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Address: Peterborough on Great Ocean Road, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 61386274699
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Just amazing...the forms and shapes are just incredible and peaceful....the lat time i was here was 20 years ago and im glad i made it back

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Daylesford, Australia
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Daylesford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just amazing...the forms and shapes are just incredible and peaceful....the lat time i was here was 20 years ago and im glad i made it back

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Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The views along the road are stunning. Pictures just do not do the area justice. It has to be seen to get the full beauty of the area.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The opportunity to travel this road and take full advantage of the viewing platforms and photo opportunities is not to be missed albeit there is significant erosion in the rocks and it is sad to think they are slowly wearing away. The bird and wildlife in this area is wonderful. A helicopter ride is also an option.

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Melbourne, Australia
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393 reviews
209 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are driving the Great Ocean Road you are presented with many options for stopping and viewing. The Bay of Islands stop is a must do stop with a bit of walking involved and many great photo opportunities. This is such a great coastline and you should take every opportunity to stop and take a look around. Like all... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole area along the coast is magnificent. Try to do during the week days to avoid the weekend bus loads and drive from east to west so the ocean is on your LHS. Get a map to plan your trip as most stops have a short walk to a lookout or viewing deck. Take a spare batttery for the... More 

Thank Europahol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bay of Islands area has great scenery. Stopping in a car park and taking in the view on a gorgeous day was lovely. You have to stop and look and take it all in.

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West Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We seemed to arrive at the best time around 2:30PM. The tour buses had disappeared along with their hordes and the sun was just in the right place to shine perfectly on the Bay. Had a great viewing spot and just enjoyed Mother Nature at her finest. The wind was a bit brisk so the waves were awesome. A very... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely spot to stop and take great coastal views along the Great Ocean Road (there quite a few spots along the GOR). Easy to see and only a few metres from the car park, along a formed track. This place would be equally pleasing on a stormy day or a sunny day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

K - I see that some people have rated this 4 or even 3. I don't know how that's even possible. It's S-T-U-N-N-I-N-G. Unquestionably stunning. When you've got your pictures and you're driving along pay attention to the sign that says 'boat ramp'. You gotta go check that out - just don't try and drive down it it's CRAZY steep.

Thank MarkfromtheIsland
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Everyone must do the Great Ocean Road,have a look at the boat ramp ,was surprised by the number of people visiting from overseas,great for the kids

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