GrEAT Ocean Road Trip: Catch of the Day

The final leg of our GrEAT Ocean Road trip takes us on a discovery beyond your expectations – go a little further to reap the sweetest rewards – where fishermen of all types flock to catch a big one!

A dish of Calamari from Clock by the Bay in Portland

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

The final leg of our GrEAT Ocean Road trip takes us on a discovery beyond your expectations – go a little further to reap the sweetest rewards – where fishermen of all types flock to catch a big one! 

Portland is renowned for ocean fishing made abundant by unique conditions in the Southern Ocean that surrounds the town. 

Further on we explore Nelson, a small fishing village known for some of the BIGGEST catches, plus we visit a local chef who holds the local fresh seafood in the highest regard. 

This episode features: 

Alister MacDonald, Portland Fish Market, Portland

Drop into the Portland Fish Market to pick up locally caught seafood and have a yarn with Alister. 

Gordon Stokes, Cape Nelson Lighthouse, Cape Nelson

Stay at Cape Nelson Lighthouse cottages to experience the life of a lightkeeper and explore the spectacular surrounds.  

Joe O’Conner, Game On Fishing Charters, Portland

Book with Joe at Game On Fishing Charters to catch ocean fish or a big tuna.  Or leave the fishing to the experts and take a sightseeing tour.

Neil Shelton, Nelson Hotel, Nelson

At Nelson you can cruise through your days and fish for Mulloway in the Glenelg River,  Stop in to the Nelson Hotel to find out what’s biting and who has caught the latest big one. 

Matt Lipscombe, Clock By The Bay, Portland

Dine at Portland’s Clock by the Bay to taste delicacies from the Southern Ocean, prepared with skill and care.  Bookings are essential 

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