Travel Blogs from Apollo Bay, Australia

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Ocean to Opera, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Ocean to Opera

A travel blog entry by ameski18

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... snaps of the cascade and ran up the steps to get back in the van. Our first night was to be spent in a town called Apollo Bay a little further down the coast and we had some serious costal driving to be done before bed. Apollo Bay campsite was tucked just ...

From Lighthouse to Rainforest, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

From Lighthouse to Rainforest

A travel blog entry by glennlouisefitz

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... of a bygone era lurking in the undergrowth, some photos attached.       We returned back to Apollo Bay via the inland route, which took us through some beautiful rainforest with magnificent towering Mountain Ash and Myrtle Beech ...

Boutique style YHA, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Boutique style YHA

A travel blog entry by antandruthybabe

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... , on the morning we were there it was crawling with tourists and we manged to get a rare photo of the two of us together. At Apollo bay we stayed at one of the best YHAs in Oz. The facilities were fantastic, and it was hard to believe we weren't staying ...

The day after the big 30, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

The day after the big 30

A travel blog entry by lisartw

... gear shops. There was a surprising number of clothes shops for such a relatively small place. Our chosen establishment was the grand Apollo Bay Hotel (don't forget - Hotel means pub). Lunch was kangeroo fillet with tats and veg, it was the first time ...

The Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

The Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by alice-and-will

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... fish every 30 seconds (that's not a joke). At this moment, we really thought: we need a fishing line!!! Then, we drove towards Apollo Bay and stopped at Kennet River (an Australian we meet the morning recommended us to stop there) so we had lunch in this ...

Lots to see on the Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Lots to see on the Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by hazelgodwin

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Comfortable night and..... Thank goodness, no rain today and temp up by 10 degrees. Had a brief look at the pretty fishing port of Port Fairy before leaving for the sights of the Great Ocean Road. Many places along the road you could be forgiven for ...

Storslåede udsigter over havet og trætoppene, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Storslåede udsigter over havet og trætoppene

A travel blog entry by fam.miko

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... gang, og der bliver talt med høje stemmer på hele turen af bare begejstring. Vi tager frokost på caféen, inden vi kører mod Apollo Bay, hvor vi skal bo de næste 2 nætter i en hytte på en campingplads. Solen skinner nu, og det er blevet lunt. ...

Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by hugh_mc_manus

... in the wheels of steel (Pajero - or Paj as we're takin to callin it - original I know!) down to Geelong and on to Apollo Bay. Was a nice enough drive but nothing really mad. Stayed in a hostel where we bumped into a crowd of ones that were on the ...

The Magnificent Great Ocean Road Part I, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

The Magnificent Great Ocean Road Part I

A travel blog entry by suzieq88

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... that I wouldn't be too scruplous with money and enjoy myself, I objected to paying £15 to look at a lighthouse. Seriously. I headed back to Apollo Bay to check in to my accomodation for the night, the YHA Eco Hostel. I can say without doubt it is by far ...

Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Apollo Bay

A travel blog entry by karana

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... .  The weather was perfect, fluffy white clouds against bright blue skies, and the sea was really turquoise in spots.   Apollo Bay is a lovely town.  It is just 20km before the Cape Otway Lighthouse, the oldest surviving lighthouse on the ...

Great Ocean Road Part One!, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road Part One!

A travel blog entry by mjgoodie

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... figured this was far to early for my 90km drive to my next hostel.....cut to 9 hrs later and I arrived at my hostel in Apollo Bay! What a horrible yet beautifully glorious day!! The weather was crap! The sun did shine a few times during the day, but ...

Strandtur, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Strandtur

A travel blog entry by fam.miko

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Af Jakob: Vi står op kl 7.30 og får morgenmad. Det er skyfrit, så vi beslutter os for at gå til stranden, som ligger lige nede for enden af vejen. Drønvarmt er det ikke – men lidt som en god dansk sommerdag på ca. 25 grader. Havtemperaturen ...

Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by itebaer

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... -Preis bezahlt (18.50 AUD für den Eintritt zum Leuchtturm und dem Park), danach haben wir uns in den Coffee-Shops von Apollo Bay ausgeruht. Immerhin hatten wir Zeit, um die Fotos zu ordnen und den Blog nachzuführen. Das Wetter blieb leider den ganzenTag ...

Goodbye Melbourne, hello Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Goodbye Melbourne, hello Apollo Bay

A travel blog entry by diberry

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... the beginning of the Great Ocean Road. The scenery is just wonderful all along the road and I kept stopping to take pictures. I got to Apollo Bay at about 4.45 and found the motel easily - it's on Diana Street! There doesn't appear to be a lot to do here ...

Waterfalls & Rainforests, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Waterfalls & Rainforests

A travel blog entry by julie_n_tim

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Croissants from local bakers, window shopping in Apollo Bay which was completely deserted (shops don't open until 10 am) walked round the marina and back along beach. Only people out were dog walkers and 6 crazy Ozzie swimmers - weather overcast with rain ...

