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Red Rock

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Address: Alvie, Colac, Victoria, Australia

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Great view

Just an amazing view. To think that volcanoes created such a pretty site is mind blowing. It not till you stop and read then go see things like this that you really start to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanne E
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just an amazing view. To think that volcanoes created such a pretty site is mind blowing. It not till you stop and read then go see things like this that you really start to get and idea of how thing were created and not just happen.

Thank Joanne E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the Red Rock Volcanic Complex is in the heart of the Lake Corangamite Basin, a landlocked natural lake that is Australia's largest permanent saline lake. The views from the Red Rock outlook and the adjoining Coragulac Hill (Memorial) Lookout provide you the viewer with a glimpse of what was an enormous and complex Volcanic region. Come and have a... More 

Thank Martin v
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When the weather permits, the view from the top is nothing short of amazing. The stairs to the top is only about 5-8 minutes walk from the car park.

Thank Jolene08
Ballarat, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us drove south from Ballarat to explore the vopxanoes and lakes district of south west Victoria. Scattered amongst the plains are the occasional hills, all a legacy of the volcanic avtivity thousands of years ago. Red Rock near Alvie is one of these and when you ascend the rock you are provided with beautiful views across Lake... More 

Thank David W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely view of surrounding areas. Worth a little detour. If driving, be careful as it is a 1.5 lane but a two way road. When we were there, saw a bus full of students with their sketch pads.

Thank lis282
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We drove from Warrnambool and spent overnight in Colac before continuing to Yarra Valley. We decided to check out Red Rock since we are already in the area. It is about 15 mins drive from Colac town. There were no cars and visitors when we arrived in the parking about 3pm. We climbed the wooden stairs to the top of... More 

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Colac, Australia
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

this volcanic cone gives the visitor a clear view of the surrounding farmland the some of richest in the western district the two cones also give you a photographic image of lake Corangamite salt lake and vineyards of the district

Thank Assunta A
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing and dramatic views of the surrounding countryside. Definitely worth a stop off if you are in the area.

Thank nmhobrien22
Pattaya, Chon Buri, Thailand
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

I drove from Apollo bay to Melbourne,I wanted to find some place for visiting along the route.I chose Red Rock.I found a lovely view during I drove.There are a lot of Farm and a horizon view. When I reach Red Rock,I found a good view.It was amazing and panoramic view. There are not too many people visit Red Rock. If... More 

Thank Phanom J
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Short drive out of Colac, this hill gives a terrific view of the surround volcanic area and crater bowls.

Thank Michelle L

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