Seven reasons Loch Hart Music Festival is the perfect weekend roadtrip

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Seven reasons Loch Hart Music Festival is the perfect weekend roadtrip

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Loch Hart Music Festival is almost here, decorating a secluded pocket of the Great Ocean Road with fantastic music, comedy, food, drink along with one extra special ingredient: inclusiveness. It’s in a marvellous location and everyone who attends is welcomed as a member of the Loch Hart community. Sustainably-minded, the festival has won accolades for it’s forward-thinking approach to saving the planet while their strategy to putting on a good time draws from raucous house parties of the past… Yes, please!

Join us as we explore seven reasons this is the perfect weekend getaway:

The BYO policy

Beer, cider, bubbles, as long as it’s not contained in glass, it’s fine by Loch Hart Music Festival! Drag your esky down to the amphitheatre and pair your favourite poison with whoever’s playing on the main stage at the time. If you get tired of your personal stash, mosey over to the James Bully Forbes Bar for an ice-cold Forrest Brewery local craft beer or fancy cocktail.

The Great Ocean Road

Did you know Loch Hart is located on Australia’s most-celebrated stretch of road? Yes! In fact, it’s just a stone’s throw from the iconic Twelve Apostles. Loch Hart is the only festival where you can wake up and see the ocean from your tent!

Alex Dyson

The Laughs

Former triple j breakfast host, Independent candidate for Wannon, and all-round rat-dog Alex Dyson will preside over the festival’s inaugural Comedy Hour in the cosy surrounds of festival’s giant tepee. Loch Hart 2019 is presenting a cavalcade of local comic talent including Luka Miller, Annie Louey, Aurelia St. Clair and Alex Keen.

The Sunset

Make your way to sunset point and scope out the best possie a touch after 8pm and you’ll be rewarded with one of the most beautiful sights, the sun setting over the Shipwreck Coast. It’s the perfect opportunity to cuddle up with your nearest and dearest and reflect on the day that’s been, just before the nighttime festivities kick-off!

The Eats

Festival-ing is hungry work but Loch Hart has you covered! There’ll be Fugazi Pizza, Hotties Eat Rotis, Dolly Bus Mobile Vegan Food, Ubatooba and more culinary delights to keep your belly happy all weekend long.

The Yoga

Start your morning right. Stretching out those tired limbs from your efforts on the dance floor the night before with our Yogi in residence Maisy Jane who’ll be leading classes Saturday and Sunday morning. Namaste!


The Music

Last but not least… the main event! The music! Beloved indie darlings Alpine lead a star-studded cast of Australian stars including Didirri, Genesis Owusu, Alice Ivy, Cry Club, and stacks more! There’s something for everybody in Loch Hart’s genre-spanning three-day musical program.

So what are you waiting for? Come on down to Loch Hart Music Festival from Friday November 15 to Sunday November 17 at Princetown on the Great Ocean Road. Final tix on sale now.