If you are an avid fan of Fast and Furious (movie) series, you might have seen cars screeching all around the Great Ocean Road in Victoria. The road stretches around 243km along the coastline of Victoria in Australia and it’s one way. The speed limit on the road is between 80km/hr to 100km/hr. So it almost takes 3 to 4 hours to travel the distance. But if you are wishing to spend some more time on the coastal area, you can surely take some more time out of your schedule and spend mesmerizing moments with your loved ones. Here’s what you can do on the drive:
Surf on the High Tides
As the Great Ocean Road is on the coastline, you will never be short of watching some wonderful beaches all around. You can have a stop at the beaches in the towns such as Queenscliff, Torquay, Portarlington etc. The tides are high at the evening times and you are sure to have a fascinating experience by surfing on them.
Take a Dip in Crystal Clear Water
The Appolo Bay which is known for its crystal clear water is visited by thousands of people every year. Relax for some time on the beach after a long drive. If you want something more from the place, you can take a horse ride on the beach. Have excess of time to travel? If yes, then you must head towards The Otways to see the beauty of nature after taking a dip at Appolo Bay’s beach. The dense rainforests of Australia can be found here. Other than that, the waterfalls, glow worms and many more can be discovered.
Climb the Oldest Lighthouse in Australia
Before you end your journey heading towards Melbourne, you just cannot miss climbing the oldest lighthouse in the Australia. The CAPE Otway Lightstation has been under operation since 1848 and it stands 90 metres tall. Stand at the tip of the lighthouse to capture some unforgettable moments. The view of the sea and the high tides are all worth for your stop.
There are many other things which you can try on the beaches, look around and climb on the mountain peaks, try some delicious food etc. But a fascinating thing would be to drive all along the Great Ocean Road. So what are you waiting for? Take a tour of the most beautiful highway in the world today!