The perfect road trip: Australia edition
Plan the perfect road trip in Australia. Staying in the city alone can be a little boring after a while. Try being a little more adventurous, rent a four wheeler and fully immerse yourself in what Australia has to offer. You will be surprised at the magical things that are waiting to be uncovered. The most famous drives, not to be missed would definitely be the Great Ocean Drive, where you will discover some of the world’s best scenic landscapes.
1. Lorne and Apollo Bay
Your road trip journey starts at the bustling city, Melbourne. Drive out a little and you will arrive at the coastal areas of Lorne and Apollo Bay located at the Southern Bay. Along the coast is a mixture of beachs, cliffs and forested areas. There are many scenic landscape’s located around the region such as Skenes Creek, where you can catch surfers riding some waves, water cascading down Marriner’s Falls. Don’t forget to pop by Teddy’s lookout which takes you to a viewing platform where you can experience a panoramic view of the coast and rainforest covered gorge. Simply breathtaking.
walkway takes you to the viewing platform where you have breath taking coastal views of the surf breaking into the mouth of the Saint George River and rain forest covered gorge where the river winds its way through fern covered valleys.
2. Great Otway National Park
Immerse yourself in the lush forestry with pockets of waterfalls. Pack a few sandwiches and a mat as you are able to picnic in the lovely setting. Feeling more adventurous, there are camping sites for you to spend a day or two there as well
3. Twelve Apostles
Definitely the highlight. The Twelve Apostles! You better catch them fast because only 8 limestone structures are left. You really don’t want to miss this experience as it is simply breathtaking.
4. End your road trip with Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Need for some history of Australia? The Shipwreck Coast of Victoria has a rich maritime history. The spectacular coastline is the final resting place of over 180 wrecks along our beautiful and wild coastline. Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village is a maritime museum and outdoor village with Australia’s richest shipwreck collection.The Shipwreck Coast of Victoria has a rich maritime history. The spectacular coastline is the final resting place of over 180 wrecks along our beautiful and wild coastline.