Travel Blogs from Apollo Bay, Australia

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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 ...

Day 39 - Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Day 39 - Apollo Bay

A travel blog entry by laylaandjed

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... us out. Next - Locked gate again. Finally found a steep windy road up to a lookout just out of town with great views overlooking Apollo Bay. Mostly 2WD but got a little fun as the track started to disappear up over some steep ridges, only to ...

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 ...

Baby, It's Cold Outside, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Baby, It's Cold Outside

A travel blog entry by paulanddara

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... Fairy we officially started our journey along the Great Ocean Road and had two relatively short, but spectacular, days of cycling to Apollo Bay. The day into here took us past some of the most iconic spots along this route, including the Twelve Apostles, ...

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 ...

Jul, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Jul

A travel blog entry by hanne49

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... op om det er skoldkopper eller roede hunde. Men vi kom til laegen og han gav hende noget penicilin. Vi blev et par ekstra dage i Apollo Bay, som var en hyggelig lille by med en ok strand, paa vejen til Apollo bay var vi ude og se Koalaer der hang oppe i ...

The GREAT Ocean Road, The Great Ocean Road - Southern OZ, Australia travel blog

The GREAT Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by lsimpson

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... cliff tops, then into hills with thick woodland on roads that were one hairpin after another.    We stopped the night in Apollo Bay.  We arrived at night, but knew we were near the sea because we could hear the waves.  The hostel ...

Day 13 - The Great Ocean Road, part 1, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Day 13 - The Great Ocean Road, part 1

A travel blog entry by kkgreen

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... we headed into the forest. By the time we were heading back it had started to rain, again! The next town we entered was called Apollo Bay, and it was a bit short of where we wanted to stop for the night but it had really started to rain hard and we were ...

About angry men & Great Ocean Road Day 1, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

About angry men & Great Ocean Road Day 1

A travel blog entry by saskiarutz

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... or a stomach: here’s a good place to do so. Sun. 17NOV; 5pm GREAT OCEAN ROAD (somewhere between LORNE and APOLLO BAY) ... ... ... I’m speechless. This is prettier as I thought it would be. This eastern part of the Great Ocean Road – ...

Driving on the edge of the world, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Driving on the edge of the world

A travel blog entry by macleanstrosher

Lots to ...

On the Tourist Trail, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

On the Tourist Trail

A travel blog entry by sunsetbeach

... the air with a few thick roots holding them up, or have hollow trunks in which you can stand. It was a very wet rainforest walk! Apollo Bay was our stop for the night. We stayed at the Grandview Holiday Flats and had a BBQ with the meat we were supposed ...

Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by jeuhjori

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... komen het natuurgeweld achterlaten... Rockhampton, Brisbane en nu Melbourne... Na de overnachting in Torquay zijn we doorgereden naar Apollo Bay. Wat een prachtige weg was dat! Inderdaad de kronkelende kustweg met prachtige natuurplaatjes die we verwacht ...

Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by lloydalice

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... in Warrnambool at 5.30 am in the morning tired and with a crick in our neck. We had a 3 hour wait for our connection to Apollo Bay so decided that instead of just waiting in the train station we'd go for a walk in the town to see if anything was open. As ...

Great Ocean Walk and X-Mas, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Walk and X-Mas

A travel blog entry by stephinaus

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December 23rd, Shaun and I set off for Apollo Bay, the starting point of our 8 day hike along the southern coast of Australia. We had no idea what lied ahead and what we were getting oursleves into!!!! Day one of the hike was a tough one. We had already ...

Jan 19, 2011, Great Ocean Road, Australia travel blog

Jan 19, 2011

A travel blog entry by daemu

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Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by tomclaudia

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Two days on the Great Ocean Road south west of Melbourne.  Ship wreck coast, London Bridge, Loch Arde, Twelve ...

Our Christmas Carol does us proud! (Part 3), Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Our Christmas Carol does us proud! (Part 3)

A travel blog entry by cpg2202

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... like the ones in the Jurassic Park films. Luckily T-Rex wasn't there to welcome us so we headed for our nights stop - Apollo Bay. Liz was much happier with this evening's choice of accommodation, it was even recommended in her Lonely Planet book! It was ...

Are we're being stalked???, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Are we're being stalked???

A travel blog entry by tigerdany35

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The road from Torquay to Apollo Bay was just amazing so picturesque. My highlight was stopping at the Koala Sanctuary at Kenneth River - Sooooooo coooollll, real koalas in their own habitat! The hostel was really nice as we were staying in the ...

Am großen Ozean…, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Am großen Ozean…

A travel blog entry by aufnachunten

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Die erste Etappe die Marion und ich in meinem kleinen Eigenheim zurück legten ging die Great Ocean Road entlang. Von Melbourne ging es Richtung Westen immer an der Küste entlang. Eine wirklich beeindruckende Szenerie!! Steilküsten, Strände und im ...

Real life Wild Koalas! They don't do much do they, Skenes Creek, Australia travel blog

Real life Wild Koalas! They don't do much do they

A travel blog entry by lucamow

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Day 119 – 19 January 2011 The great ocean road lay ahead of us next and so after saying my thanks and goodbyes to Susie, we hit the road again towards an ocean road that I know very little about. It was a scenic road I agree but calling it 'Great' ...

Great ocean road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great ocean road

A travel blog entry by bertrandbde

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... with Scott, an Australian friend I had met in Tilburg on Erasmus, and Andy, one of his mate. Driving on friday night to Apollo Bay where he has a beach house. Nice and cosy night drinking beer and playing guitar and ukulele. Saturday is the day to drive ...

Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by dtomkun

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... few that were sleeping in the trees and managed to snap a few photos of the cute little bears. By evening, we ended up in Apollo's Bay, where we planned to stay the night. Apollo Bay is one of the bigger towns along the Great Ocean Road, with lots of ...

Apollo Bay and the Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Apollo Bay and the Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by melnscottgriska

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... was an amazing experience, very narrow and winding roads right next to some beautiful crystal blue oceans and rainforest. We drove through to Apollo Bay where we stopped to set up camp for the night. Again, the weather gods were against us so it was cold ...

Apollo Bay and the Otway National Park, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Apollo Bay and the Otway National Park

A travel blog entry by cata.san.martin

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... forest around us, full of eucaliptus and fern trees, new birds and wildlife. 96.2 km is the distance from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay via the Great Ocean Road, approximately an hour and a half driving. We stopped here mainly because we wanted to do some ...

And back to the mainland, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

And back to the mainland

A travel blog entry by dawnandphill

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... in Melbourne briefly before picking up our hire car and heading for the Great Ocean Road. Picked up some information at Geelong and lunch by the sea, and ended the day at Apollo Bay, having called in at Torquay and Lorne. What a beautiful stretch of ...

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