The walk is just a few kilometres long, looping around from the picnic area at the car park and back again, so it’s great for small children with lots to explore, pick and prod along the way.
Built from 1919 to 1932 as a memorial to those who served in WWI, the Great Ocean Road wends its way through quaint seaside towns and ports for 243kms, offering the chance to fossick in rock pools, hike to hidden waterfalls, marvel at the rugged shoreline, or simply stop, sit back and relax in one of the pubs or restaurants along the way.
It’s almost the end of another year, Christmas has been and gone, the beginning of a new and exciting year is just around the corner. It’s that time of year when we get reflective, look back on the previous year, celebrate the good times, try to learn from the bad. So I thought it apt to share the best of Eco Traveller with you; some of the most popular posts readers enjoyed during 2012.
Australia’s Great Ocean Walk is a newbie in the ‘great hikes of the world’ stakes but it has every appearance of bursting through the rankings soon. A seven-day meander along the stunning “Shipwreck” coast of Victoria, it is an opportunity to experience natural Australia.