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Address: 159 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Activities: Hiking, Walking, Camping

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What can i say The Great Ocean road Melbourne Victoria is breath taking the views are truly fantastic. Apollo Bay has a beautiful beach with lots of safe play area's for children... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We were a group of friends walking with RAW Travel. We were based in the charming lighthouse keeper's cottage at historic Cape Otway, comfortable, rustic, and fully catered. We were driven out to walk different sections over 4 days, and also spent some time with a local historian and a member of a local indigenous family. The walking was brilliant,... More 

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St Helens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What can i say The Great Ocean road Melbourne Victoria is breath taking the views are truly fantastic. Apollo Bay has a beautiful beach with lots of safe play area's for children, shops and eating places lovely fish and chips. A must stop along the drive is to have a look at the Round The Twist Lighthouse (tv programme 1989-1990)... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I recently completed the GOW over 6 days with friends. We decided to book with Walk 91 and have our accommodation, meals and itinerary organised for us. While we have always carried large packs and camped on previous multi-day treks, we certainly did it in style on this trip. Walk 91 is based in Apollo Bay and the company has... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We hiked two sections of the Great Ocean Walk which runs along the coast parallel to the Great Ocean Road. The walk takes you across beautiful deserted beaches and weaves up over bluffs with spectacular views. We especially enjoyed the Marengo to Shelly beach section. It was absolutely beautiful and we had it to ourselves. Be sure to stop at... More 

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Nullagine, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Lovely coastline, noisy koalas at camp sites, lovely fellow bush walkers to chat along the way, hills to climb, light house to pass... a trip you will never forget! We even did Tai Chi a few nights after the walks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

i spent 3 days doing the whole great ocean road, including camping. This walk itself is beautiful. No need to hury through this one or the great ocean road. Do it in a slow pace and take in the amazing landscape

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It was a beautiful and varied walk. In 4 days we covered 53km. The weather was perfect, the terrain & distance varied from day to day. We only had to carry a day pack with with water, camera & snacks. Mitch was our guide & Lee met us everyday with our lunch & at the end of the day drove... More 

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Chirnside Park, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Mark from Walk 91 was fantastic. The company was very well organised and provided maps, sat phones and emergency beacons for our self guided walk. We stayed at luxurious B and B accommodation and they catered for dietary requirements. The six day hike was spectacular with stunning scenery and wildlife. I would like to thank Mark from Walk 91 for... More 

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Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We did three days of this walk in February, and the best parts were when we didn't have to see anyone else. Unfortunately, wherever the road intersects with the hiking path, you will find waste, refuse, and faeces for 100m on either side. It is truly disgusting, and can't help but make you feel awful about humanity. On the last... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We only did 3 hours of the walk (as advised by Deb our hotel manger) and it was great. She arranged a shuttle bus to the start, and then we walked back to Apollo bay town centre. I suggest this part (the very first part of the great ocean walk) if you don't have much time. You don't need to... More 

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