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Address: 50 Lee Breakwater Road, Portland, Victoria, Australia
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Best walk in the world!

This walk is one of the most scenic walks you could think of. Itr encompasses cliff pathways with spectacular views of the sea, Beach walks along Discovery bay and Bridgewater... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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Portland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This walk is one of the most scenic walks you could think of. Itr encompasses cliff pathways with spectacular views of the sea, Beach walks along Discovery bay and Bridgewater, sand dunes along the way and then you come around to the Glenelg river and also a walk through the Lower Glenelg state forest and the Cobbonnee state forest. Plenty... More 

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Nuriootpa, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We enjoy walking and seeing what effect mother nature and the elements have on the coastline. Was somewhat windy as is expected in that region but still enjoyed it.

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Sydney
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I ran the first 10k from Portland along the coast and it's a lovely coastal trail. I wish I had time to run more of it.

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Warrnambool, Australia
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62 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The Great South West Walk starts and finishes in Portland but in between there is a 250km track that meanders through forests, Glenelg River, Beaches and the awesome Capes and coastlines of this part of south western Victoria. I took 10 days to complete the walk and felt that this was about right for me .... The first day leaving... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great walk from the blowholes to the seal colony and back. Spectacular sea and coastal views - pity there were only two seals visible on the day but enjoyed the walk anyway.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

What an amazing experience. The walk weaves you along the rugged Portland coastline. I hope to do it again during whale spotting season

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I live in the amazing seaside city of Portland Vic and we have one of the best kept secret natural attractions of a world class walking trail. It winds along our diverse sea coast which features the highest seacliff in Australia, along great winding sandy beaches, inland across amazing heathland thriving with beautiful birds and kangaroos, wallabies, emus, echidnas everything... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Brilliant views of the coastline, great for sunrise photography and whale spotting. The walk takes you to a seal colony and there are plenty of birds if you are into birdlife.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

GSWW is one of my favourite memories as a kid. As my dad was a scout master and knew i was super keen on the outdoors, he enrolled me into scouts at a young age and the GSWW was a walk we would constantly hike for adventures. It has beautiful scenery and can be very long and challenging if you... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We walked two sections of this walk - Cape Bridgewater to the Blowholes and Nelson to the Glenelg River Gorge near Hasletts. Both had striking scenery, local flora and fauna and far fewer invasive plants than we expected. This is a tribute to the volunteers who maintain the tracks. We found the free guide books on the Great South West... More 

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