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The Great Ocean Road

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Address: Torquay, Victoria, Australia
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The drive on the greatocean road can be a little scary but the views are beautiful and well worth the drive

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The drive on the greatocean road can be a little scary but the views are beautiful and well worth the drive

Thank betty1957
Healesville, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

How lucky we are to live in Victoria with this majestic road on our doorstep. I have travelled the Great Ocean Road for more than 60 years and remain in awe of its beauty.

Thank Michelle M
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I took a tour with Alfy tours which took us through the Great Ocean Road. I would recommend taking a tour as it hits all the spots you'd want to see along the way including the Otway rainforests and spots where you can see wild koalas in eucalyptus trees. The rock formations called the Twelve Apostles are at the very... More 

Thank lavaniraj
Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After 3 months in Australia, I really think is the best thing i've done here so far. Hire a car (or campervan) and enjoy. We recomend not going to the Lighthouse itself (29dollars the entrance) but on the route to the lighthouse you really have to stop abd try ti spot koalas (we did!) . We stoped quite in the... More 

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Swan Hill, Australia
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368 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ive travelled along The Great Ocean Road from the Torquay area and also from the Warrnambool area. It is much closer from Warrnambool or Port Campbell to visit The Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and others. Either way, lots of scenery but be careful for crazy drivers and take your time.

Thank malleegirl
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is certainly not a great road, and is only an ocean road as far as Apollo Bay. After that it touches the coast at very intermittent and often long distances. Certainly there are spectacular spots along the way but they are not exactly plentiful. If you take a leisurely run to Apollo Bay you'll love it, but if you... More 

Thank Peter D
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Australia's best-known and most famous coastal drive is the Great Ocean Road drive. Highly recommend to everybody to do it. Summertime drive it mid-week rather than on a weekend, You can avoid the crowd. It's a 275-kilometre long, from Geelong to Warrnambool, and the best is to do it slowly. You can enjoy every cliff-top view.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove some Japanese students from Melbourne to Lorne, accessing the Great Ocean Road at Torquay. Lots of places to pull over for views over beaches and the coastline. A must-do when visiting Victoria.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most amazing experience ever. The views are almost magical and I highly recommend stopping and getting out to actually savour them. Don't rob yourself and drive through.

Thank MelbourneYannii
Sydney, Australia
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17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

3rd Trip on this road done from the Melbourne Side and the Mount Gambier side from South Australia both have amazing views and scenery Only 1 lane on most of the trip so be vigilant especially if it has been raining as the giant trees look like they may fall across the road Not much in the way of restaurants... More 

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