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Bay of Islands

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Address: Peterborough on Great Ocean Road, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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One of the best scenic views on the Great Ocean Road

Around 90% of Melbourne visitors are visiting the Great Ocean Road in one day and missing that rocks' combination. The people who are not as much in a harry can enjoy one of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a far more beautiful spot along the Great Ocean Road than the 12 Apostles with lots less tourists

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Around 90% of Melbourne visitors are visiting the Great Ocean Road in one day and missing that rocks' combination. The people who are not as much in a harry can enjoy one of the best natural sculptures that GOR offers

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arguably the most breathtaking section of the rugged Great Ocean Road coastline, the Bay of Islands are breathtaking. After visiting the famous Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, be sure to venture further along the scenic route to absorb the awe-inspiring beauty of the Bay of Islands.

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Kingston SE, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our 3rd great ocean road trip. It's a stunning part of the world and its easy to get absorbed in the scenery. Bay of island is one of the first stops coming from south Australia along the ocean road to Melbourne. We took our time and did them all. With the luxury of time it's well worth every... More 

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Warrnambool
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wonderful to visit at anytime of the year and even if the weather is bad the sea will be more spectacular.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very dramatic coastline, ideal for photos. Not as popular as other coastal areas but it was relaxing and peaceful. Stopped for a quick break but was better than we imagined.

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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome views, amazing sunsets and easy to access. Try and go at sunrise or sunset a must when in the area. No hordes of tourists yet!!!

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This stop was something like the 12 Apostles but the limestone formations were not as high. We stopped for photos. We were glad we did.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

strangely not as popular as the 12 apostles. still popular but not overrun with tour buses. absolutely stunning

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We like the bay of islands better than the 12 apostles. Less tourists and the most magnificent rock formations.

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