On Saturday 18 May, the Great Ocean Road closes between Hardy Street and Noel Street in Apollo Bay from 7.30am to 5pm. During this time, traffic will be detoured via local roads.

On Sunday 19 May, the Great Ocean Road closes to all traffic between Lorne and Apollo Bay from 7am to 2.30pm.

An inland detour will use Deans Marsh-Lorne Road, Birregurra-Forrest Road, Forrest-Apollo Bay Road and Skenes Creek Road.

Drivers are advised to plan their journey, and allow an extra hour for the detour.

For drivers departing Apollo Bay after the festival ends on Sunday, event organisers advise they can:

  • Head south along the Great Ocean Road through Marengo, Lavers Hill, Beech Forest and Colac
  • Head north along the Great Ocean Road by joining the vehicle escort queue in Cawood Street, Apollo Bay. Vehicles will then be escorted to Skenes Creek Road where they can follow the inland detour route via Forrest and Deans Marsh

For the latest traffic information around the state visit VicTraffic or download the VicTraffic app via your app store.

If you see any hazards on our roads, please report them to the VicRoads Traffic Management Centre on 13 11 70, open 24/7. In an emergency, call Triple Zero.