Have you ever?, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Have you ever?

A travel blog entry by kimrobinson

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... - Great Ocean Road - Teddy's Lookout - Lorne Beach for swimming and resting - Kennett River where we saw koalas - Patton Lookout - Apollo Bay It's an amazing day packed with loads of activity and sights. Jason is also a very chilled out guide allowing us ...

Sea Stacks, Rain Forest and Koalas, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Sea Stacks, Rain Forest and Koalas

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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Left behind Victorian Port Fairy and headed for the surfing world at Apollo Bay. Great YHA here on a fabulous bay. Full of young people enjoying Australia if not the weather this week - really blowy. After a great Australian lunch I drove out to ...

Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by ozjinsykenny

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... actieve koala.. Nadat we een koala op ooghoogte hadden gezien, kwamen we aan op de parking van de oudste vuurtoren van Australi''. Door een onverantwoord hoge prijs om hem te kunnen zien besloten we onze rit verder te zetten. Een nog slechtere gravelweg ...

The Shipwreck Coast, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

The Shipwreck Coast

A travel blog entry by dulcielofting

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... . It was a bit of a relief if I'm honest, Pathetic Poms that we are! The stretch of coastline between Port Campbell and Apollo Bay is perhaps the most dramatic of the Great Ocean Road. All around Port Campbell is National Park and we kicked off stopping ...

Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Apollo Bay

A travel blog entry by stuartandjulie

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... afterwards took a stroll around the bay and little town.   The beach was beautiful and the surf was amazing, probably more so with the stormy weather.  Apollo Bay was a very sweet place – just a shame about the weather – ...

Apollo bay, Apollo Bay, Australië travel blog

Apollo bay

A travel blog entry by petermoorman

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Gelukkig, het weer is opgeklaard. Ik heb een hele mooie zonnige dag achter de rug, nog wel wat frisjes maar een kniesoor die daar over klaagt. Zeker na die sombere, koude en natte dagen. Het was een mooie tocht via de Great Ocean Road. Prachtige ...

Great ocean road 2, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great ocean road 2

A travel blog entry by amelie_away

... in der kamera und die ist wieder zurück in Deutschland. ich werde sie nachreichen. Die Küste entlang ging es bis nach apollo bay. Julia hatte dort einen carpark bei einem hostel ausgemacht, auf den wir uns stellen wollten. UUUUUUnd wir hatte vor uns die ...

Going Inland, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Going Inland

A travel blog entry by mawstrip

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...  cutters in the 1850's who subsequently established sawmills.Farmers later moved into the area and a small settlement on Apollo Bay named Middleton developed. A Post Office of that name (with a fortnightly mail delivery) opened on 1 May 1873 ...

Saturday On The Road, The Great Ocean Road, Australia travel blog

Saturday On The Road

A travel blog entry by jenni-louise

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... , only coming in for lunch. Relying on signs to get me to Forrest but not seeing any, I ended up in Marengo, just past Apollo Bay before realising I'd come too far. I put Forrest into maps on my phone and found that I should have turned off back at ...

GEELONG & THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

GEELONG & THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD

A travel blog entry by abpascoe

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... on, the kids wanted to stop at Lorne, it looked gorgeous, but there really was nowhere to park the van, so we keep driving to Apollo Bay, where we got fuel & food and made our way out to 'Paradise' to free camp for the night (according to Wikicamps!) ...

Rainforests and more Rain, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Rainforests and more Rain

A travel blog entry by paul_and_linda

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... were windy and steep too. Felt very achy in the shoulders as I was holding on to the wheel so tight! We arrived safely at Appollo Bay, our campsite for the night. On the way back from the loo Paul met 'nice lady and man with beard' again, could not ...

Just Coasting, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Just Coasting

A travel blog entry by stoddart

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... had lunch in the van in the car park.   We then continued along the Great Ocean Road, through the Otway Ranges to Apollo Bay.  Once we started driving in the range it reminded us of home.  Not only the windy roads and the types of ...

Surf, Rainforest and Koalas, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Surf, Rainforest and Koalas

A travel blog entry by camac52

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... early Easter Sunday, good plan, not much traffic which in a city of 3 + million can be wild. We only drove 175 km to Apollo Bay but it took nearly all day, every little town along the way was like going through the Banff gates on a long weekend. However ...

Op weg naar Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Op weg naar Apollo Bay

A travel blog entry by arjan_xandra_t

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... daar dan weer mee, maar goed. We hebben voeten en handen maar eens schoongemaakt en zijn daarna de auto in gekropen en vertrokken richting Apollo Bay. Onderweg zijn we nog 2 keer even gestopt,  de eerst stop was een korte stop om wat fruit te eten op ...

Otway Forest, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Otway Forest

A travel blog entry by ronkathy

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... ;score! And they sold cookies!  I bought a cookie and an internet stick. So we are back to blogging sooner than I thought. Apollo Bay, where we're going, is very small and finding internet access there would have been tough.] Our first stop was the ...

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