Travel Blogs from Apollo Bay, Australia

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Koala spotting!, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Koala spotting!

A travel blog entry by nigel_emma_sam

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... area is such a holiday destination, today it was. To really appreciate the view we hiked up to Marriners Lookout to see the whole of Apollo Bay and back east down the coast to Cape Patton.  The view was fantastic, but we had to climb up 240m in only ...

Great Ocean Road Part Deux, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road Part Deux

A travel blog entry by big_papi

... of information available, lol....i'm not complaining!    It starts in Warrnabool and goes to Geelong. We're going just to Apollo Bay, seeing the must scenic part of it, then north as mentioned before.    Warrnabool's a very, very ...

12 Apostles, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

12 Apostles

A travel blog entry by grickling

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... and big trees. The next point highlighted on our Great Ocean Road map was Otway Lighthouse, the second most southerly point in Australia. The road towards the lighthouse is in an area heavily populated by wild koalas. It was easy to find the koalas, we ...

Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by walkaboutons

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Une fois le départ de Gaëtan noyé dans le Champagne chez Helena et Peter, nous avons donc repris la route et passé la frontière d'un nouvel état, le Victoria, et de changer une nouvelle fois d'heure... On doit bien en être à 9h de plus que vous ...

Great Ocean Road Hopping, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road Hopping

A travel blog entry by glennlouisefitz

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... halfway point on the Great Ocean Road (GOR). We checked into the Big4 CP and have a large site with fantastic ocean views. Apollo Bay is a pretty, but small coastal town with great beaches even though the water is too cold for us Queenslanders.   ...

Koala spotting, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Koala spotting

A travel blog entry by trizzyb

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TB: Well somehow we booked ourselves on a massive tour, even though I only wanted to do a small one, so we go from Melbourne to Darwin on a bus, so far its been a good choice, we don't have to worry about most meals, accommodation, and driving.  So ...

The Great Ocean Road et les koalas!, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

The Great Ocean Road et les koalas!

A travel blog entry by lucietom

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... koala et son petit, observation de tonnes de koalas sur la Cap Otway Lighthouse Road, ramassage de coquillages et bronzette à Blanket Bay, promenade à Cap Otway… Bref, un planning bien chargé ! Un rayon de soleil de printemps ici et ...

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 ...

Great Ocean Road Teil 1, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road Teil 1

A travel blog entry by different9

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... begleitet, was aber dem wunderschönen Eindruck der Landschaft nichts anhaben kann. Unser Weg soll uns von Melbourne nach Geelong, Lorne, Apollo Bay, Port Campell und Warrnambool führen. Nur wenige Straßen auf der Welt können es vermutlich in punkto ...

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 Odyssey, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Odyssey

A travel blog entry by skye.roxby

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Continuing our journey down The Great Ocean Road, we travelled east towards Apollo Bay. Noted as one of Australia's most memorable drives, it certainly didn't disappoint. Beautiful scenery everywhere you look, rugged coastlines, temperate ...

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 ...

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

5

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 – ...

Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by judithmike

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Collected car early, On way to Great Ocean Road by 10.00, Got ferry across bay, straightforward run, Scenery spectacular, Mile after mile of perfect blue sea, stunning. Weather warm and sunny too. Arrived Apollo Bay about 17.00. Hotel ...

Blanket Bay till 5.  Then Apollo Bay., Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Blanket Bay till 5. Then Apollo Bay.

A travel blog entry by moffatsoztrip

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... and loved it!!!  Poor Moff had to spend ages sorting out all the gear from the 2 days of fun so I took washing into Apollo Bay and got some groceries.  The town was heaving with tourists and jam packed with a Carnival pumping out loud music ...

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