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Excellent views

What a surprise we did now it even existed well worth a visit the views are absolutely beautiful so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Helen H
Ballarat, Australia
A surprise packet

We were staying at Cape Otway and decided that Colac looked worth investigating and found the Red... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Stephen D
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Alvie, Colac, Victoria, Australia
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All reviews short drive great view car park volcanic activity bitumen road volcanic area the great ocean road slight detour worth the detour information boards worth checking out salt water lake well worth the trip easy access great place large lake scones
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a surprise we did now it even existed well worth a visit the views are absolutely beautiful so so green

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Have been to red rock a number of times and it is filled with skids from other cars. Also needs to have more signs describing the area and what not

Thank FredP1293
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We were staying at Cape Otway and decided that Colac looked worth investigating and found the Red Rock Lookout which gave spectacular views over the surrounding volcanic plains. If you have even a faint interest in geology, this is well worth the trip.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 5 June 2018

It's as simple as that, not too far away with beautiful views of Colac, the Lake and surrounding districts. Winery, breweries and a town with all you need not far away.

Thank Ryland M
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Living under a volcano in Queensland, you tend to develop an interest in volcanos elsewhere. Hadn't believed though until this trip how many volcanos are in the western Victoria region. A beautiful area and some wonderful views around Red Rock. Close enough to the Great...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This place is easily accessed from the highway or Colac and on a clear day the views are spectacular. Read the information boards and try to imagine the volcanic activity that occurred here. My friend lives just down the road and on a few occasions...More

Thank Alida C
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Two great scenic views from the lookout easy access, does have stairs but you don’t need to climb them to get an awesome panoramic view. Definitely worth the drive to get there

Thank Gill B
Reviewed 5 April 2018

There are so much better things to see in this area. Just spend more time on the great ocean road is my opinion. We got out at red rock and were just attacked by a swarm of flies. Not nice! Dont bother unless you have...More

Thank erindonovani
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Well worth the trip out from Colac to view the incredible array of volcanic craters, now home to grazing cattle. Great views across the countryside towards Mount Elephant etc. Then head north to see where all of the volcanic rock was deposited and then turned...More

Thank xartec
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Located only 10-15min from Colac, this is worth the slight detour. Climb up the steps for great 360deg views, showing the remains of volcanic activity which is a rare sight in Australia.

Thank Gr8Greg88
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29 December 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
There a many examples of Dry Stone Walls in the Colac region. This is the area to the southeast, south and southwest of Lake Corangamite. An impressive example of dry stone wall craftsmanship near Warrion, on the Warrion to... More
1 October 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
The stairs to the lookout platform would be about 70. This gives a bit higher view than the car park, but you can see almost as much from the car park at the top plus driving to the second hill top car park you can get a... More
30 October 2016|
Response from teg1980 |
Yes toilets and small play ground just after the turn off before you head up to the top.