Great Ocean Walk, Bay of Islands Coastal Park, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
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National parks & reserves

Observe deserted coastlines with towering limestone stacks and immense sand dunes to ancient rainforests and old volcanoes in national parks and reserves in the Great Ocean Road region, displaying the diversity of nature at its very best.

Marine and coastal parks
Pounded by wild seas and fierce winds, the coastlines of the Port Campbell National Park and Bay of Islands Coastal Park have been sculpted over millions of years to become one of the most breathtakingly beautiful natural areas in the world. Further down the coast the Discovery Bay Coastal Park is a majestic 50-kilometre sweep of ocean beach, huge dunes and coastal lakes.

Rainforest and inland parks
Some of Australia's best rainforest scenery can be found in the Great Otway National Park. See ancient mossy trees, cool fern gullies, waterfalls and a coast of tall cliffs and sandy beaches.Visit Lower Glenelg National Park offering stunning river scenery including a spectacular 15-kilometre long gorge and the Princess Margaret Rose Cave.

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Generic Parks Victoria - Seadragons

Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary

Aireys Inlet

Located at Aireys Inlet, this park protects 17ha of ocean waters and projects about 300m offshore. Composed of both hard basalt and rubbly limestone,...

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Point Danger Marine Sanctuary

Point Danger Marine Sanctuary

Torquay

Located in Torquay, one of Victoria's favourite seaside towns, the reef is ideal for snorkelling and exploring the diverse marine life at low tide....

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Melba Gully

Melba Gully

Lavers Hill

Known as the Jewel of the Otways, Melba Gully is one of the wettest places in the state. The gully has prolific plant growth and is a dense...

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The Arches Marine Sanctuary

The Arches Marine Sanctuary

Port Campbell

Just off the coast near Port Campbell, The Arches Marine Sanctuary protects 45ha of remarkable seascape. This area is known for the above water...

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Steiglitz Historic Park

Steiglitz Historic Park

Steiglitz

Situated between Geelong and Ballarat, Steiglitz is almost a ghost town today but in the 1860s and 1890s it was a busy goldmining township with...

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Serendip Sanctuary

Serendip Sanctuary

Lara

The sanctuary, an excellent example of the open grassy woodlands and wetlands of the volcanic Western Plains, is the perfect place to learn about and...

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Cape Nelson State Park

Cape Nelson State Park

Portland

The picnic areas at Cape Nelson State Park set in quiet bush surroundings are an ideal location for a pleasant meal with family and friends. A range...

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Brisbane Ranges National Park

Brisbane Ranges National Park

Staughton Vale

Little more than an hour's drive from Melbourne takes you to the state's richest wildflower habitat. Set in a low range of mountains dissected by...

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Bay of Islands

Bay of Islands Coastal Park

Peterborough

Take in stunning views on a walk through the coastal heathland of the Bay of Islands Coastal Park, stretching from Peterborough almost to Warrnambool.

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Lower Glenelg National Park

Lower Glenelg National Park

Winnap

The Glenelg River is the central feature of the Lower Glenelg National Park. Along the last part of its winding 400 kilometre path to the sea the...

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