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Bay of Islands

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Address: Peterborough on Great Ocean Road, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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Similar to the 12 Apostles, just as spectacular, with less crowds

Bay of Islands Coastal Park is located along the Great Ocean Road between Warrnambool and Peterborough. Offering spectacular coastal scenery, with sheer cliffs, rock faces and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bay of Islands Coastal Park is located along the Great Ocean Road between Warrnambool and Peterborough. Offering spectacular coastal scenery, with sheer cliffs, rock faces and limestone formations which are similar to the 12 Apostles but not as well known. You can access the beach at a few points and it is one of the most spectacular and beautiful parts... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is such a beautiful spot which most tourists overlook when on the Great Ocean Road. It's well worth the stop with plenty of parking and a short walk to the cliffs.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The views of the bay of islands are as good as anywhere on the great ocean road including the 12 apostles but the area is far less crowded and that makes it easier to get a good photo,not to be missed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a far more beautiful spot along the Great Ocean Road than the 12 Apostles with lots less tourists

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Around 90% of Melbourne visitors are visiting the Great Ocean Road in one day and missing that rocks' combination. The people who are not as much in a harry can enjoy one of the best natural sculptures that GOR offers

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arguably the most breathtaking section of the rugged Great Ocean Road coastline, the Bay of Islands are breathtaking. After visiting the famous Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, be sure to venture further along the scenic route to absorb the awe-inspiring beauty of the Bay of Islands.

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Kingston SE, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 3rd great ocean road trip. It's a stunning part of the world and its easy to get absorbed in the scenery. Bay of island is one of the first stops coming from south Australia along the ocean road to Melbourne. We took our time and did them all. With the luxury of time it's well worth every... More 

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Warrnambool
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful to visit at anytime of the year and even if the weather is bad the sea will be more spectacular.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very dramatic coastline, ideal for photos. Not as popular as other coastal areas but it was relaxing and peaceful. Stopped for a quick break but was better than we imagined.

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sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome views, amazing sunsets and easy to access. Try and go at sunrise or sunset a must when in the area. No hordes of tourists yet!!!

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