Get Inspired / Regional Victoria Great Ocean Road Sightseeing, Australia Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Regional Victoria Great Ocean Road Sightseeing, Australia story by: Inspire Melbourne & Beyond 12 APOSTLES HELICOPTER FLIGHT The Great Ocean Road boasts some of Australia’s most amazing coastline, and although you can see the view from land, from the air it is simply spectacular. Departing from Port Campbell there are flight options ranging from 7 – 50 minutes. The 7 minute flight takes in the 12 Apostles and the 50 minute flight takes in the Cape Otway Lighthouse, London Bridge and the 12 Apostles, and inbetween are variations depending on the time. DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: From 7-50 minutes FLAGSTAFF HILL MARITIME VILLAGE The Shipwreck Coast has a rich maritime history and is the final resting place of over 180 wrecks along the beautiful but wild coastline. Flagstaff Hill is both a museum featuring a huge shipwreck collection and an 1870’s village providing a glimpse into life at that time. In the evening the village is home to ‘Shipwrecked’ a sound and light show that takes you on an enthralling journey of discovery, tragedy, illusion and intrigue. DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: Self guided (Shipwrecked: 70 minutes) APOSTLE COAST PRIVATE TOUR Departing from Port Campbell, these are private tours with experienced guides, so you won’t have to share the experience with strangers. Learn about the history of Port Campbell, walk on the beach at Loch Ard Gorge, view the spectacular Twelve Apostles and take a walk down the steps at Gibson’s Steps Beach which will take you to one of the most spectacular beaches in the world with 60 metre vertical cliffs and a 1km sandy beach. DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: Half or Full Day SOVEREIGN HILL - BALLARAT Relive Ballarat’s gold rush at this outdoor museum that re-creates the first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851, when thousands of people rushed to the goldfields. It’s just like stepping back in time, from Main Street where costumed folks parade their new-found wealth, to the excitement of panning for real gold. By night, Sovereign Hill presents a spectacular sound and light show, ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’, the dramatic story of the 1854 Eureka Uprising. DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: Self guided (Blood on the Southern Cross: 1 hour) Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist Best places to travel in 2017 Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Victoria: Bendigo Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.