Many tourists from all around the world associate Australia’s travel highlights with its region, known as the “Outback” , the great cosmopolitan metropolises, The Great Barrier Reef, as well as miles upon miles of gorgeous white sandy beaches. However, The Great Ocean Road, which snakes just off the Melbourne’s corridors, is yet another tourist gem of Australia, that not many foreign tourists are quite familiar with. This 152 miles long route is fringed by savage waters and is marked by the Great Ocean Road. Traveling along this route can endow you with an amazingly mellow driving and artistic experience and more than exceed your excitement levels.
The fascinating Great Ocean Road Tours, that meander right alongside the wild, untamed seas, stretch form Geelong, all the way to Portland. On every turn of one of these tours, you will be introduced to and greeted by something completely new and exciting. Surf beaches, historic ports, lush rainforests, national parks, whale lookouts, and towering mountain ranges, are just some of the high points of these amazing tours. You can stare in awe at the monster waves that constantly hit Bells Beach, stroll alongside the breathtaking coastlines of Lorne, or trek through an impressive number of old Aboriginal sites in the vicinity of Tower Hill. If that is not enough, you can also stop , in order to gaze up and visit numerous fishing villages that dot Port Fairy, or check out the limestone stacks that adorn the Southern Ocean. However, this is still not everything that these tours can offer.
The Wild and Wet Great Otway National Park – Victoria
This part of the Great Ocean Road stretches from frothy rivers to rugged coastlines to rain forests, and offers one of the most diverse natural forms experience. It is distinguished by thundering waterfalls and breathtaking gorges, as well as the ancient limestone towers at the Bay of Islands, and the mysterious caves at Cape Bridgewater. The length of this part of the road is some 84 miles, and can bring you much closer to deserted sandy beaches, thick rainforests, and high-sea cliffs.
The mesmerizing Shorelines of the Twelve Apostles – Victoria
The southern coast areas of Victoria are most notably distinguished by intense and wild storms and by a series of amazing rock formations, also known as the “Twelve Apostles”. One of its main attractions is its incredible coastline that serves as home to some of the best known and popular surf spot at the Bells Beach. Throughout this area, you can enjoy yourself by engaging in various aquatic activities such as surfing, swimming, fishing or sea kayaking.
The unforgettable trek through the Yarra Valley – Victoria
If you are not particularly interested in seeing deep forests, mountains, seas or rolling hills, you can always embark on a great journey though the great wine land, with the Yarra Valley Wine Tours. If you consider yourself a connoisseur of fine wines, you cannot let yourself miss visiting one of seventy wineries doted throughout the Yarra Valley. The main attraction of this region, aside from its wineries, are the endless rows of big and round juicy berries. So, if you are always up for a glass of good wine, make sure to visit the Yarra Valley.