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Great Ocean Road

Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 856 Attractions in Victoria
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Type: Scenic Drives
Activities: Driving, Motorcycling, Biking, Hiking
Description: 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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Singapore, Singapore
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

You could just a take a day tour out of melbourne and sit on a coach to see the great ocean road. Personally is a must go attraction if you are in victoria, you love outdoor and nature and a photography buff~~ the highlight ofcourse is the 12 apostles and the loch ard gorge. Surprisingly, i do prefer the loch... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Pros: A great natural place to visit, breath taking ocean views along the trip. Great for short time visit (e.g. 1-2 days), or you can spend more days to visit the village around. Cons: The road is one lane only so it's a bit narrow. Keep up your attention when driving. Not much other stuff you can do apart from... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Leaving Central Melbourne for a significant drive in inclement weather didn't project a great experience. Despite the length of the journey, it was amazing!! Lots of people all over the place and cameras flashing and videos recording. An experience not to missed.

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Kingsford, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The winding Great Ocean Road hugs the coast, running beside a string of surf beaches to reach the seaside holiday resort of Apollo Bay. Then it continues to the limestone rock formations known as the Twelve Apostles.

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Guangzhou, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The Great Ocean Road drive was one of the highlights of our trip to Australia. It is not only a beautiful drive, but you get to see wild kangaroos, koalas and hike through the amazing areas where the Twelve Apostles are. Port Campbell - no need to go past this point. Cute town. We stayed the night here and explored... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I went to Melbourne in 2007, so that's 7 years ago, and only recently have I decided to write a review on that iconic sight. It's one of the most beautiful scenic places I have been, including Waimea Canyon in Kauai ( hawaiian Islands). The trips starts in Melbourne and you head South west along the great Southern Ocean... curve... More

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Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

It was my second trip to Great Ocean Road while a first for my husband. Therefor it was necessary that the stops we made are not only the mandatory stops but also new ones that I have not seen. We did the drive in reverse - straight to Warrnambool from Melbourne and slowly making our way back to Melbourne over... More

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Wodonga, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

You just drive along the road and see all these cars. gotta stop and see this. the young bloke and l walked down the tight stairs. Its a must see, and make sure you stop as much as you can you will enjoy it more and see more.

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Cork, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was on my bucket list being the biggest war memorial in the world. The road is in need of repair but overall it was a great drive with fantastic views of the water and coast. Plenty of nice little towns to check out on the way.

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We visited the Great Ocean Road in December 2013 and to our astonishment it was very cold and windy. We didn't think this was possible in Australia, but although the cold temperatures we had a good time here. Our highlights were 'The Twelve Apostles', 'Loch Ard', and 'London Bridge'. At Loch Ard we spent most of our time. This shipwreck... More

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