There are many reasons that Ocean Grove makes a great choice for a holiday. The weather is pleasant throughout the year and there are a number of interesting attractions and fun outdoor activities. A holiday rental home in Ocean Grove will give you a place to return after days filled with adventure.
Beautiful beaches provide the opportunity for all manner of water related activities including swimming, boating, diving and surfing. Diving and surfing lessons are available as is equipment rental. That means that even if you have never tried either of these exciting activities that your holiday to Ocean Grove is the perfect time to give them a go. Golf, hiking and cycling are also quite popular. There are a number vineyards and wineries located within a short distance of Ocean Grove. Consider spending a day visiting some of them. You will be able to participate in a wine tasting, enjoy the beautiful grounds or simply learn about the process of making wine.
There are many interesting attractions and special events that take place each year in Ocean Grove. The Queenscliffe Maritime Museum is a great place to spend an afternoon learning about how important of a role the sea has played in the history of this area. There are also a number of art galleries, such as the Geelong Gallery. Browse works from local artists and, perhaps, buy a piece by which you will be able to remember your visit. Annual events, such as the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival and the National Celtic Festival take place near Ocean Grove. The kids will enjoy a stop to Adventure Park, where they can spend an afternoon cooling off in this fun water park.
Ocean Grove boasts mild warm, sunny winters and cool summers. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between 10° and 14° C and the average highs are between 22° and 26° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 7° and 9° C and the highs are between 17° and 20° C. During the summer, the average lows are 5° to 6° C and average highs are 14° to 15° C. There is between 28 and 49 mm of rain per month.
The closest airport to Ocean Grove is Avalon Airport, located about 45 minutes away. Another option is Tullamarine Melbourne Airport (MEC), which is about a 90 minute drive from Ocean Grove. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.