20 January 202030 September 2021 Apollo Bay Oil Painting from Marriners Lookout Apollo Bay oil painting looking from Marriners Lookout. Apollo Bay is a beach resort on Victoria’s Surf Coast on the famous Great Ocean Road and on the way to the Twelve Apostles rock formation. The permanent population o Apollo Bay is about 1700 which swells to more than 15,000 in the summer holidays. The climb to Marriners Lookout offers a taste of rainforest and grassland. Behind Apollo bay are the Otway Ranges which include some of the wettest places in the state.