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Great Ocean Road

Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 605 120
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This 108-mile coastal drive along Australia's southwestern shore winds its way around rugged cliffs, through lush rainforests and windswept beaches.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

GOR is a must visit whilst in Melbourne. Drive carefully & slowly because Yellow Fox, Brown Rabbits & Possums (other wild life crosses this stretch of road), The cold cold sea breeze blows strongly...even my hair gel are giving way. But the sight is mesmerizing...More

Thank Texan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although, there was some challenging corners in Mount Otway National Park~ The drive in GOR proves to be scenic and majestic. But be aware that not to be too attracted by the beautiful coastline and nice scenery and too focus on driving every single minute.

Thank Chong B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The great Ocean road, even on a cloudy day is beautiful, no doubt. However be aware of a couple of things. Most of the beautiful picture perfect views you get from viewing platforms/ tracks off the road. I don't mind it at all, I'd even...More

Thank Lieven M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very long journey from Melbourne, me and my friend went with a big tour (tour that booked with one of those tour agents in Chinatown) The tour set off from the city before 8pm, it took hours to get to the The...More

Thank Laylan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandering along the Great Ocean Road is one of life's real pleasures. Give yourself a whole day to explore the wonders along the way. Their are some great spots for a surf, a walk, and for a feed as you wander along. Culminating in the...More

Thank barca_fanatic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have two days to drive the Great Ocean Road. We did most of the stops due to time constraints. Would recommend you try and do them all. Must see the twelve apostle, plus the lighthouses, the grotto. Get a good local map and find all...More

Thank Lesleyh409
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My sister and I took a day trip out along the Great Ocean Road on a trip to Melbourne in February 2017. The roads were great, easy to follow and the different stone arch & formation attractions along the road are amazing. Definitely worth visiting...More

Thank KrystleBT
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Melbourne and long for a road-trip with spectacular views, this is the best place to be! Waves, limestone rocks, cliffs, gorges, forested roads along the coastline- journey to the 12 Apostles via the great ocean road is worthwhile. You may also take...More

Thank lshatabdi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A person who visit Melbourne, should not miss the journey of Great ocean road. Awesome journey between the beautiful nature. 12 Apostles is the place located at great ocean road. Amazing place. I would recommend if a person can do a self drive will love...More

Thank jigs_vak2007
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came for the Running Festival. The scenery is spectacular, the locals are friendly, the koalas are plump ;)

Thank JaymieOK
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Elise H
We are travelling from Adelaide to see the 12 Apostle.we have 3 days at least and including return to Adelaide .what is the easy way to do this. Thanks Elise
20 April 2017|
Response from familyfrenzy | Reviewed this property |
Hi Elise, The closest town to the Apostles is Port Campbell which is about an 8 hour drive from Adelaide. I think 3 days would be a push: a day to drive, a day to look around, a day to drive home. You might be better staying... More
Aman K
How far is 7 apposle from ocean Rd?
22 December 2016|
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Response from cheyenneleto | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot at the Apostles and then you can have a walk around for about 5 minutes to see all the Apostles.
Chee S
which is the best town to stay for a nite along GOR from Melbourne to Twelve Apostles? I have 2 or 3 nites for this route, 2adults and 2kids (7years old and 4 years old). we are coming to GOR from Philip Island. Is Torquay a nice place for overnite? or Geelong? or drive further to Anglesea or Apollo Bay? Apollo Bay is a bit too far from Philip Island, we will have to rush to arrive before sunset (winter: by 5pm?). The next town to stay would be Port Campbell or Warrnambool? after this, we will go to Healesville. We are concerned about snacks/foods and washrooms along the way. where should we stock in the foods? is it convenient to buy from stores (eg IGA express) along the way?
25 September 2016|
Response from ShannonE848 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chee, we stayed in Apollo Bay and I think you could definitely get there from Philip Island. Torquay would not take you very long to get to from Philip Island so I would drive a lot further along. There is lots to see... More