A Short Guide to the Great Otway National Park

Just as no visit to Victoria is complete without a Melbourne tour, no Great Ocean Road tour is complete without a visit to the Great Otway National Park. Covering the distance between Torquay and Princetown and the terrain through the Otways hinterland towards Colac, the Great Otway National Park abounds with beautiful landscapes, scenery and varied experiences.

On a trip to the Great Otway National Park you can expect to see gorgeous beaches, heathlands, rock platforms and numerous kilometres of rugged coastline. The park itself features amazing forests, gullies, lakes and waterfalls — all of which offer spectacular scenery and wonderful opportunities for activity or relaxation.

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4 Fabulous Features of the Great Ocean Road

Victoria’s Great Ocean Road enjoys international recognition as one of the world’s most incredible coastal areas. Not only is the Great Ocean Road beautiful and picturesque, there is plenty to do, see and experience in the area.

One of the best ways to explore or at least be introduced to the area is to take a Great Ocean Road tour. When you join an organised tour you really can relax and enjoy because all of the organisation has been done for you. In reality, you are left with the luxury of being completely able to relax and enjoy what you are seeing and the opportunity to learn about the area.

So, what are some of the Great Ocean Road’s most fabulous features that you can expect to see?

1:  Beaches

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6 Reasons Why You Will Love the Great Ocean Road

Essentially, there is nothing that you will not love about the Great Ocean Road. Not only does a Great Ocean Road tour enable you to take in some of the most beautiful scenery that you will find anywhere in the world, you are bound to find the whole experience relaxing and truly inspiring.

Many visitors to Victoria spend most of their time in Melbourne. There is no denying that Melbourne is one of the globe’s most dynamic and interesting cities and a Melbournetour is highly recommended. Such a tour makes sightseeing in Melbourne all the more informative and you can feel assured that you will see some of the city’s most prominent landmarks and significant places.

Melbourne day tours will introduce you to places such as: Federation Square, the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Shrine of Remembrance, the sporting mecca that is the Melbourne Cricket Ground and of course, the city’s most notable shopping, eating and nightlife precincts.

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6 Sights Not to Be Missed on the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road, spanning more than two hundred kilometres between Geelong and Portland in Victoria, takes in superb coastal scenery, picturesque towns and amazing natural land forms. As a Great Ocean Road tour is undertaken and you travel this remarkable and memorable part of Australia, there are many sights that should definitely not be missed.

Here we take a look at six of the Great Ocean Road’s unmissable sights:

1:  The Twelve Apostles

When images of the Great Ocean Road are shown, the Twelve Apostles tend to feature prominently. Huge limestone formations that protrude from the ocean, the Twelve Apostles are located close to the shoreline and within Port Campbell National Park.

It is interesting to note that the Twelve Apostles were formerly part of Australia’s mainland and were created through erosion in the Southern Ocean.

2:  Beaches

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6 Reasons to Visit the Great Ocean Road

When you consider the spectacular scenery, opportunities for activity and enjoyment and incredible natural features, there are very few reasons not to undertake a Great Ocean Road tour. The Great Ocean Road is a uniquely Australian holiday destination and is unrivalled in all that it offers travellers.

Victoria is one of the most popular Australian states to visit and while Melbourne tours will always be a great place to start your trip the Great Ocean Road is a great next stop – at any time of the year. Here we take a look at six of the very best reasons to visit this most beautiful part of Australia:

1:  Amazing scenic routes

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