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Great Ocean Road

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Address: Victoria, Australia
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This 108-mile coastal drive along Australia's southwestern shore winds its...

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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Fabulous trip

Hired a car and spent 5 days touring this fantastic route. Saw The Apostles and many more sights besides beyond those spectacular sea stacks.

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Bognor Regis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hired a car and spent 5 days touring this fantastic route. Saw The Apostles and many more sights besides beyond those spectacular sea stacks.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I can only described this place as amazing and breathtaking. Best spot to go to watch sunset or sunrise is Mutton Bird Island. It has bench and decking platform to sit and enjoy the views. Tips: 1. If you are visiting from interstate, it's best to book accommodation around Port Campbell. It has convenience store, local pub and restaurants. 2.... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Starting from Melbourne we took 3 days to go along the GOR before heading inland at Warnhambool. Its a great ride. Day one wasn't the best and it rained all day - go prepared. We stopped night 1 in Apollo Bay - lovely. Day two we went along all the tourist elements of the twelve apostles, and landed in Port... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Day TWELVE of my trip from Perth to Melbourne and on my way back. I decided to go from Melbourne to Adelaide via the Great Ocean Road and wasn't disappointed. Once I got used to the constant coastal bends (the exact opposite of most of the rest of my drive) I found it excellent and stops at places like Lorne... More 

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Branxton, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a day to spare on our recent holiday around Australia so we hired a car from Tullamarine and ventured toward the Great Ocean Rd. Eventually left the freeway and joined onto the coast road, was not expecting the multitude of crazy, incompetent, uncaring drivers on this stretch of road. Countless cars and motorbikes crossing double lines to overtake and... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from Torquay so that we were on the coastal side of the road as opposed to the other direction where we would have been looking across the oncoming traffic to the coast. We didn't book hotels ahead but found there were plenty of decent places to stay wherever we chose to stop.

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Thank LPW24
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's no doubt about it driving along the Great Ocean Road is on many people's bucket list and if it isn't it should be! A true Australian landmark of natural beauty. Lots of lovely towns to visit and break up your trip with special mentions to Torquay, Apollo Bay and of course Port Campbell. If you can swing it I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful highway but the entire coast is COVERED in flies. Every time you step out of the car you'll end up with 20 to 30 flies on your back and buzzing in your face and it made camping and anything else outdoors petty subpar until after nightfall. Scenic but pretty average and nowhere near as enchanting as the Pacific Coast... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

traveling the great ocean road from Angelsea through to Port Fairy was amazing! I highly recommend it! Everything from sand beaches to rocky cliffs, it has to be seen to be believed. Lots of wildlife along the various sights.

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Nieuwerbrug, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the drive in one day from Melbourne and it's quite a drive, but very do-able in one day. Leave early! Did not go on a guided tour because of the limited timeschedule; I wanted to take it all in on my own pace. Do mind, it is not an easy drive, the roads are pretty rough sometimes. Never... More 

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