December 23, 2010 | By Donna Evans
The Great Ocean Road is the largest war memorial in the world. Tourists and locals, alike travel this road to see the incredible scenic beauty along the 151 mile stretch of road between Torquay and Warnambool, Australia.
Many don’t realize it was built by soldiers who returned from World War I between 1919 and 1932. It is dedicated to the casualties of the war and winds along the coast past the natural beauty of sites such as the limestone monuments of the Twelve Apostles and sheer, dramatic cliffs. You can see places that were only accessible by sea or rough bush track before the road’s construction.
Visit Victoria and make the entire drive from Melbourne to Adelaide in South Australia. You won’t regret it!