"The Drive Of Your Life" Great Ocean Road Tip by tigerjapan

Great Ocean Road, Melbourne: 116 reviews and 221 photos

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The Great Ocean Road follows the dramatically beautiful and varied south west Victorian coast, winding along breathtaking cliff faces, pastoral scenes of rich green hills to the magnificence of the Otway Ranges and the 12 Apostles.

At the heart of the Great Ocean Road are the charming coastal towns of Apollo Bay and Lorne etc. Here you will find top-notch cafes and restaurants, unique shops and accommodation. Also worth mentioning are Port Campbell & Port Fairy, both less crowded than Apollo Bay & Lorne.

For much of the way the road clings to the coastline, twisting and turning, with every bend revealing a sight more spectacular than the last. See the grand architecture where the ocean has carved mighty arches, caverns and coves from the rock. Then follow its trail past soothing estuaries and gentle bays.

For those of you interested in the Great Ocean Road it's easier to look-up the towns along the road itself: Torquay, Anglesea, Apollo Bay, Cape Otway, Port Campbell, Warrnambool and then after the Great Ocean Road is Port Fairy.

Address: 180 km Between Allansford VIC 3277 & Torquay VIC 3228
Directions: South East coast of Victoria
Phone: 13 0068 9297
Website: http://www.greatoceanroad.org

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  • Updated Sep 21, 2005
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