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Red Rock

Alvie, Colac, Victoria, Australia
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Great View

A short drive from Colac this is a lookout that helps understand the history of the district. From... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mike C
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Horsham, Australia
Magnificent at Sunset

Took a group of Secondary School Students up to Red Rock to enjoy the sun setting and we got some... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Scott N
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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“short drive” (9 reviews)
“great view” (6 reviews)
“car park” (5 reviews)
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Alvie, Colac, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short drive from Colac this is a lookout that helps understand the history of the district. From here it is a pleasant trip to Beeac where there is a windmill exhibit and then complete the round trip back tp Colac

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Took a group of Secondary School Students up to Red Rock to enjoy the sun setting and we got some great photos.

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 1 November 2017

It is well worth the drive out from Colac to get a great vantage point across both Lake Colac and Lake Corangamite and across the plains further west and north. You get to see the volcanic soil, the red scoria and the craters left from...More

Thank TravellingQldlanders
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Red Rock is about 11 KM from the highway as you enter Colac and it is worth a visit and has a large nukber of old volcanoes and great scenery.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were there while the sun shone so got an excellent view of the many craters in the area. At the main lookout is a panorama map listing many of the surrounding features including other cones within view

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to see the lakes and district and the occasional Wedge tailed Eagle(2 circiled my small dog)

Thank AdStanna
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Definetly a spot worth checking out. The seemingly endless views from the lookouts are amazing. Best time of day is late afternoon to see the shadows come across the craters. A good bitumen road leads up to the top and Red Rock lookout has enough...More

Thank Karey101
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Having read about the Volcanic area around Colac we decided to do some exploring. We drove through Colac and followed the suggested route towards Alvie and the Red Rock Lookout. The roads were all good and being country roads, they were very quiet.The lookout at...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

A fascinating place. Great views of Lake Corangamite and Lake Colac. An old volcano with craters surrounding the base. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Balinlad
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Although an average drive, once there the views are spectacular across the lake and surrounds. Would recommend anyone in the area to check it out.

1  Thank RegionalVictoriaKay
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Belandthegurls
28 December 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
There a many examples of Dry Stone Walls in the Colac region. This is the area to the southeast, south and southwest of Lake Corangamite. An impressive example of dry stone wall craftsmanship near Warrion, on the Warrion to... More
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mazzqa
30 September 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
The stairs to the lookout platform would be about 70. This gives a bit higher view than the car park, but you can see almost as much from the car park at the top plus driving to the second hill top car park you can get a... More
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sojourn57
29 October 2016|
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Response from teg1980 |
Yes toilets and small play ground just after the turn off before you head up to the top.
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