Peppermint and Travel+Leisure explore the best Ecoescapes

The Great Ocean Ecolodge has recently had the pleasure of welcoming some great travel journalists: Leeyong Soo from Peppermint Magazine and Madeline Gressel from Travel and Leisure Southeast Asia as they escaped to some of Australia’s most exciting eco destinations. This is what Leeyong discovered on the Great Ocean Road: It’s easy to see why the […]

One of the World’s Best Ecolodges – National Geographic Traveler

We are delighted to announce that the Great Ocean Ecolodge has just been selected as one of the world’s best by National Geographic Traveler. Here’s what they said: Located on the grounds of the Conservation Ecology Centre in Victoria, the Great Ocean Ecolodge also borders Great Otway National Park, which protects swaths of eucalyptus forests, thundering waterfalls, […]

Potoroos in the Night

Pip, a young Long-nosed Potoroo has recently joined the team at the Conservation Ecology Centre, joining forces with the Sugar Gliders to create a special nocturnal experience for guests of the Great Ocean Ecolodge. After dinner guests are invited to accompany a Conservation Research Assistant on a nocturnal wildlife encounter, to meet these special animals […]

Recent reviews: Isabelle’s Travel Guide and The Aussie Nomad

We are so proud of Cape Otway and the Great Ocean Road and love love sharing this beautiful part of the world with our guests.  Occasionally we host journalists who share their experiences of their time here through the media.  Recently we were delighted to welcome Isabelle Kenis from Isabelle’s Travel Guide and Chris Richardson […]

Announcing the safe arrival of beautiful endangered Tiger Quoll joeys

We are delighted to announce the arrival of four beautiful, endangered Tiger Quoll joeys. The gorgeous spotted joeys are now three months old and fit into the palm of your hand. Lizzie Corke, CEO of the Conservation Ecology Centre, says raising this many joeys in a first breeding season is unusual but the joeys are […]

Wilderness Weekend at the Great Ocean Ecolodge

The Great Ocean Ecolodge was delighted to welcome journalist Leeyong Soo for a weekend in the wilderness. See Leeyong’s blog  and read more about her adventures in Melbourne Weekly. Take a wilderness weekend of your own to recharge this winter!  This is a magical time on the Great Ocean Road – the waterfalls are beautiful and the spectacular […]

The Age reviews the Great Ocean Ecolodge

The Great Ocean Ecolodge was delighted to welcome Craig Tansley from The Age. You can read about his experience below or visit the The Age Online to view the full article. Craig Tansley joins Great Ocean Ecolodge guests in the fight to save the tiger quoll. There’s an awful lot more talk about poo than you’d […]