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Great Ocean Walk in spring

The Great Ocean Walk in Victoria runs from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles. It is a great track to explore for a few days. In this article, Clare Reilly (our daughter) writes about her recent trip from the Cape Otway Lighthouse to the magnificent 12 Apostles with her husband, Jay.

Cape Otway – Aire River

After finally getting onto our shuttle and arriving at Cape Otway at 3pm, we started our 10km walk.

Walking past the Cape Otway Cemetery (a great place to stop and have a look).

This day was the beginning of the spectacular views! Seeing capes in front and behind us. There’s an option for a beach walk, we decided to take the high road …

Great Ocean Walk recky – two magic coastal walking days

It was “W” kind of week. Wild, wet and windy weather but the mission was planned. Lunches cancelled, families organised and spaces made in our calenders.

Deb and Frank were on a mission to traverse some of the Great Ocean Walk in Victoria and nothing was going to stop us.

We had planned this recky trip for months and finally were able to get away for a couple of days.

Why? Because we live so close to this fantastic coastal walk and have done most of it. It is brilliant. In this case, we thought it was time to produce a guide similar to our Overland Track one.  You can’t write a guide without research, and a few …