The broad beach that is seen in the photo is part of Lascelles Bay and is typical of the beautiful beaches found along the Great Ocean Road. The photo was taken from Urquhart Bluff, named after William Swan Urquhart, the surveyor who had surveyed much of the early colony of Victoria, including Ballarat. More about William Urquhart William Urquhart - Surveyor.
Aboriginals have been spiritually and physically connected to the country here through their rich and diverse culture. Special cultural places in Victoria and around the country provide ongoing links with their culture and their past.
There is a great beach walk (5km) from Sunnymeade Beach all the way to the edge of the Anglesea township. This section of the Victoria coast is of international geomorphological interest through the Great Otway National Park. You will be able to experience dramatic views and see interesting rock formations.
Note - During May and October every year is the annual migration north of whales from the Antartic to their breeding grounds further north while throughout the year you may be able to spot seals and dolphins.
Distance from Melbourne to Anglesea 189km, aprox 1hr 23mins. Distance to Lorne from Melbourne is 140km, about 1hr 50mins drive.
Mountain bike trails include the international standard track at Anglesea Mountain Bike Park and others throughout the National Park.
There are a number of great places for fishing here, not only at the ocean beach, but in boats and on the river. You will need a fishing licence, available in town.
Along the Great Ocean Road You can find budget to luxury places to stay: resorts and hotels to beach cabins.
Main Photo: Sunnymeade Beach - Magnificent views from Urquhart Bluff on the Victoria Surf Coast
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