Ocean Road Accommodation - Booking System

Sales & Marketing

Ocean Road Accomodation provides Motel and Apartments owners a cheap and easy way to advertise their properties.
Increasing your bookings by allowing guests to make direct bookings rather than through online booking agents. By eliminating commission charges businesses can choose to increase profits over competitors or alternately use their financial advantage to compete on price or a combination of each.
For example - a motel who offer guests a 10% discount through Booking.com or Expedia will loose an additional 15% in commission (a total of nearly 25%)
For a motel who takes direct bookings, they can offer 20% discount and still make more profit than a competitor who offer 10% discount through an on line agency

Package Tours

Ocean Road Accomodation now has facilities to advertise and sell package tours plus short stay and long stay accommodation deals.
The Ocean Road Accommodation now only handles the booking system and all promotions are done through the Discover South West Victoria web site.
To find out more about please e-mail info@oceanraodaccommotaion.com.au or inf@discoversouthwestvictoria.com.au.

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Towns and Cities

Promoting this Region

This region is the birthplace of the Australian nation, where Australians threw off colonial rule and where our national identity was created.
The discovery of vast fertile plains of the Western district in the 1830's led to a wave of farming settlement and within a few years the discovery of gold in the Ballarat attracted settlers from al over Europe, Asia and the America's. This region has since then become one of the most historically and culturally diverse in Australia and the two websites, Discover South West Victoria and Ocean Road Accommodation are specifically aimed to promoting this region through feature articles, news.
We are locally based and provide an accurate and impartial picture of the region and unlike Australia's, Sydney based tourism we provide truthful and accurate information about this region.



Locally Owned On Line Booking System

A cost effective alternative to the large international companies who now dominate Australia's on line accommodations.
Ocean Road Accommodation is totally commission free and only charges an annual fee to use the system.
A 20 unit motel can typically save between $40,000 and $60,000 in commissions.

Ocean Road Accommodation covers the following regions

  • The spectacular scenery of The Great Ocean Road and the iconic 12 Apostles
  • Kangaroo Island - one of Australia's"Top 10" tourist attractions
  • Australia's best wine regions including McLaren Vale, Coonawarra and Barossa
  • Australian history - Ballarat and the Eureka uprising
  • Gold - the discovery which triggered a massive migration from all points of the globe.
  • The Grampians - all of Australia's unique flora and fauna in one place
  • Eco tourism - wetlands of the Coorong and the temperate rain forrest of The Otways
  • The Australian outback country around Keith and Naracoorte, typical of Australia vast inland regions
  • Australia's best known surfing locations - Bell's Beach - Torquay ect
  • Rich farming regions of the Western Districts of Victoria which sustained Australia's growth after the gold rush.




The Great Ocean Road web site cover the two main routes between Melbourne and Adelaide. The coastal route, shown in Blue in the map opposite and the inland route between Melbourne and Adelaide (shown in Orange) and the interconnecting roads are shown in red.
By combining the coastal and inland roads visitors can create their own tours based of the time available and their own interests

This guide is an independent and unbiased assessments of all the significant destinations and interesting locations between Melbourne and Adelaide
We strive to give visitors a true indication of what they can expect to see and experience, rather than sugar coating everything, if we consider an attraction or location is not very interesting - then we say so.
We also try to promote destinations and locations which we believe are worthwhile visiting and we have tried to give comprehensive and accurate descriptions of each location and attraction so visitors can assess if it may be of particular interest to them.....



Adelaide - Melbourne
Grampians and Goldfields
Great Ocean Road
Limestone Coast

Ocean Road Accommodation is specifically set up to cover these regions
Properties have the option to provide availability and pricing information to allow accommodation searches through the system



The Great Winery Tour - an easy three or four day tour taking in McLaren Vale, Mt Benson, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley.The round trip from Adelaide can be done by car or via public transport

The Great Southern Touring Route- a three to five day tour, taking in the Great Ocean Road, Grampians and Ballarat gold region. The round trip from Melbourne can done via public transport or by car and can be tailorwed to suit various interests, history eco tourism or just sightseeing and relaxing


The One Way Ticket - either Melbourne to Adelaide, or vice versa taking in some of Australia's best coastal scenery. This typically can be a 5 to 6 day tour or add a day or two for a couple of memorable inland diversions


The Grand Tour - take 10 or 12 days to see it all, from Adelaide (the city of churches) to Melbourne and back covering some of Australia's of the best scenery, ecology and history.


Ocean Road Mobile

Ocean Road Accommodation is a multi platform site and is fully functional on mobile phones, tablets as well as desktop and laptop computers.

Rather than trying to scale a large web site to try to fit it to a small screen, the Ocean Road web site has a dedicated layout specifically designed to be used on small screens. This makes the booking system far simpler and results in more bookings and less confusion with users.