The greatest of ocean roads

Australia’s National Heritage listed Great Ocean Road stretches along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford. Its 243 kilometres of road hugs the coastline affectionately known as the Surf Coast and is one of the greatest of ocean roads. The scenic route between Torquay and Cape Otway and the Shipwreck Coast further west of Cape Otway, provides stunning views of Bass Strait and the Southern Ocean. The diversity of landscapes along this drive switches between rainforests, dune scrubland, endless beaches and cliffs composed of limestone and sandstone. Winding through varying terrain along the coast and providing access to several prominent landmarks, including the Twelve Apostles limestone stack formations, the road is an important tourist attraction in the region. However other

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