GrEAT Ocean Road Trip - Boats, Brae & Berries

This leg of our GrEAT Ocean Road Trip brings you to the beautiful Otways, where the rich soil and high rainfall helps to grow some of our region’s most delicious food.

An aerial view of Otway Blueberries in Gellibrand

GrEAT Ocean Road Trip series

Explore some of the well-known and lesser-known food and producers from Victoria’s Great Ocean Road Region, showcasing the range and quality of food experiences available from and in the area.

6 minutes

This leg of our GrEAT Ocean Road Trip brings you to the beautiful Otways, where the rich soil and high rainfall helps to grow some of our region’s most delicious food and some of our most well-known chefs ‘hero’ the produce spectacularly.  

Dan Hunter from the award-winning Brae in Birregurra shares his philosophy and we learn about the life of a cray fisherman and the Southern Rock Lobster caught in Bass Strait. 

This episode features: 

Dan Hunter, Brae Restaurant, Birregurra 

Experience fine dining, celebrating seasonal local produce at Brae in Birregurra year-round. Dining and accommodation packages are available. Advance bookings are essential.   

Nick Polgeest, Apollo Bay Fisherman’s Co-operative, Apollo Bay 

Southern Rock Lobster caught in Bass Strait is available at the Apollo Bay Harbour Fish Shop and appears on local restaurant menus year-round. 

Wayne Knight, Otways Blueberries, Gellibrand 

Pick your own blueberries in Gellibrand at Otway Blueberries, or pick up a punnet from the Apollo Bay Saturday Market or the Garden of Eden in Colac between December and April.

Michelle Davidson, Forrest Guesthouse, Forrest 

Book a stay at Forrest Guesthouse to explore the Great Otway National Park, experience local produce and the mountain bike trails year-round. 

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