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

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So mesmerizing.

Regret I didn’t enough time to enjoy the walk end to end as we were on route to twelve apostles. It was so peaceful. Serenity all around, sound of the ocean. Clean beautiful town... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Regret I didn’t enough time to enjoy the walk end to end as we were on route to twelve apostles. It was so peaceful. Serenity all around, sound of the ocean. Clean beautiful town center of “ Apollo Bay” tidy and inviting “ Apollo bay recreation reserve” right in the middle of the town. Friendly town folks. Wish I could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Just returned from volunteering on a school trips hike along a section of the walk, it's a must do if your a fan of hiking and camping in some of Australia's best locations !! I have done various sections of the walk and couldn't recommend it highly enough, planning on doing the full length hike soon !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Well the views are breath taking and the air smells as fresh as I have ever smelled. A bit windy the day I went but not as many people around which I like. I took a 4 hour walk. Next time I would go better prepared. Make sure you take a camera. Something to eat because my 4 hour walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I did the walk just at the end of the busy season, so I only saw one other hiker during my walk. I started from the Cape Otway Lighthouse and ended at Princetown Recreation Reserve. What I liked most about the walk is that there are designated campsites with rainwater tanks, a compost toilet and a shelter! A shelter is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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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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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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