Australia Great Outdoors

Road trip from Melbourne to 12 Apostles (The Great Ocean Road)

12 Apostles, Great Ocean Road - Victoria, Australia

G’day MATE.

Oh jeez. Actually no one really says this in Australia – well no one I know anyway.

Before you scroll down to see the photos from this trip, please be aware that the quality may not be as good as the photos in my other blog posts. This is because this trip was years ago and I downloaded these photos from my Facebook account. I was just so keen to put them on Kaptain Kenny because this is definitely one of Australia’s most insane locations.

So nonetheless, enjoy!

The Twelve Apostles is a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road in Victoria,Australia. Their proximity to one another has made the site a popular tourist attraction. Currently there are eight apostles left, the ninth one of the stacks collapsed dramatically in July 2005. The name remains significant and spectacular especially in the Australian tourism industry. (Wikipedia)

We hired a car in Melbourne’s CBD and drove around 2 hours through countryside before we hit The Great Ocean Road. This is a massive road which completely follow’s Victoria’s southern coastline. It’s a wonderful drive and a real must-see if you’re visiting Australia. We stopped along the way for burgers and coffees and continued on our way to the 12 Apostles. From memory the drive directly back to Melbourne was around 3.5-4 hours.

As always, if you have any questions or comments please feel free to send me a message – I do read them all and respond every time!

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Ciao for now.


Orange sand and green-blue water is prominent here.


Australia’s bush.


This photo is really just like an oil painting, don’t you think?


To see the grandeur of this natural feat, look at the size of the people on top.




The Australian countryside.


Isn’t it spectacular?


Driving from Melbourne to the 12 Apostles will be a delightful trip.


As far as the eye can see.


Some Australian forestry.


Rough and jagged.


On the road to somewhere.


Grand and spectacular. 


The “Round the Twist” lighthouse for those playing at home.


This absolute beast got us from A-B.




Those colours <3 My home.


Insanely high rocks.


Excitement level 100.

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  • Reply
    Megan (@MeganCStarr)
    April 26, 2016 at 9:47 pm

    so beautiful!

    reminds me kind of astoria, oregon in fall… just a random observation 🙂

    • Reply
      April 27, 2016 at 4:43 am

      There’s still so much of the states for me to explore!!!! Arghhhhh 🙂

      • Megan (@MeganCStarr)
        April 27, 2016 at 9:13 am

        haha its massive and every city is entirely different from the next. crazy country 😛

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