Fun for all on the Surf Coast

Playgrounds and picnic areas

There are plenty of play areas and picnic tables on offer all along the Surf Coast for families featuring stunning coastal backdrops and ocean views. Indulge in fish and chips on the beach or bring your own supplies for a BBQ feast while the kids roam the playgrounds.

The Great Ocean Road Coast Committee manage the numerous playgrounds and picnic areas across the coast, including:


Torquay

Darian Road Car Park

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Change facilities 
  • Disability toilet
  • Disability access
  • Picnic tables 

Fishermans Beach

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Change facilities
  • Disability toilet
  • Disability access
  • Picnic tables
  • Drinking fountains 
  • Boat ramp 

Elephant Walk

Facilities

  • Toilets 
  • Change facilities 
  • Drinking fountains 
  • Photo lookout 
  • Playground
  • Liberty swing (for wheelchairs – keys available at Torquay Visitor Centre)
  • Picnic tables
  • Shelters 
  • BBQs 

Cosy Corner

Facilities

  •  Toilets 
  • Change facilities 
  • Disability toilets 
  • Disability access
  • Picnic tables 
  • BBQs

Torquay Front Beach

Facilities

  • Toilets 
  • Change facilities 
  • Disability toilets 
  • Drinking fountains 
  • Playground 
  • Picnic tables 
  • BBQs

Play Park (Esplanade)

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Disability toilets 
  • Disability access 
  • Drinking fountains 
  • Playground 
  • Picnic tables
  • Shelters 
  • BBQs

Spring Creek

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Disability toilets
  • Disability access (at Surf Club)
  • Photo lookout 
  • Playground
  • Picnic tables
  • Shelters
  • BBQs 

Voss’s Car Park

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Change facilities 
  • Disability toilets
  • Disability access (at Surf Club)
  • Photo lookout 
  • Picnic tables
  • Shelters
  • BBQs

Torquay Common

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Change facilities 
  • Disability toilets
  • Disability access (paths only)
  • Drinking fountains
  • Photo lookout 
  • Playground
  • Picnic tables
  • Shelters
  • BBQs

Jan Juc

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Change facilities 
  • Disability toilets
  • Drinking fountains
  • Photo lookout
  • Picnic tables

Taylors Park

Facilities

  • Disability access (paths only)
  • Photo lookout (over ponds)
  • Picnic tables
  • Shelters
  • BBQs

Point Danger

Facilities

  • Disability access (paths only)
  • Drinking fountains
  • Photo lookout 
  • Picnic tables

 

Anglesea

Anglesea River (4 Kings Car Park)

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Change facilities 
  • Disability toilets
  • Disability access
  • Drinking fountains
  • Photo lookout
  • Playground (Surf Coast Shire managed)

Point Roadknight

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Change facilities
  • Disability toilets
  • Disability access (at Yacht Club low tide)
  • Picnic tables
  • BBQs

Lorne

Erskine River, Grove Road

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Disability toilets
  • Playground
  • Picnic tables
  • Shelters
  • BBQs

Upper section of Erskine River

Facilities

  • Picnic tables

Erskine River, Swing Bridge

Facilities

  • Picnic tables

Erskine Paddock

Facilities

  • Playground
  • Picnic tables
  • Shelters
  • BBQs

Central Lorne

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Change facilities
  • Disability toilets
  • Disability access
  • Drinking fountains
  • Playground
  • Picnic tables
  • Shelters
  • BBQs

Scotchmans Hill

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Change facilities 
  • Disability toilets 
  • Photo lookout
  • Picnic tables
  • Shelters
  • BBQs

Point Grey

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Disability toilets
  • Picnic tables
  • BBQs

Shelly Beach

Facilities

  • Picnic tables

The Surf Coast Shire manage a number of other playgrounds along the coast. To view their full list of playgrounds and facilities, visit their website.

Things to do on the coast