Tips & Articles

18
January
2018

Taking a Guided Tour at Split Point Lighthouse

Split Point Lighthouse can be found set against the pretty backdrop of Aireys Inlet along the Great Ocean Road. It boasts a 34-metre high tower and is renowned for its eye-catching red “cap”. The lighthouse is still a working one, but it has been open since 2005 as a tourist attraction where members of the public can look around and marvel at the stunning views it boasts across the Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary, the Great Ocean Road, and Phillip Island. Around the lighthouse, visitors can soak up scenery including wild cliffs and beautiful beaches. Elsewhere, there is a unique replica […]

   
  
31
August
2017

Visiting London Bridge on the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s most prominent natural wonders. Unfolding for more than 243 kilometres along the coastline of Victoria, it is a haven of ancient monoliths, wild beach scenery, and a fascinating history. To one side, rainforest sprawls out as far as the eye can see, while quaint beachside towns pepper the sandy shores. Along the designated road, there are plenty of world-famous landmarks you can stop off at and enjoy, many of which boast spectacular views out over the ocean and beyond. London Bridge is one of these landmarks. Tucked away in the pretty confines […]

   
  
2
August
2017

Exploring the Port Campbell National Park

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s best-loved attractions. Sprawling out along the wild and rugged coast just outside of Melbourne, it is home to some of the country’s most incredible landmarks and some stellar views to go with them. The Port Campbell National Park is situated along this stretch of coastline, taking in 1,750 hectares of lush greenery and wild seascapes. It is flanked by the Great Otway National Park and the Bay of Islands Coastal Park, and is filled with tons of things to see and do. Things to See in the Port Campbell National Park Renowned […]

   
  
11
July
2017

Whale Watching Season at Logan’s Beach on the Great Ocean Road

Every year, southern right whales and blue whales migrate from Victoria in search of sunnier climates, and we’re fast approaching the season when you can spot them languishing off the shoreline in all their magnificent glory. The Great Ocean Road is a popular spot for many reasons – it boasts a wild and rugged coastline, it is home to several of the region’s best-loved natural attractions, and it garners stunning views out across the ocean, which is why it is the perfect place for whale watching. If you find yourself in the region during June and October, then you’re in […]

   
  
19
May
2017

Discovering the Wildlife and Walks of Maits Rest

Exploring the Great Ocean Road is top of many visitor’s to-do lists while they’re in Australia – and for good reason. This popular coastal route takes in stunning cliff scenery, wild rainforests, and an abundance of natural landmarks. Set just 15-minutes from the bustling town of Apollo Bay, Maits Rest offers visitors the chance to explore all the natural scenery the area has on offer. The boardwalk unfolds through the rainforest, providing you with a stunning 30-minute walk that takes in ancient trees and colourful plant life. As you wander along the valley floor, you can discover unique scenes, native […]

   
  
26
April
2017

Exploring Gibson Steps on the Great Ocean Road

Gibson Steps are a part of the sprawling expanse of Port Campbell National Park, one of the most popular attractions along Australia’s Great Ocean Road. Just moments from the renowned site of the Twelve Apostles natural wonder, the steps boast beautiful scenery and plenty of opportunities for exploring. They take visitors from the top of the cliff down onto the pristine beach, giving you the chance to soak up both the views from the top and the rugged coastline that the region is known for. The steps themselves have been naturally carved into the cliff face, where hundreds of years […]

   
  
7
April
2017

Breath-Taking Views from Reeds Lookout

The Grampians offer a magical contrast to the rugged coastline of the Great Ocean Road. Here, lush forest rises up into jutting peaks, providing visitors with a slew of incredible sights and experiences. The views from the peaks are some of the best in the area, and Reeds Lookout is one of the most popular viewing platforms in the entire region. From the excellent vantage point, you can gaze out over the undulating mountain landscape and marvel at the surrounding scenery from a new perspective. To get to the lookout, there are a number of scenic trails and rock climbing […]

   
  
22
March
2017

The 12 Apostles – Discovering Australia’s Limestone Marvels

Australia’s entire coastline is laced with excellent roads and scenic drives that allow you to explore both land and water from the comfort of your vehicle. While there may be many to choose from, The Great Ocean Road along Victoria’s south coast is undoubtedly the country’s most picturesque drive. Cruising along the gently undulating roads you will enjoy a self-driven tour of some of the world’s most fascinating sights and beautiful beaches. The 12 Apostles is one of the Great Ocean Road’s most popular stops with about 1.7 million annual visitors. Estimated to be at least 60 000 years old, […]

   
  
14
March
2017

Hiking Around MacKenzie Falls

The Great Ocean Road is packed full of natural wonders. As you weave through the coastal scenery, you’ll find plenty of lookouts, stunning views, and impressive waterfalls – one of which is MacKenzie Falls. This cascading waterfall sits in the heart of the Grampians, surrounded by sprawling landscapes and incredible wildlife. It is known as one of the best waterfalls in the region, and can be found around a 30-minute drive from Halls Gap along the picturesque Mount Victory Road. When you arrive at MacKenzie Falls, you’re greeted by a small kiosk serving cold drinks and ice creams – perfect […]

   
  
7
February
2017

Taking the Great Ocean Road Surf Coast Walk

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s biggest tourist attractions. Set just outside of Melbourne, it offers fantastic scenery that encompasses lush rainforest, wild cliffs, and beautiful beaches. Along the route, there are plenty of top attractions to see, including the Twelve Apostles and numerous other natural wonders. It’s not just natural wonders and incredible sights, though. This part of Australia is famed for its active adventures, like surfing. In fact, this stretch of coastline is one of the most prominent surf spots in the world, playing host to a number of key surfing events throughout the year and […]