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Definitely worth the effort!

This is not a short walk and requires basic fitness to truly enjoy. Runs along the cliff from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Macarthur, Australia
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Great views worth the effort

There's a small carpark at the beginning of the track to the seal colony. A long walk which takes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cape Bridgewater Point Wilderness Trail, Cape Bridgewater, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is not a short walk and requires basic fitness to truly enjoy. Runs along the cliff from Bridgewater Bay, around the tip of the Cape, and ends near the Petrified forest. According to Wiki: “Cape Bridgewater is a locality in the Australian state of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank debbiea0
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had seent the marine animal in Kangaroo Island so thought it wud be a gud idea but a 2 1/2 steep walk made me re think and abandon half way because it was for my 8 yr old I was going and he cud...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aftab_Urooj_Ahmed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There's a small carpark at the beginning of the track to the seal colony. A long walk which takes you to the colony, it can be quite strenuous if you're not overly fit. There's a lot of uphill walking as well as some stairs. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sm05060
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Excellent challenging walk, beautiful views, saw about 10 seals, highly recommend taking binoculars for the best view, all in all a nice couple of hours

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank garysW9853LS
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Firstly it is worth noting there are 2 entry points for this walk. There is an entry point at the same area as the "Petrified Forest" which is a 5km walk to the Seal colony one way, you pass the Petrified Forest on your way...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank RachelAnne11
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

For a fairly fit (exercise 3-5 times per week) this walk can be done in 1hr45m including a leisurely stop at both viewing platforms at the top. Binoculars and zoom lenses are a bonus but not required to enjoy this experience of seeing seals in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Wendini82
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Do yourself a favour - get out of the car and walk some of the Great Ocean Rd walk - bring your binoculars for a great view of the seal colony- and enjoy the petrified forest. Swimming is absolutely recommend- it may look cold but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Roxy20042020
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Completed the hike (including 1/2 hr to watch the seals) in two hours with our children (7 & 9). The views are stunning! Take water, a snack and binoculars. You can’t get near the seals, which disappointed our children a bit, but we hadn’t prepared...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kim A
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This has to be one of the most beautiful walks in the country, with amazing views! Who knew there could be so many types of blue in the ocean? You have to see it here to believe it. I have done this walk many times,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank DCB95
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We headed off for a walk to see the seal colonies and we’re not disappointed, our vantage point from the cliff top allowed us to watch them lumbering on land, gliding through the waves and even a territorial argument. The walk is steep, but well...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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