Grand Pacific Hotel Lorne
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Pacific Hotel Lorne
This hotel was.. amaaazing!! What can I say?
Suites with 2 bathrooms, kitchen, laundry room, living room, 3 bedrooms and a terrace with view on the ocean!!
I havent seen a nicer place in a loong time! And you can just take a 10 minute walk to the town center along the beach! Beautiful!!
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... logs over the hills and valleys that the tramway followed. After reaching the Great Ocean Road, we walked down to the same pier that the ladies walked on. Just across the road from the pier was a hotel with a pub so we stopped to "refresh ". Then there was the walk up the hill to the house. I had dubbed the street "San Francisco" when we drove up it earlier; aptly named! We were all puffing pretty hard by the time we got to the top! A great walk but now ...
... of the water where ones stood before but are now gone, in the next year or two there could be even less that what we saw. The place was so crowded we did not stay too long and decided to seek a more secluded place to dip our toes in the water. As we drove along we pulled over at a couple other viewpoints, one being a naturally formed arch.
Finally we made it back down to sea level and found an amazing spot to spend an hour in the sand and sun. ...
... actually two of the few Germans who I had met in Australia at all.
We had wanted to book a Platypus tour at Elizabeth Lake today, but they were fully booked already. But the funny thing about that story was that Xaf tried to call the guy 6 times but he never would answer the phone. He finally said, I should give it a try because I’m a girl and that’s why the guy would answer my call. That was nonsense, of course, but I called anyway. And...! He ...
... a little longer. Maybe when we travel back through Asia I can pick up a Bollabing or Quaksilver T-shirt for a bit less!!
Finally we drove up to Geelong. The largest city in the area other than Melbourne. We hadn't visited here last time we came and don't know much about it. Time was against us exploring it today though, so we set up camp just outside of the city. The forecast for tomorrow is thunderstorms however, so we may not get to see much of Geelong this time ...
We drove from Wye River heading East and as is out habit, not really sure where we were heading. It was cooooold and I ended up riding as my motorbike was off the ute and rather than loading it just for the few kms to wherever we were going next we agreed that I would ride and Jared would drive seeing I wasn't all that keen on driving the van around those crazy bends along the Great Ocean Road and I must admit to the prospect of riding all by myself without the ...