Melbourne Journals

Great Ocean Road

An April 2002 trip to Melbourne by Chrissy1

Quote: Wow! What a fantastic and beautiful part of the world. The Great Ocean Road is a must when visiting Australia.

Magnificent 12 Apostles

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The views will take your breath away. About a two-hour drive from Melbourne, you can find yourself in Torquay on the way to see the 12 Apostles. The best way to get there is to hire a car. This way you can take your time and stop and take pictures wherever you like as there are so many things to see. Visit the famous Bells Beach where they hold yearly surfing championships. Along the way, you pass the country towns along the sea of Lorne before arriving to the entrance of this spectacular nature wonder of the world. When you arrive, the first thing you see is the ocean and mountains of peaks protruding out of the sea to heights of around 100 meters -- it will take your breath away. T...Read More