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Address: Alvie, Colac, Victoria, Australia

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LAKE Corangamite

Great spot for a lookout over lake Corangamite largest permanent salt water lake in Australia. Great photo opportunity

Reviewed 5 days ago
brno22
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Colac, Australia
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Colac, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot for a lookout over lake Corangamite largest permanent salt water lake in Australia. Great photo opportunity

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Cororooke, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even though this tourist attraction is right on our door step we rarely bother to visit and enjoy this spectacular region. Unbelievable views in all directions and excellent information boards explaining the region. We will certainly be taking visitors to see this wonderful place in the future

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Thank 300debb
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Just an amazing view. To think that volcanoes created such a pretty site is mind blowing. It not till you stop and read then go see things like this that you really start to get and idea of how thing were created and not just happen.

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Thank Joanne E
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

With the Red Rock Volcanic Complex is in the heart of the Lake Corangamite Basin, a landlocked natural lake that is Australia's largest permanent saline lake. The views from the Red Rock outlook and the adjoining Coragulac Hill (Memorial) Lookout provide you the viewer with a glimpse of what was an enormous and complex Volcanic region. Come and have a... More 

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Thank Martin v
Singapore
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

When the weather permits, the view from the top is nothing short of amazing. The stairs to the top is only about 5-8 minutes walk from the car park.

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Ballarat, Australia
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

A group of us drove south from Ballarat to explore the vopxanoes and lakes district of south west Victoria. Scattered amongst the plains are the occasional hills, all a legacy of the volcanic avtivity thousands of years ago. Red Rock near Alvie is one of these and when you ascend the rock you are provided with beautiful views across Lake... More 

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Thank David W
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely view of surrounding areas. Worth a little detour. If driving, be careful as it is a 1.5 lane but a two way road. When we were there, saw a bus full of students with their sketch pads.

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Manila
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We drove from Warrnambool and spent overnight in Colac before continuing to Yarra Valley. We decided to check out Red Rock since we are already in the area. It is about 15 mins drive from Colac town. There were no cars and visitors when we arrived in the parking about 3pm. We climbed the wooden stairs to the top of... More 

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Colac, Australia
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

this volcanic cone gives the visitor a clear view of the surrounding farmland the some of richest in the western district the two cones also give you a photographic image of lake Corangamite salt lake and vineyards of the district

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Thank Assunta A
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing and dramatic views of the surrounding countryside. Definitely worth a stop off if you are in the area.

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