|• Swim or surf only at beaches patrolled by lifeguards|
• Always swim between the flags marking the area safer for swimming.
• Read and obey the signs
• Be careful where you dive – accidents often result from diving into shallow waters.
• Be aware of slippery banks and rocks when fishing
• Don’t swim under the influence of alcohol or drugs
• Always swim under supervision
• If you get into trouble in the water, stay calm. Signal for help, then float and wait for assistance
• Float with a current or undertow. Don’t try to swim against it.
• When out on the water always wear the correct safety equipment.
|Anglesea main beach is suitable for swimmers, but like all beaches be aware of changing conditions and tide movements and always swim between the flags. BBQ's and toilets close by|
Point Roadknight is popular with the kids, and a variet of water activities.
Both beaches are patrolled during summer
|Great Ocean Road Anglesea VIC 3230|
Clifftop walking trail that runs from Torquay to Aireys Inlet.
From Anglesea, the trail can be taken from the beach side of the Anglesea Beachfront Caravan Park north along the cliffs or from the main beach access past the surf club to Point Roadknight.
At low tide you can return to Abglesea along the beaches.
Be aware of tide changes and conditions. Before setting out call into the Torquay or Anglesea Information Centres for up to date information on all local walks.
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You may also like to consider the following which may be located nearby:
|Shipwrecks in and around Port Campbell National Park|
| Port Campbell VIC 3269|
The west coast of Victoria once inspired fear, sailors spoke of wild seas and dangerous rocks, of reefs which lay beneath the surface of the water, of steep cliffs and heavy mists. Many ships had narrow escapes in this stretch of water, many were not so fortunate.
The area between Cape Otway and Port Fairy claimed over 80 ships in 40 years: ships which had traveled safely across half the world, to find disaster only miles from their destination.
|Memorial Arch - Eastern View|
|A very popular stop-over for visitors to the Great Ocean Road is the Memorial Arch a few kilometers from Aireys Inlet and just past Fairhaven. |
The Arch commemorates the construction of the road and symbolizes the sacrifice made by so many in the First World War. It stands astride the largest enduring war memorial in the world, “The Great Ocean Road”, a living memorial to our forefathers.
|5330 Great Ocean Road Allansford VIC|
Home of National & International Award winning Cheddar Cheeses. * Complimentary cheese tastings daily. Enjoy lunch at the Licensed Restaurant.
Explore the Museum and marvel at relics from 1900's farm life.
Open 7 days. Groups welcome.
|Building 2 Apollo Bay Airport 3 Telford Street Apollo Bay VIC 3233|
Helicopter or Cessna Flights
From Apollo Bay passengers have a choice of flights and packages to explore Victoria’s greatest coastal landmarks by air.
Experience the Great Ocean Road via the historical Shipwreck Coast to the 12 Apostles (flight route follows The Great Ocean Walk). Return to Apollo Bay in time for lunch.
*Flights from $60p.p. (Cessna min 2 persons).
|29 The Boulevarde Princetown VIC 3269|
Only 15 minutes from the 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road (Princetown side). See iconic Australian wildlife animals such as Kangaroos, Wallabies, Dingos, Emus, Deer, Alpacas in our newly developed petting area. Plus other herd animals in a large free range environment - We are not a Zoo! Coffee, tea and pizza available.
Open 7 days 9am to 6pm, longer hours in summer
|Historic Grave - approximately 5 kilometers east of Wye River, is a memorial to several seamen who drowned trying to salvage the cargo from the ill fated W. B. Godfrey which was wrecked there in 1891.|
The story of the Godfrey is on the display board in front of the lookout just past the grave.