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“Wonderful scenery, beautifully maintained walks” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Great South West Walk

Great South West Walk
Ranked #6 of 16 things to do in Portland
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Melbourne
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83 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Wonderful scenery, beautifully maintained walks”
5 of 5 bubbles 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 Walk from the Portland Visitor Centre (near the harbor) very helpful.

Visited November 2013
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Howlong
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3 attraction reviews
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“Great views!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

My partner and I decided to go for a small walk and we enjoyed every minute the scenery was fantastic as were the views! Remember to take the camera!

Visited July 2013
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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90 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
“Great Scenery”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

The scenery around this area is fantastic. You choose how far you wish to go or whether to split the trip into sections. Walk for an hour or two or spend a few days on the trail. Don't forget the camera, water and aeroguard!

Visited November 2012
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“See the seals!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

I just did a small section of this walk to go and see the seal colony. It was spectacular. It was just under 2 hours round trip starting at the car park. I was also lucky enough to see a huge mob of kangaroos. Well worth it.

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Thank Anne L
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Warrnambool
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“take time out and chill”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

Best way to de-stress and re-energise, don't put it off any longer, get out there in the great outdoors and start living... best walk ever

Visited January 2013
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