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Great Ocean Road | VIC

The Great Ocean Road, Victoria. This legendary coastal route, starting at Torquay and extending 285km west to Warrnambool, is a journey along a stretch of spectacular coastline via seaside holiday towns, surf beaches, dramatic cliffs, expansive ocean, rainforest and woodlands.

Main Attractions

The Twelve Apostles

Within the Port Campbell NP, these majestic rock formations, seen from the Great Ocean Rd, were once part of the mainland's limestone cliffs, demonstrating the power of the coastline's waves. Rising 65m from the ocean and stretching along the coastline, the offshore sea-stacks are an impressive sight. Other attractions of the national park include London Bridge, The Grotto and Loch Ard Gorge.

Anglesea

Anglesea is renowned for its large population of grey kangaroos inhabiting Anglesea Golf Course.

Cape Otway Lightstation

Little penguins

To observe a colony of little penguins, cross at low tide to Middle Island from Thunder Point Coastal Reserve, Warrnambool.

Lorne

Surrounded by densely forested bushland with plunging waterfalls, Lorne is a prime holiday location.

Port Campbell National Park

This narrow strip of coastal park contains many spectacular rock formations, including the Twelve Apostles.

Torquay

Torquay is the renowned centre of the surf culture on the Great Ocean Rd.

Whale watching

From June to late Sept see southern right whales at Logan's Beach, Warrnambool.