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The Great Ocean Road

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Great Ocean Road, Torquay, Victoria 3231, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I grown up in Melbourne so have a natural bias to "love" the GOR. Was interested to review the Terrible reviews and I can see many reviewers' point. Therefore I'd strongly suggest the following: 1. Try to visit on a good day. Some reviewers complained...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views and scenery , wonderful area. Crap roads, wet, mouldy bumpy ,pot holes Everywhere, roadworks every 5 mins. Chinese driving on the wrong side of the road. Busloads of tourists and I mean busloads. 22 coaches parked in Apollo Bay , on top of...More

6  Thank Craig G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An experience to be remembered till death. The scenic beauty of the road is really a memorable one. If you are visiting Australia then this trip to Ocean Road is must.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of Australia’s iconic coastal roads. Predominantly driving along the beaches but also has a section of driving through rainforest. The road is under a major renovation to make many more vantage points for lookout also to have many more opportunities for slow vehicles to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even on a cold, wet day we thoroughly enjoyed The Great Ocean Road. Not only was it a lovely drive but the scenery was stunning too. A must do trip! We managed to drive from Melbourne to The Grotto in a day, although it was...More

Thank pedderz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most beautiful attraction in Victoria The greatest road trip I've ever had. The tour is even more splendid when you have a great tour guide which we luckily had Rob our tour guide was an incredible and all round man and was a master...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Akin to driving down US 1 in California, which apparently inspired the Australians to put their vets to work after world war 1- but the gorgeous Twelve Apostles blew us away. Also the shipwreck site of Loch Ard, which has an incredible story and is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The greatest adventure road trip in the world! Magnificent! 2nd time in here but I will always keep falling in love with you!

Thank Kategelo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I should have done this years ago. The drive is a little difficult with the windy roads but it is an absolute must.

Thank Apoaid
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Must do for all!! Finally ticked it off the bucket list. Perfect time of the year to go was in Spring. The flowers blooming, the sun shining, great experience, incredible scenery, the dream of packing up life and moving south occurred! What a remarkable lifestyle...More

Thank AmyM1408
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Once in your life, when you visit Victoria and have a much time to explore, Great ocean road is a MUST HAVE! there's a lot of spot to explore, mostly beach with amazing view. fantastic road with many places to stop.

Thank dewim454
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Best senic drive in victoria. Lots of surf towns. Lots of parking around to stop and enjoy the view.

Thank john c
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HannahLobban
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Response from Bailameamor | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, Actually, we used our car for this trip and did not hire a bike. I did not see anyone cycling on this road but I saw lots of motobikes. That said, the great ocean road can be a challenging trip for ordinary road... More
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muskie3
5 October 2017|
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Response from 58jnapper | Reviewed this property |
Basically all of what has been said so far is great. A slight detour if you want that is only 15 km in and then 15 km back is a visit to Timboon that has a lovely distillery and ice cream place. Just a nice little... More
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Waasim R
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Response from angelthedevil | Reviewed this property |
As the others already said Great Ocean Road and Sydney are in opposite directions and is up to you how far away you want to drive. We drove for around 300km direction Adelaide just a bit more west from Port Campbell- shall... More
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