Tips & Articles

7
February
2019

Where to stay on the Great Ocean Road?

The Great Ocean Road is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Victoria. A patchwork of coastal towns, jagged cliffs, rainforests, and pristine beaches. Listed as one of the best scenic coastal road trips in the entire world, with hundreds of travellers visiting every day. But how long do you actually need here? A day, a weekend, or more? If so, you might need to stay a night or nights, so here is our list of the best places to stopover in during your adventure. Torquay Huddled at the very start of the Great Ocean Road, Torquay is known […]

   
  
6
February
2019

Who built the Great Ocean Road?

Spanning a whopping 243km of road, the Great Ocean Road is both a vital resource and a popular tourist destination. The stretch of road begins at the east end of the coast in the town Torquay and spans along the Victorian Coast until the small town of Allansford. Weaving around jagged cliff tops and crashing waves, the Great Ocean Road is listed as one of the best coastal road trips in the entire world. Before the Road Before the Great Ocean Road was built, the coastal area was covered in thick bushland and giant rocks. Travelling to the coastal towns […]

   
  
29
January
2019

What to see within the Otway’s National Park?

Nestled along the Great Ocean Road is the spectacular Great Otway’s, more commonly known as Otway’s National Park. Covered in lush greenery, the area is filled with bird calls, rustling bushes, and thundering waterfalls. Embrace Victoria’s stunning scenery as you immerse yourself into the striking cool temperate rainforest.   Animals The rainforest is alive with sounds, with a huge array of Australian animals on offer. No matter where you travel within the greenery, you are guaranteed in seeing one fantastic creature. Look above to the high treetops and spot the lazy koalas or the singing birds. Stroll along the walking […]

   
  
10
January
2019

What is the difference between the Great Ocean Road regular and large coach tours?

The long, stretching highway of the Great Ocean spans along the Victorian Coast of Australia. Famous for its ocean views and charming towns, the road is listed as one of the world’s greatest coastal road trips. We promise numerous ways to see this Australian highlight, with one-day tours, multiple day trips, or combo journeys. But by far the most popular tours on offer are our one-day adventures, including our 1 Day Great Ocean Road & 12 Apostles Tour or the 1 Day Great Ocean Road Large Coach. But what is actually the difference? Seeing as they are both one-day trips […]

   
  
9
November
2018

How far is the journey down the Great Ocean Road?

The renowned Great Ocean Road is a stretch of highway that spans along the Victorian Coast of Australia. It is famous for both locals and tourists, taking travellers through an array of wildlife, attractions and towns. It is one of the world’s best coastal road trips on offer. How the Road Began The road started construction in 1919 and didn’t finish until 13 years later in 1932. Most of the workers on site were the returning soldiers of World War I, who built it as a permanent memorial to those who died in the war. The road was also built […]

   
  
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 […]

   
  
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