When most people think of the Great Ocean Road in Australia they only think of the 12 Apostles.. or is it the 7 apostles now.
They often think that this is all this road has to offer as well as a little bit of nice scenery, they are missing out on so much! Let us take you along the Great Ocean road like it should be seen.
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Let’s start at the start – Torquay -> Anglesea -> Lorne -> Apollo Bay -> Great Otway National Park -> Port Campbell (The 12 apostles are only a short drive from Port Campbell, this is a good area to be used as a base if you plan to stay in the area)
Port Campbell -> Peterborough -> Warrnambool -> Port Fairy -> Portland -> Nelson -> Mt Gambier -> Robe -> Adelaide
What are the main attractions along the Great Ocean Road?
Gibson Steps (here you can walk down onto the beach) -> Twelve Apostles -> Loch Ard Gorge (here you can walk on the beach) -> Thunder Cave -> Port Campbell town lookout -> The Arch -> London Bridge -> The Grotto ->Bay of Martyrs -> Bay of Islands -> Warrnambool
While the Great Ocean road is a beautiful road with some incredible scenery it’s not the only thing to see or do in this wonderful section of the country. Spend a day in Otway national park go for a walk through the rainforest or zip line through the trees. Eat and drink your way through the 12 Apostles gourmet trail. Visit Australia’s most significant Lighthouse or go for a bush walk to find Victoria’s most beautiful waterfalls.
If you are going to travel along the Great Ocean Road, give yourself some time and don’t rush through it in 1 or 2 days, spend 5 days or a week or longer, there is so much to see and do.
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