Great Ocean Road in Melbourne, Australia
Visit Great Ocean Road, an Australian National Heritage
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About Great Ocean Road in Melbourne
Great Ocean Road is a 243 km long road along the southeastern coast of Australia. This road stretches between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford. This road was built by returned soldiers in between 1919 and 1932; it was dedicated to soldiers who were killed in world war one. Great Ocean Road Melbourne is the world’s longest war memorial. It is a two-lane road, and it is covered by a speed limit changing between 50 km/hr and 100 km/hr. A 45 km section between Lorne and Apollo Bay is the location of annual “Great Ocean Road marathon.” In history, this road has served as a vital transport link for tourism and timber industry. Great Ocean Road’s construction was started in 1919 and was constructed by 3,000 returned servicemen. The soldiers were paid 10 shillings and sixpence for 8 hours per day. The construction lasted till 1922 and the section from the eastern view to Lorne was officially opened with celebrations.
The significance of the Great Ocean Road
Great Ocean Road is an important tourist attraction region and has gained immense popularity over the course of time. Most come here for Great Ocean Road trip. The road traverse rainforests, beaches, cliffs composed of milestones and sandstone. Great Ocean Road winds through the center of the Great Otway National Park with its beautiful and untouched rainforests, outside Apollo Bay. This is the most popular section of the Great Ocean Road featuring an amazing collection of rock formations known as the 12 Apostles which have been carved out of the headland by the fierce waves of the Southern Ocean. It is an internationally renowned surfing location, and people visit on Great Ocean Road trip.
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The Great Ocean Road is over 80 years old; it is the largest war memorial in the world.
413 miles, it can be covered in between 9 to 10 hours.
Great Ocean Road starts at Torquay and travels 244 km westward to finish at Allansford near Warrnambool, the largest city along the road.
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