With so much to see and do in Ocean Grove and the surrounding area, it’s no wonder that many people want to stay a few nights. Ocean Grove Holiday Park is a great place to stay for a longer Ocean Grove expedition, giving you more time to explore the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula.
The Ocean Grove Holiday Park
Ocean Grove Holiday Park is located on 90 Wallington road in the Barwon Heads section of Ocean Grove. It is within walking distance of the Blue Waters Lake Reserve and Ocean Grove Golf Club.
The Holiday Park is approx. 98 kilometers from Victoria’s capital of Melbourne by car, which is about an hour and 16 minute drive. If you are starting in Melbourne and you don’t have a car, it is also possible to take public transportation to Ocean Grove Holiday Park. Hop on the V/Line at the Southern Cross Railway Station in Melbourne, and take it to the city of Geelong. In Geelong, take the 55 bus to your destination. If you are starting in Geelong, the drive to the holiday park is only about 20 minutes.
Types of Accomodation
Unlike some caravan parks that only have limited accommodations, Ocean Grove Holiday Park offers a wide variety of villas and camping spaces for guests to enjoy.
Standard Family Room
Although they are the smallest cabins available to rent, the standard cabins come with everything you need for an enjoyable stay. The self-contained cabins feature two bedrooms with a double bed in the first bedroom, and bunks in the second.
The cabin can easily accommodate a couple or a family of up to 6. Each cabin comes with cooking facilities that include a refrigerator, electric kettle, microwave, stovetop, toaster, kitchenware, and a dining table. Most of the holiday cabins feature a verandah with a table and chairs.
Each cabin furthermore comes equipped with a wardrobe, air conditioning, flat screen TV, ironing facilities and iron, a sofa, and board games/puzzles. Guests should be aware that linen will only be provided for an extra fee. Like all the other accommodations provided by the Ocean Grove Holiday Park, standard family rooms are non-smoking.
Deluxe Family Rooms
Though unable to sleep more people than the standard cabins, the deluxe family rooms is better equipped. The cabins contain 2 bedrooms, with a queen sized bed in the first, and bunk beds in the second. Some cabins will have a double bed, with a single in the second bedroom.
The fully self-contained deluxe cabins feature a zoned living area separate from the fully equipped kitchen, making the place feel more like a regular house. This makes the deluxe cabin a better option for those who would like to cook during their stay in the holiday park.
The deluxe family rooms come with free toiletries, but towels and sheets are an extra fee. Most of the deluxe cabins feature a spacious verandah with a table and chairs. Like the standard family rooms, the deluxe ones additionally come with a wardrobe, ironing facilities and iron, flat screen TV, sofa, board games/puzzles, and air conditioning.
Two or Three Bedroom Villas
The nicest and the largest of the accommodations available at the Ocean Grove Holiday Park, villa cabins provide a more luxurious stay. The family friendly cabins come in both two bedroom and 3 bedroom designs, with a queen sized bed in the main bedroom, and bunk beds in the others.
Being the largest of the cabin styles, the villa cabins can sleep up to eight guests. They also feature a larger living area to accommodate more people, with 2×2 seater settees allowing guests to relax and enjoy some quality time together.
Like the deluxe cabins, the villa cabins feature a private, fully equipped kitchen with everything you need to whip up some delicious food during your stay. The bathroom contains free toiletries, toilet and bath or shower, towels, and a hairdryer.
Unlike the other cabins, linens and towels are included in your stay at a villa cabin. The majority of villa cabins have a spacious verandah with a table and chairs, perfect for relaxing at the end of a busy day of fun, or enjoying your morning coffee!
Caravans and Camping
If you are traveling with a caravan, or want to pop up a tent and enjoy the Victoria climate, Ocean Grove Holiday Park has you covered. The park has plenty of powered and non-powered sites for you to park your caravan and take a break from your journey.
If tent camping is your passion, the caravan park also has plenty of spaces to pitch your tent. With drinking water, toilets, and even a barbeque area, Ocean Grove Holiday Park has everything you need for a short or a long stay.
Ocean Grove Holiday Park Amenities and Activities
There are plenty of activities for both adults and children to enjoy at the Ocean Grove Holiday Park. The gas heated swimming pool provides fun for patrons of all age groups, and allows for aquatic pleasure even on cooler days.
A favourite among the younger patrons, a giant jumping pillow near the bbq area provides hours of entertainment. Nearby, the adults can cook up some dinner on the gas powered barbeques. Also ideal for kids is the children’s playground, called the “Adventure Playground” which will provide further fun for the younger crowd.
Activities that adults may enjoy include the synthetic grass full size tennis court and the games room. Just be sure you bring your own rackets and tennis balls. Although there aren’t any full basketball courts in the caravan park, there is a basketball hoop set up next to the playground, so feel free to bring a ball and practice your jump shots!
Things To Do Near The Holiday Park
With Ocean Grove providing easy access to the most exciting activities on beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, its no shock that Ocean Grove Holiday Park is a great location for people looking to have a memorable vacation.
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Ocean Grove Beach
Just over 2 kilometers away, Ocean Grove Beach lies only a 4 minute drive from the caravan park. A pristine surf beach that provides excellent open-ocean swimming and surfing, Ocean Grove Beach is the perfect location for a day of fun, or a short stroll in the evening.
The beach is patrolled during the bathing season by the Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club, making it a safe option for families and watersports enthusiasts. The beach is backed by a narrow promenade that is a favourite haunt of the local skate scene. Amenities nearby include public toilets and showers, a boat ramp, and tons of free parking.
Ocean Grove Golf Club
Literally within walking distance of the caravan park, Ocean Grove Golf Club offers immaculate greens, and a challenging 9 hole course. The club is set on the Barwon River Estuary bounded by the Connewarre State Game Reserve, meaning golfers should be prepared to see a wide variety of bird species.
The club captures rain water to ensure vibrant greens all year round, even through drought. The course caters to all levels of golfer, from beginners, up to the low marker. Theres no need to join the club in order to enjoy the spectacular course. A simple green fee will give any golf enthusiast access to the course, so don’t leave your irons at home!
Craft Beer, Wine & Spirits
Ocean Grove is also home to many fantastic restaurants and producers of craft beer and award-winning wine. Sit down at the Driftwood Cafe for healthy Australian cuisine with vegan and vegetarian options or try the Ming Terrace Chinese Food Restaurant for an authentic Chinese experience.
Ocean Grove is home to artisanal producers of wine, beer, whiskey and more! Pop over to Oakdene Vinyards to sample some award-winning wines, handcrafted in Ocean Grove. For beer lovers, Blackmans Brewery Ocean Grove, and BrewiColo will hit the spot with their locally produced craft beers. And lovers of hard liquor shouldn’t feel left out, as The Whiskery Bellarine and Bellarine Distillery produce the best whiskey and gin to be found in the region!
Booking Your Stay
If you are ready to book, you can do so here. Just keep in mind that a two night minimum is required.
As a destination Ocean Grove has everything you could ask for, and there’s no better place to begin your adventure from than Ocean Grove Holiday Park. With its wide range of cabins, variety of amenities and activities, and proximity to some of Ocean Grove’s best sights and experiences, the Ocean Grove Holiday Park is your ideal home base on the Bellarine Peninsula!