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Red Rock

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Address: Alvie, Colac, Victoria, Australia

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Visit Red Rock when in Colac

We drove from Warrnambool and spent overnight in Colac before continuing to Yarra Valley. We decided to check out Red Rock since we are already in the area. It is about 15 mins... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove from Warrnambool and spent overnight in Colac before continuing to Yarra Valley. We decided to check out Red Rock since we are already in the area. It is about 15 mins drive from Colac town. There were no cars and visitors when we arrived in the parking about 3pm. We climbed the wooden stairs to the top of... More 

Thank Junix19
Colac, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this volcanic cone gives the visitor a clear view of the surrounding farmland the some of richest in the western district the two cones also give you a photographic image of lake Corangamite salt lake and vineyards of the district

Thank Assunta A
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing and dramatic views of the surrounding countryside. Definitely worth a stop off if you are in the area.

Thank nmhobrien22
Pattaya, Chon Buri, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I drove from Apollo bay to Melbourne,I wanted to find some place for visiting along the route.I chose Red Rock.I found a lovely view during I drove.There are a lot of Farm and a horizon view. When I reach Red Rock,I found a good view.It was amazing and panoramic view. There are not too many people visit Red Rock. If... More 

Thank Phanom J
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Short drive out of Colac, this hill gives a terrific view of the surround volcanic area and crater bowls.

Thank Michelle L
Forster, Australia
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244 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Red Rock Lookout is a bit off the beaten track. We were doing the Great Ocean Road and instead of going from Geelong to Lorne we went via Colac, didn't realise it would take so long. If you're into this sort of thing would be worth the detour but it is quite out of the way. The road's great though... More 

Thank OzeeTraveller
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

If you're driving to or from Melbourne from Timboon or any of the western towns, this is a good spot to stretch your legs, take in the view and use the public convenience. Watch out for the rare skinks. Don't run over them!

Thank Brandonong
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Always a great place to visit for the views of the salt and fresh water lakes and volcanic remains in the area. Can be very windy!

1 Thank Hannah D
Colac, Australia
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

i loved it..., it's just a short walk from the car park, up stairs to the top of red rock where you have stunning views of the nearby area

Thank justmevoula
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The place is easy to access, good condition driveway. We arrived there around 6:30pm and no one was there so we enjoyed a good quality time. This place is so beautiful, breathtaking view, especially the rainbow raised in between the valley and the sunset on the lake.

Thank Phoebe H

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