Picture: The team from Live Wire Park, Lorne.

The Great Ocean Road region shone brightly at the annual RACV Victorian Tourism Awards on November 28, 2019.

Several local businesses and organisations won awards for their innovation, customer service and commitment to improving the visitor experience in the region and beyond.

After winning the same category for three consecutive years, Alkina Lodge and Parks Victoria were inducted into the Hall of Fame.

“Huge congratulations to these award-winning local businesses that have been recognised for their innovation, product development and improving the visitor experience across the Great Ocean Road region,” said Great Ocean Road Tourism Inc General Manager, Liz Price.

Category winners

Luxury Accommodation

Gold – Alkina Lodge

Hosted Accommodation

Gold – Heytesbury House B & B

New Tourism Business

Gold – Live Wire Park (Lorne)

Tourism Education and Training

Silver – China Host Program

Bronze – South West TAFE, Warrnambool

Deluxe Accommodation

Bronze – Cape Nelson Lighthouse Accommodation

Tourism Restaurants & Catering Services

Silver – Apollo Bay Bakery


Silver – 12 Apostles Lodge Walk

For a full list of winners, please go to 2019 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards.