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    Apollo Bay

    by shavy Updated Oct 30, 2014

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    After a long drive from Great Ocean road. This takes us 243 km along a rugged coastal landscape of cliffs and pounding waves on golden deserted beaches, unusual rock formations, but also by mountains, rainforests and along rolling hillsides

    Overall a very varied but most beautiful route. It is a small town and quiet. It doesn't have much restaurant to choose but if you are hungry you always find somewhere to eat

    Apollo Bay is one of the many great places to stop along the Great Ocean Road. This part called by many Paradise by the Sea

    Fishing is an important local industry. The fishing fleet anchors and behind a huge breakwater and makes the daily catch available from the bright colored fishing cooperative at the entrance to the pier.

    Walk along the pier and see how fishermen prepare for another sea ​​catches and are always on the menu of the local cafes and restaurants.

    One has a better sea view high in the hills try Chris's at Beacon Point. During your search for a visit to art shops, galleries and tea houses or go to the Saturday market for local crafts and products.

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    Driving to great ocean road

    by shavy Updated Oct 30, 2014

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    You may wonder what is so great about doing a big way. The road as the name implies on the south coast of Australia, between Geelong and Warrnambool, and still most tourists go through the Great Ocean Road from Adelaide to Melbourne.

    Odd shaped rocks alternate today with deserted beaches. It's time for one of the most impressive routes of Australia.The Great Ocean Road. You need plenty of time to make stops. You're not the only tourist trying to take pictures here, is a photogenic place and absolutely worth to stop

    A highway is usually no more than the quickest route from A to B. But the Great Ocean Road between Torquay and Warrnambool in the southern state of Victoria, is an attraction in itself. The 243 kilometer long coastal road is one of the most famous routes

    Along the Shipwreck Coast are the famous icons of the Great Ocean Road, the Twelve Apostles, the Blow Hole, the Grotto, London Arch and Loch Ard Gorge. They are all natural rock formations that were created by the unrelenting forces of wind and sea. The coastline erratic wear off

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    12 Apostles

    by ahouse2003 Updated Mar 16, 2012

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    One of the main attractions of The Great Ocean Road just outside Apollo Bay are the magnificent 12 Apostles. This is a must-see if you are driving this route. There is a visitor's center with lots of information about the formation of the rocks. Once you exit the visitor's center you take a very well-built walking platform to several viewpoints of the Twelve Apostles. These rock formations are absolutely stunning. Pictures just don't do it justice.

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    Shopping in Apollo Bay

    by cal6060 Written Jul 10, 2011

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    There are some souvenir shops that you can purchase merchandising of great ocean road and apollo bay. I bought few pins, a T-shirt, and etc. It is very nice to walk around in a quiet street. You can have coffee or tea in those cute cafes, have lunch or dinner in of of those restaurants.

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    Tour to Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge & London B

    by cal6060 Written Jul 10, 2011

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    I booked a tour starting Apollo Bay to Cape Otway National Park. Then, it continued the journey to Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge. Overall, I think the tour is ok, not great because it is more like a bus service than a tour service. I paid A$60, started at 12pm, and reached Melbourne at 8pm.

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    Sojourn With Nature and Stretch Your Legs

    by tigerjapan Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Maits Rest Walk is a part of the Otway National Park beside the Great Ocean Road, west of Apollo Bay. It was a great place to take a break from driving and stretch the legs.

    The walk is quite easy and should be suitable for all ages. A track wanders through fern glades and rainforest among tall stands of beech, messmate and other hardwoods.
    The walk will take around 30-45 minutes and you will leave feeling totally relaxed after your commune with nature.

    A car park has picnic facilities and there are signs describing the walk and what you will see.

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    Harbour

    by leffe3 Written Dec 9, 2005

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    At the far western end of AB is the cute little fishing harbour. It's still very much a working harbour - although small there are a number of fishing boats that sail out from here. Thankfully, it haasn't been swamped by yachts/sail boats or re-developed as a marina.

    You can also take sea cruises from the harbour - sunset cruises or seal watching (or the combination of the two).

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    Beaches

    by leffe3 Written Dec 9, 2005

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    Any trip along the Great Ocean Rd is going to involve a beach - even if it is walking along one for a few minutes on a busy one-day tour schedule. With wide expanses of white sand interspersed with tiny rivermouth beaches and little coves, the options are varied.

    Apollo Bay boasts a huge expanse of white sand and relatively safe for swimming etc- hence the reason why it has developed as a family location. And they are stunning - you can walk for several miles from AB east beyond Skenes Creek at low tide.

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    Otway Ranges

    by Zanzibargirl Updated Oct 2, 2005

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    Located not far from Apollo Bay The Cape Otway Ranges and National Park provide a natural escape and a change from the beachside scenery that most of the Great Ocean Road provides. The Great Ocean Road actually loops through sections of this natural wonderland which spans 88,000 hectares. Within this National Park are waterfalls, lakes, glades of massive tree ferns and native animals, tall mountain ash and more.

    Along the drive you can take a stop for a quick walk near Maits Rest if you don't have a lot of time, or if you have longer, stop for a picnic and take a longer trail to the waterfalls along some lovely walking trails. The air smells fresher in here, and you will almost feel like you've gone back to another time looking at the size of the trees. The Otway Ranges are very beautiful, natural and a great way to escape the tourist trail of the ocean Road.

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    Fishing

    by ahouse2003 Updated Mar 16, 2012

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    Fishing is an important industry in Apollo Bay. You can find many local fishing spots on the banks of the Southern Ocean. All you need is a fishing pole!

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    Surfing

    by ahouse2003 Updated Mar 16, 2012

    Like many towns along the Great Ocean Road, surfing is definitely on the list of things to do. You can pull off the road and find a surf beach almost anywhere in Apollo Bay.

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    Apollo Bay Golf Club

    by cal6060 Updated Feb 26, 2012

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    There is a beautiful golf club just next to the ocean. It is wonderful to play golf and enjoy the mountains and ocean. You can find it here.

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