Nordic Kayaks Great Ocean Paddle

20km open water paddle from Point Roadnight, Anglesea to Fishermans beach, Torquay. Set yourself a New Year challenge!

The Great Ocean Paddle is a fast paced 20km downwind race along the iconic Victorian Surf Coast. Grab your ski, SUP, outrigger or paddle board and join us on the Great Ocean Road for Victoria's premier ocean paddling marathon.

Traverse the iconic surf breaks of Bells Breach, Winkipop and Torquay and experience one of the world's most spectacular downwind paddle race.

Peak Adventure will also offer a 5km adventure paddle event at Fisherman Beach as part of the Peak Adventure weekend paddle festival.

Photo credit: Samuel Costin

For many reasons, events may be cancelled, postponed or details changed. Please check the individual event's official website or social media channels for the latest information.


Surf Coast Shire Council Acknowledges the Wadawurrung People, and Gulidjan and Gadubanud Peoples of the Eastern Maar, their Elders and leaders past, present and emerging as the Traditional Owners of the skies, land, waters and sea country across our municipality. We acknowledge their care and custodianship for more than 60,000 years, which continues today. We walk with them as we respectfully care for and tread lightly on these lands. We also extend that respect to all First Nations people who are part of the community.