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Bay of Islands

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Address: Peterborough on Great Ocean Road, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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Better than the 12 Apostles

We were travelling west to east along the Great Ocean Road so the Bay of Islands was the first stop. The weather wasn't perfect but the views were still pretty dramatic. Parking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sunseeker2020
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a like drive whilst staying in Warnambool and stumbled onto the lookouts at Bay of Island. Was a good view and a nice place to stop for a bit of ocean watching.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were travelling west to east along the Great Ocean Road so the Bay of Islands was the first stop. The weather wasn't perfect but the views were still pretty dramatic. Parking was easy and it was only a relatively short walk along the boardwalks. There were far fewer visitors here which, in many ways, made for a better experience... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

travel the great ocean road from east to west otherwise you will miss a lot of attractions lots of photo opportunities be extra careful on the narrow winding road lots of buses and caravans

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Huonville, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are fascinated by the ocean and the way the waves break from far out, change direction and break and spray up the cliffs. The colour of the ocean breathtaking. Will surely come back.

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Thank Ffm48
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tick....... What an easy drive along a spectacular coastline. Bay of Islands is unreal. Keep travelling down the coast to more. Port Campbell...12 Apostles...Apollo Bay...Lorne......

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Thank Cheryl K
Singapore
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful scenery. Even though it is "less famous" than the 12 apostles, I actually preferred the experience to the twelve apostles because when I was there, it was significantly less crowded (perhaps it was the timing-about 10am).

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Thank i1aan
Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled along the "Great Ocean Road in April 2017 visiting all the "sights" most of these are very close to the main road, some require a short walk, and some longer walks.

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Thank Alec R
Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do plan a short stopover to admire this magnificent sight, and watch the waves crash into the rocks. If you are in a hurry, 10-15 minutes is sufficient to take a good look and snap a few photos. Its definitely less crowded than the 12 apostles, yet very stunning as well.

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Ballarat, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The coastline of southern Victoria is just stunning. The combination of the colours of the sky, the rock formations and the rolling oceans are so picturesque that you'll end up taking so many photos just so you can keep the memory of them going well after you leave. Just can't get enough of that fresh sea air. I miss it... More 

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warialda
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful place, I was blowed away with the beauty of this place, we are very lucky to have this here in our country.

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