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Great Ocean Road

Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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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Great Ocean Road, Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have a 7.4 metre motor home and tow a Suzuki Grand Vitara. We made the wise choice to unhitch and travel separately for the entire length of THOR. We didn’t hold up the traffic during this busy time AND we were able to stop...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank karenmiller17
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I loved our tour guide Chris and I truly enjoyed the trip but I wasn’t a fan of the get on the bus get off the bus. It seemed like we took to many stops for scenic pictures with 10 or 15 minutes for 20...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cindyo187
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot beat the scenery along the Great Ocean Road which is one of the best scenic drives in Victoria.It is suffereing from the numbers of visitors with the Twelve Apostles area totally unable to cope with the vehicle parking at weekends. The road is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know, everybody wants to see the GOR - that's the problem - we are the problem! Latest visit not comparable with the last one ...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TravSyl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving along the Great Ocean Rd is lovely. Beautiful ocean views, cute surf towns and a lot of places to stop and take photos.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jasmine H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Great Ocean Road is an amazing sight which must be seen! The 12 Apostles, of which there are only 9, are magnificent and really unique to see. The drive down from Melbourne is long, but once you're there, it really is worth it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rosy0Marty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What amazing view while driving along the great ocean road. Not only of the ocean but beautiful homes that you could only dream about. Stopped at Lorne for some lunch on the pier food and atmosphere was excellent, shopping at Lorne was good. The activities...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jscd68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A Day drivning from Torquay to the 12 Apostels starting with a visit to the surf Beach in Torquay. The drive along the Coast line gave some stunning views and when finally rea hing the 12 Apostels that was really fantastic. I wish I could...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hakkar
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the great road trips of the world everyone must do it at some point in their lives breathtaking . The 12 apostles were a highlight.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stogartz51
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

3 day drive with overnighting in Lorne & Fort Campbell. Magnificent experience with gorgeous views! Highlights were the 12 Apostles and Loch ard Gorge (in photos 2 & 3). Can especially recommend staying at Fort Campbell, a cosy town with grocery store, a few restaurants,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Matov_88
17 December 2018|
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Response from TheShis | Reviewed this property |
Try getting to the 12th Apostles just before sunset. The view and the colours are spectacular!!! :)
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aletheia_lee
Hi all, what are some of the accommodation recommendations for Halls Gap for 2 pax? We're travelling end Oct and it seems a lot of places are already booked up... Below is our tentative itinerary, appreciate your suggestions/recommendations for improvements! Day 1: Arrive in Melbourne 08:50, head to the CBD and stay the night in the city Day 2: Pick up rental car and set out for the GOR, stay 1 night at Port Campbell Day 3: Continue on GOR, stay the night at Warrnambool Day 4: Explore Port Fairy and head to Grampians in the afternoon for a short hike, stay the night at Halls Gap or Port Fairy? Day 5: Explore Grampians, stay the night at Halls Gap Day 6: Return to Melbourne (should we take the inland road or back on the GOR?) Days 7-9: Explore Melbourne Any recommendations on budget car rental companies would be appreciated as well :) Thank you!
6 September 2018|
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Response from PaulSiow | Reviewed this property |
Personally, after staying a night in Port Campbell, I'd take a detour to explore Port Fairy before going to Halls Gap and staying for 3 nights there since you'll be mainly exploring the Grampians. Then I'd take the inland... More
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drnajmabatool786
17 February 2018|
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Response from IloveTravelK | Reviewed this property |
Join one day tour, you can book a day before, a lot of packages there. Start at 7:45am then back to Melbourne about 8-9pm
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