Loch Ard Gorge : History worth diving into
Despite the fact that the world-celebrated Twelve Apostles is just a couple of moments’ drive away, Loch Ard Gorge (part of Port Campbell National Park) is saturated with its own Australian history. The site itself is named after a well known 1878 wreck, where the Loch Ard collided with the close by Mutton Bird Island. Out of a team of 54, just two youngsters endure – Tom Pearce and Eva Carmichael – who figured out how to securely get themselves to the sea shore inside Loch Ard Gorge. Shockingly, this wasn’t a detached case, with numerous different wrecks dispersed along the Great Ocean Road.
Nowadays, numerous guests come to become familiar with the neighborhood oceanic history, while likewise investigating close by blowholes, seaward limestone stacks and a few grand path. Be there around nightfall and you’ll even have the option to see short-followed shearwaters (otherwise called muttonbirds) make their excursion home.