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Cape Bridgewater Seal Walk

Cape Bridgewater Point Wilderness Trail, Cape Bridgewater, Victoria, Australia
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Stunning Views, 7 Seals

Firstly it is worth noting there are 2 entry points for this walk. There is an entry point at the... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
RachelAnne11
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Sippy Downs, Australia
Well worth the trip from GOR

For a fairly fit (exercise 3-5 times per week) this walk can be done in 1hr45m including a... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Wendini82
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cape Bridgewater Point Wilderness Trail, Cape Bridgewater, Victoria, Australia
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"cliffs"
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Firstly it is worth noting there are 2 entry points for this walk. There is an entry point at the same area as the "Petrified Forest" which is a 5km walk to the Seal colony one way, you pass the Petrified Forest on your way...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

For a fairly fit (exercise 3-5 times per week) this walk can be done in 1hr45m including a leisurely stop at both viewing platforms at the top. Binoculars and zoom lenses are a bonus but not required to enjoy this experience of seeing seals in...More

Thank Wendini82
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Do yourself a favour - get out of the car and walk some of the Great Ocean Rd walk - bring your binoculars for a great view of the seal colony- and enjoy the petrified forest. Swimming is absolutely recommend- it may look cold but...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Completed the hike (including 1/2 hr to watch the seals) in two hours with our children (7 & 9). The views are stunning! Take water, a snack and binoculars. You can’t get near the seals, which disappointed our children a bit, but we hadn’t prepared...More

Thank Kim A
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This has to be one of the most beautiful walks in the country, with amazing views! Who knew there could be so many types of blue in the ocean? You have to see it here to believe it. I have done this walk many times,...More

1  Thank DCB95
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We headed off for a walk to see the seal colonies and we’re not disappointed, our vantage point from the cliff top allowed us to watch them lumbering on land, gliding through the waves and even a territorial argument. The walk is steep, but well...More

Thank Maree234
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The walk along the cliff-tops may be a little long and the million flies a bit of a pain, but in the end you get a great sight of a beautiful bay and multiple basking and busy seals just doing what comes naturally!

Thank allanriley9
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Great scenic walk and lots of seals at the end and kangaroos along the way! Some things I would have liked to know before we started though: - the blowhole lookout is not something with rocks and waves rushing through them (as I thought it...More

1  Thank Katinka v
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic walk to so with the family of you are in the area. It takes around 45 mins to an hour depending on the age and fitness of some people. Its a fairly easy walk to do with great views of the...More

Thank Dean F
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a very scenic hike, it has some up hill and down hill portions but take your time and just enjoy the seals.

Thank Craig R
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