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Dooleys Ice Cream - The Ice Cream Tub

89 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
+61 3 5237 7581
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gelato” (40 reviews)
“ice cream” (232 reviews)
“lemon curd” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Gluten Free Options
89 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at Dooleys on a recent trip to the great ocean road based on the recommendation of a tour guide. I was SO happy I did! They've clearly won lots of awards and I'd have to come back multiple times to try all their award...More

Thank Rquinn09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing the choice. We had a guided tour of their icecream "treasures" with the most amazing flavours!

Thank saliap2017
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Visited upon my cousin's recommendation and bought three flavours - milo, lemon curd and hazelnut - for aud11. First two flavours were thick and nice but the hazelnut was so-so only. Didn't really feel it was worth the money.

Thank Serene X
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I tried vegemite icecream, sounds weird but it's way better than you think! Vanilla, chocolate and milk icecream was really good too!

Thank Nathalie F
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Best tasting ice with a nice balance of milk solids and flavouring, and not too sweet. A winner is their lemon curd ice-cream. Do try the vegemite ice-cream which is excellent. One of the very few ice creameries that produce it. Single scoop starts from...More

Thank LinLoTS
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I do believe this is the best ice cream i have ever tasted, it was so creamy and my selection of ice cream tasted awesome, would highly recommend

Thank Paulw1503
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Really great ice cream shop with award winning ice creams and unique flavours of ice-cream or sorbet.

Thank gl0rs
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Beautiful spot to get a nice ice-cream & sit down & enjoy life. A heap of flavours & what we had was absolutely delicious.

Thank Glenn D
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This ice cream shop is award winning with very good reason. The ice cream is completely delicious! I went here twice in my time at Apollo Bay and both visits the staff were extremely patient, letting me taste a couple of flavours of ice cream...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We loved the ice cream the first time but swore we would not have another as we were so full the first time. Sadly pure gluttony overtook us and we went back twice more. The staff were lovely and friendly, a great range of flavours...More

Thank kitl4
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$17
Restaurant features
Takeout, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Apollo Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5237 7581
Australia's Number ONE Ice Cream made here in Apollo Bay! Our Vanilla Premium Ice Cream won the 2015 Australian Grand Dairy Awards Champion Ice Cream!! Dooley's Multi Award Winning Premium Ice Cream is made with premium quality produce. Available at 89 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay. There you can view the Premium Ice Cream being made and purchase the good stuff! Gelato and Dairy Free Sorbet are also available. So next time you're travelling the glorious Great Ocean Road, come in and view our many awards and trophies from the Australian Grand Dairy Awards, Royal Melbourne Show, Dairy Industry Association of Australia, Dairy Industry Association of Victoria and the Sydney Royal Show! Winners of around 270 awards since 2008 and counting!!
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