Tips & Articles

5
September
2018

What Long is the Great Ocean Road?

The Great Ocean Road is a stretch of road that spans along the Victorian Coast of Australia. It is a famous route, as it takes travellers through an array of attractions and towns. It is one of the world’s best, and most scenic road trips on offer. The Birth Constructed between the years of 1919 to 1932. By the returning soldiers of World War I, who built it as a permanent memorial to those who died in the war. It was also used to connect isolated towns, and to provide a better route for tourism and to transfer timber. The […]

   
  
3
August
2018

Eucalyptus Trees of the Otway Rainforest

The Otway Ranges flank the winding coastal route of the Great Ocean Road, bringing passers-by a mixture of ancient rainforest scenery and incredible sea views. When you venture inside the lush treetop canopy, you’re greeted by centuries-old trees that tower over fresh new foliage and an eclectic selection of animal life. This is arguably some of the best rainforest scenery in the country, and there are plenty of landmarks to soak up the finer parts of the area: choose to take a stroll to Maits Rest, where you can marvel at giant tree ferns, or experience the mesmerising glow worms […]

   
  
28
June
2018

Visiting Port Campbell National Park

Stretching out along a wild and rugged coastline, the Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s most popular attractions. Here, visitors can explore some of the most incredible natural scenery and ancient monuments. Alongside the road, the Port Campbell National Park stretches out, featuring hectares of beautiful greenery and stunning sea views. On one side, the Great Otway National Park brings together centuries-old plant life and bushwalks, and to the other the Bay of Islands Coastal Park promises a mesmerising array of marine life. Things to Do at the Port Campbell National Park The National Park has plenty to keep […]

   
  
10
May
2018

Helicopter Ride Over the 12 Apostles

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s premier attractions, sprawling along the south coast and taking in rugged landscapes and endless sea views. Here, there are plenty of natural wonders to enjoy, as well as fun activities to keep you busy from noon till night. Most people choose to drive the length of the road, stopping off at various landmarks along the way and soaking up the fascinating cultural heritage of the region and its rich history. But there’s an even more exciting way to discover this part of Australia – especially if you’re looking to try something a […]

   
  
27
March
2018

Wildlife Spotting at the Otway Ranges

The Otway Ranges form a picturesque part of the Great Otway National Park on the Great Ocean Road in Southern Victoria. Covering both wild coastline, pristine beaches, and soaring mountains, the area is a haven for outdoor lovers. Keep your eyes peeled for pretty waterfalls that are tucked away behind lush greenery, and wander along boardwalks that weave through the canopies of the rainforest. The diverse environment makes the Otway Ranges the perfect home for many native species, and wildlife spotting is a firm favourite activity amongst visitors who find themselves in the region. Wildlife You Can See in the […]

   
  
22
February
2018

Exploring Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road

The village of Apollo Bay sits snug on the impressive Great Ocean Road at the foothills of the Otways. This stretch of coastline is famed for its rugged scenery and incredible natural wonders, and Apollo Bay marks the perfect place to start exploring. Here, visitors have a little bit of everything, from the waters of the southern ocean to ancient rainforests, majestic waterfalls, and pretty streams. If you’re in the area, keep your eyes peeled for the eclectic selection of native flora and fauna, too. Discover the Coast at Apollo Bay Apollo Bay sits right on the coast, promising a […]

   
  
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 […]

   
  
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