be enjoyed alongside a freshly made wood fired pizza, using only the finest flour and ingredients. We are proud to collaborate with local businesses including Hello Coffee who supply delicious locally roasted coffee beans.

23-27 Great Ocean Rd, APOLLO BAY 3233 VIC, APOLLO BAY, VIC, 3233, Australia

Sandy Feet Café and Health Foods

Sandy Feet Cafe is open for Breakfast and Lunch 7 days a week and Dinner from Friday to Sunday Nights Serving fresh and local food along with Aussie Bush Tucker.

139 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria, 3233, Australia

Environment Pacific Pty Ltd

Environment Pacific Pty Ltd is a business consultancy that specialises in environmental assessments, regulatory and planning advice. We service a range of sectors including government (local, state, commonwealth and international), tourism, defence, ports and transport, resources and renewables, international financial institutions (International Funding Corporation (IFC), World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Aid agencies such as SPREP, Ministry Foreign Affairs Trade (New Zealand), Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade), amongst others. Our work includes assessments of terrestrial, freshwater, coastal and marine environments, stakeholder engagement, assessment reporting for purposes such as state policy interests, planning and approvals, risk assessment and management plans, costings related to asset protection and infrastructure options, sustainability and auditing. Our mission is to provide services that help to improve the planning and living standards of communities, protect environmental assets and strengthen regional economic interests domestically and in the Asia-Pacific region.

PO Box 36, Apollo Bay, Vic, 3233, Australia

Panther Tales Creative

We specialise in telling stories. We do that through video and other media. We offer a range of creative and social media services to suit your needs. Videography, photography, social media and online strategy, design, professional writing and more.

43b Ocean Park Drive, Marengo, State, 3233, Australia

Apollo Bay Computers

Apollo Bay Computers has been operating for 15 years in the community. Services provided include new computer sales, IT support, internet solutions and fault finding, wifi extending, websites, professional email, POS, security and anything else you can think of relating to the wide world of IT.

7 Fry Ct, APOLLO BAY, VIC, 3233, Australia

Tanybryn Park Limousins

Tanybryn Park breeds stud Limousin cattle and sells grass fed beef. If you need a bull or want to add some cows to keep your grass under control, give us a call. And if you are interested in buying local, ethically raised beef, please email to join our mailing list.

985 Skenes Creek Rd, Tanybryn, Vic, 3249, Australia

Neil's Wheels Apollo Bay

Bike Repairs and parts

Innate Ecology

Innate Ecology offers a range of advisory services in sustainable housing, precincts and leadership coaching.

Apollo Bay, Vic, 3233, Australia

WM Architecture

Inspired by the bucolic history of this great southern land, many of the current designs by WMA involve a pallet that is rich in Australian character. Colorbond cladding and Corten are often used which give rise to the Architectural Shed style of design, being sympathetic to the natural landscape in the environments for which they are designed.

Murphie & Co

A Lifestyle and Living Store, the perfect place to pick up a gift for a loved one or maybe yourself!

157 Great Ocean Road, 5, APOLLO BAY - VIC, VIC, 3233, Australia

Best Western Apollo Bay Motel and Apartments

The Best Western Apollo Bay Motel and Apartments is 50 meters from the Great Ocean Road and Apollo Bay beach foreshore. Take a walk along the beach or in Beech Forest at the Otway Fly Tree Top Walk, a game of golf overlooking the bay, a helicopter ride over the Twelve Apostles and Shipwreck Coast or catch your breath at the top of the Cape Otway Lighthouse. We are just under two hours from Avalon International Airport and two hours 40 minutes from Melbourne’s Tullamarine International Airport. The renovation of Best Western Apollo Bay Motel and Apartments was completed in 2020. The property offers motel and spacious apartment-style accommodation with reverse-cycle air conditioning, free unlimited wireless internet, bed-side device charging, smart TVs, electric blankets, refrigerator, tea, and coffee making facilities. The implementation of the Best Western We Care Clean protocol, items usually located in your room are readily available on request - toaster, mini bar, hair dryer and complimentary toiletries. Additional facilities include free off-street parking, electric vehicle destination charging, reception internet kiosk, printing facilities, swimming pool and guest laundry. Continental and cooked breakfast is available to your room. Breakfast for coach and tour groups is available in our breakfast room by prior arrangement. Charge back for meals is available. From your mini bar, enjoy the great selection of local boutique brewed beer and cider from Prickly Moses, wines from along the Great Ocean Road Coast, and sparkling wine from Tread Softly. Enjoy in the comfort of your room or by the courtyard pool. Accepted credit cards include MasterCard, Visa, Amex and Union Pay. No fees apply.

