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Great South West Walk

50 Lee Breakwater Road, Portland, Victoria, Australia
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Fabulous variety of views

We walked part of the trail each day of our stay. The views were amazing and varied, the most... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
denzil53
,
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Just a bit of exercise

Decided to do a couple of hours walk with a friend who volunteers his time to the walk. It was... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Kerry P
,
Maryborough, Australia
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50 Lee Breakwater Road, Portland, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We walked part of the trail each day of our stay. The views were amazing and varied, the most enjoyable part of our stay. The guide book we were recommended proved to be outdated and confusing, more than once.

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Decided to do a couple of hours walk with a friend who volunteers his time to the walk. It was amazing, we saw the seals at play, the sea mist, kangaroos, cattle, and all for free. Once at the top the view was well worth...More

3  Thank Kerry P
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

We stopped at Yellow Rock, and then did a short hike to The Enchanted Forest. The highlight was seeing an echidna on the track, as well as some of the fabulous coastal views along the way.

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

A group of 5 of us walked an 85 km section of the GSWW. Using friends to move our car we started at Wrights Swamp Road near Cobboboonee camp and finished at Simpsons Landing where our car had been relocated. Campsites are well equipped with...More

1  Thank Kerry L
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a well-signed, beautiful 250 km loop walk from Portland, which takes in Cape Bridgewater & Cape Nelson. We did small parts of the walk & loved the beautiful views & stunning scenery.

1  Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Members of our bushwalking club walked the inland section of the Great South West Walk from Nelson to Portland. We found the whole track well maintained and sign-posted, but using a good quality map is recommended. We started the walk after heavy rain and strong...More

Thank Col P
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Best walk I had ever I wanted this type of walk for a long time Satisfied with the beauty and happy for a stop from Adelaide to Melbourne

1  Thank Karrine H
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Walks along the Glenelg River provide something different around every bend, Cape Bridgewater to Cape Nelson and into Portland magnificent views of cliffs and ocean. Walks can be long or 1/2 day, easy to access, good picnic/bbq facilities. You need 2 cars to alleviate retracing...More

1  Thank acford
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Walked both ways from Cape Nelson and also at Cape Bridgewater Lakes. Great views and good for birdwatching. Saw wallabies and a fox. Portland stretch has good walking surface after lighthouse towards Bridgewater you really need boots due to rough rocky surface.

1  Thank Diddicoy
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

I have walked small sections of the walk and enjoyed them very much, my favourite being the walk from Bridgewater Bay to the Blowholes, passing the Seal Lookout along the way. This section takes around 21/2 to 3 hours for a slow walker and photographers,...More

6  Thank Joy S
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