Travel Blogs from Apollo Bay, Australia

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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 – ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

The Great Ocean Road - Day 1

A travel blog entry by brapperton

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... , but it was a strange and captivating sight to see. To wrap up our day, we had a sunset walk on the beach at Apollo Bay where we are staying the night. To say the light was spectacular is an understatement. It started with a beautiful golden glow and ...

The Great Ocean Road to Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

The Great Ocean Road to Apollo Bay

A travel blog entry by john_rutherford

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A great Australian Road trip. We headed off from Port Fairy to Apollo Bay, pulling in to view most of the known sites. A truly beautiful coastline. . For two nights we were booked to stay at the Ocean View Beacon Point Villas, with a view to the ocean. . ...

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 ...

Melbourne to Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Melbourne to Apollo Bay

A travel blog entry by mariannedave15

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... tides.  Many ships were wrecked in the early days of the 19th century and survival depended on luck and self preservation. Apollo Bay is a small, old fashioned town and has not changed since we last visited in 2008.  We arrived at our hotel, ...

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 ...

Day 28 - Apollo Bay (Oz), Apollo Bay, Australia travel blog

Day 28 - Apollo Bay (Oz)

A travel blog entry by thekemptons

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... sanity in the coming months and years. The end of the road brings us to Cape Otway lightstation, the oldest surviving lighthouse in Australia. It was built in 1848 by 40 stonemasons with no mortar or cement. We promised Dylan we would find him a ...

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