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Address: Torquay, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: +61 401 788 278
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The drive is slow and that is the best way to take in everything. We took 3 days to drive along and stopping many times. Although it is busy with traffic and tourists it is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is great to drive that 250km long ocean road if the weather is good! You have many good viewing points on the way, beaches and little citys to make a stop for Picknick or coffee. 🙂 Take your time and don't drive it all on one day.

Thank Lisa K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

scenic beach coast line and ocean breeze pleasant in summer! accessible by public transport and car!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The drive is slow and that is the best way to take in everything. We took 3 days to drive along and stopping many times. Although it is busy with traffic and tourists it is a great attraction.

1 Thank Brian B
Maitland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful drive mostly along the ocean. Think of California Highway 1 without Big Sur. When we drove it, some was closed forcing an inland detour. That became a highlight. Traveling in October (their spring) the rolling green hills were full of sheep with the newborn lambs frolicking in the fields. Seems many folks stop the drive at Port Campbell... More 

1 Thank wkiser44
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a must do tour if you are visiting Melbourne area. amazing scenery for nature and ocean, and despite that it is a long tour of 13-14 hours we never got bored as there were many stops with beautiful things to see. our driver and guide Michelle from Go West Tours was really special and one of the most... More 

1 Thank Ayman B
Moncton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yup we drove along the Great Ocean Road, it was a scenic road by the ocean and there were lots of slow moving tourists in the way haha. The drive is quite nice in spite of the slow drivers, lots of good stops and more filler comments like that for this review that no one will ever read so I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Take your time to enjoy the scenery. Bring a thermos with hot chocolate, coffee or tea and maybe even a sandwich. It's breathtaking. Took my 86 year old Dad and the sites are wheel chair friendly except one or two spots that have gravel paths but our wheelchair could manage the terrain.

1 Thank amarie10my
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The great ocean road has such wonderful sites, fantastic little towns to stop and visit and little restaurant gems!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

worth the drive and take your time exploring around. some stunning coast line to see. just be warned there are some terrible drivers on that road that do NOT pull over to let you pass. this can get very frustrating. best to get on the road early to avoid the traffic. the apostles were awesome, and just go off any... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Did this over a couple of days. So much to see. Sights easily signposted and to get to. Lovely little towns. Wish we'd had more time to explore more!

Thank Chris S

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