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Gibson Steps und Twelve Apostles
Cape Otway
A roadtrip through South-East Australia

In October 2017 I decided to finally make a dream come true that I have had since 10 years ago when I started scuba diving and underwater photography. The dream was to go cage diving with the Great White Shark.
There are three hot spots in the world for cage diving with the GWS: Guadalupe Island (very remote), South Africa (bad visibility and therefore not easy to take pictures) and South Australia. The tours in South Australia depart from Port Lincoln. When you look on the map you can see that the world famous Great Ocean Road leads you from Melbourne to Adelaide and from there Port Lincoln can be reached within a day.
So the idea was born: A roadtrip from Melbourne including the cage diving!

We arrived in Melbourne on October 10 and spent a night in a Hotel close to the airport. The next morning we picked up our rental car and drove to our first stop at the Great Ocean Road, Lorne (and were caught by a speed camera on the way…). Lorne was empty because we were visiting in the off-season but it has a beautiful waterfall (the Erskine Falls) and a lot (!) of cockatoos in the park.

- Bernd -