2 Moore Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria, 3233, Australia

Cooney Family Trust, trading as Beachcomber Motel and Apartments

The Beachcomber is a small family run motel and apartments, set in a quiet street with a short four minute walk to the beach. The motel provides accommodation for all tastes and budgets and is the perfect base for guests wanting to explore beautiful Apollo Bay and the Otway region.

Beachcomber Motel and Apartments, 13-15 Diana St, Apollo Bay, VIC, 3233, Australia

Southern Waters Farm

Farmstay, Highland Cattle, Beekeeping Buddy, Eggs

Southern Waters Farm, 45 Hickeys Cutting, PO Box 365, Skenes Creek, Apollo Bay, Victoria, 3233, Australia

Saint Aire Farm

We are boutique producers of Grass Fed Beef from Bazadais and Tajima Wagyu blood-lines. Saint Aire Farm operates on regenerative farming principles for bovine, eco-system and human health. Our beef is sold in southern Victoria and we are passionate about supporting our local customers. Please call or email us for any product enquiries.

51 Denney Track, Glenaire, Victoria, 3238, Australia

The Potoroo Pantry

Something sweet for all occasions, freshly baked to order. The Potoroo Pantry is a local soletrader baking business specialising in creating cakes, tarts, cupcakes and biscuits that look and taste delicious. Find me at the Apollo Bay Community Market or get in touch to order a delicious treat or something special for your wedding, anniversary, baby shower, engagement, function, meeting, celebrations and more.

PO Box 277, Apollo Bay, Victoria, 3233, Australia

Coastal Planning

Planning and Environment Consultancy - Statutory and Strategic Planning - VCAT Advocacy

Seahorse Natural Therapies & Accommodation

Seahorse Natural Therapies & Retreat Accommodation is a boutique style accommodation and Natural Therapies Studio, providing Bowen Therapy, Remedial and Relaxation Massage, Gua Sha Facial Massage and Ear Candling. Suited to couples or solo adventurers. If you are looking for a really relaxing piece of paradise by the sea, to unwind or chill for a bit, then this is it! You can enjoy the sounds of crashing waves upon snapper rocks from the apartment, or while you are having a therapy treatment in the separate Balinese style studio at the front of the property.

1 Surf Ave, Skenes Creek, Victoria, 3233, Australia

airbnb owner The Sandcastle Apollo Bay

Short Term Holiday Rental Accomodation

8 Holzer Drive, Apollo Bay, VIC, 3233, VIC, 3233, Australia

Hinds Building

Residential construction services. New homes, extensions and renovations

16 Murray Street, Apollo Bay, Vic, 3233, Australia

Otway Utility Rental Service (OURS)

RENT a Truck, Ute, Trailer and other Equipment to move house, spring clean, renovate or do other odd jobs and projects. Otway Utility Rental Service (OURS) is all about enabling our community to get those odd jobs done with the right vehicles and equipment - easily, affordably and locally. Being located in the remote Otways and Great Ocean Road region no longer means having to struggle with those odd jobs, like moving house, making deliveries, mowing lawns, clearing fallen trees, splitting logs or even high pressure washing your carport or deck. Our mission is to unleash the power of the local sharing economy, where our community can easily and affordably access the vehicles, tools and equipment they need for those one-off, odd or infrequent jobs, when it makes no sense to spend a fortune buying and maintaining your own gear, for just a few hours of use. There’s also no longer the need to go without or break your back on heavy labour that can be made easier, faster and cheaper with the right gear. So, for all those one-off, odd and infrequent jobs, don’t buy or go without, use OURS!

Apollo Bay, Vic, 3233, Australia

Apollo Bay Welding and Fabrication

Gates and fences Stainless steel handrails Handrails General engineering Aluminum fabrication Stainless steel fabrication On-site fabrication and repairs Product design Structural steel works and repairs Steel sales CAD design

1 Arthur Court, Apollo Bay, VIC, 3233

Apollo Bay Surf & Kayak

Apollo Bay Surf & Kayak offer beginner surf lessons, Kayak tours to the seal colony and Hire of surf equipment

47 Montrose Ave, Apollo Bay, Vic, 3233, Australia

South West Tafe

Providing vocational education and training right across Victoria, South West TAFE offers practical and inspiring teaching that prepares students for in-demand jobs now and into the future. Our focus is on delivering courses that give our graduates the skills they need to thrive in their chosen careers. Our campuses are located at Warrnambool, Hamilton, Colac, Portland, Sherwood Park and a training facility at Glenormiston. We offer more than 150 nationally-recognised qualifications and short courses and all are delivered by teachers with practical experience and backed by strong industry connections. These courses are delivered through a blend of on-campus, off-campus, online, workplace, VET Delivered to Secondary Students, traineeships and apprenticeship training. South West TAFE has been recognised as a leading training organisation in Victoria for improved employment outcomes for students.

193/197-205 Timor Street, Warrnambool, Victoria, 3280, Australia


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