The Great Ocean Road
Running from Torquay to Allansford, the Great Ocean Road travels 243 km hugging the coastline of Victoria and is the world’s largest war memorial, dedicated to the fallen in World War I. Opening in 1932, construction was completed by around 3000 returned serviceman and is an iconic Australian attraction. Take this winding journey and you’ll find yourself bumping into famous Australian natural wonders such as the Loch Ard Gorge, the Twelve Apostles, London Arch, Thunder Cave, the blowhole and The Grotto.
You’ll stumble upon beautiful beaches and breathtaking cliffs of limestone and sandstone, eroded by the rough seas into spectacular formations. Several rainforests trail along the road with gorgeous native flora to traverse through and maybe a waterfall or two! Stop for some food and wine in the region or indulge at a spa for a relaxing break away.
The Great Ocean Marathon runs every year between Lorne and Apollo Bay and the Great Ocean Walk was opened in 2004, http://www.visitmelbourne.com/Regions/Great-Ocean-Roading 104 km of walking trails that stretch from Apollo Bay to the Twelve Apostles, following the coastline near the Great Ocean Road.
Who should go?
With so many different sights to take in, the Great Ocean Road has something for everyone and makes for an incredible road trip!
How to get there
Book a tour or hit the road in your own car! You can start at Torquay turning right from Surf Coast Highway or take Princes Highway to Allansford to begin your journey.
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