Victoria is a beautiful place revealing secrets and treasures of nature at every step. Each step forward is unforgettable. There are places in Victoria where you will feel a million miles away from the world you left behind. Cliff top views, lush fern gullies and isolated beaches await you. It is nature’s drama unfolding at every step. Take the time to explore Victoria’s diverse natural landscapes and iconic wildlife while you travel. Wander across sand dunes and snow white beaches, trek through lush green rainforests and rugged desert country, while getting up close to the natural inhabitants as you go.
The Great Ocean Road
Take in the panoramic views as the road winds along cliff tops, up to breathtaking headlands, down onto the edge of beaches, across river estuaries and through lush rainforests. The stretch between Lorne and Apollo Bay is considered by many to be the most picturesque section of the Great Ocean Road. The highway is carved into sheer cliffs that drop away into the ocean, offering commanding views of the waves from Bass Strait and the Southern Ocean swelling and crashing onto the rocks and beaches below.
Geelong is Victoria’s second largest city which has a stunning waterfront.
Torquay is the home of Bells Beach and birthplace of iconic brands Rip Curl and Quicksilver. The official start point of the Great Ocean Road, Torquay is Victoria’s surfing and beach worship capital.
Aireys Inlet is located on the Great Ocean Road, approximately 120km south west of Melbourne. This boutique coastal town is one of the Great Ocean Road’s best kept secrets. Offering visitors serenity and tranquility with spectacular cliffs, beautiful beaches, a picturesque river valley and the Great Otway National Park as a scenic backdrop.
Lorne offers fresh sea air, white beaches and buzzing arts community, the nearby Otways and its relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere.
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