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Apollo Bay and Otways

Our next stop was Apollo Bay.

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From here, we went on day trips. We went to the Great Otway Ranges National Park. There we did the tree top walk. The tree top walk was very PRETTY and fun because when we went across a bridge it shook a little bit. In the middle of tree top walk was a 47 m tower and when we were climbing the stairs to the top we were disturbed by a wobble. When we reached the top, we could see all of the rainforest and it was like we were monkeys sitting up high in the trees.

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The Otway Ranges rainforest is called a temperate rainforest which means it is cool, this is different to Queensland rainforests which are tropical. The drive up to the Otway Ranges National Park was BEAUTIFUL. We also drove out to Triplet Falls. It was very pretty.

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After Triplet Falls we discovered that there were falls called Hopetoun Falls. Hopetoun Falls was also very pretty. Our next stop was the Californian Redwood Forest. These trees were planted in 1939. That means that the Redwoods are 77 years old. On the other side of the California Redwoods there was a river. It was really awesome. My favourite was the tree top walk.

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On another day we drove an hour to Lorne. There we had some lunch and when we were having lunch some cockatoos tried to steal our food. On the way there we stopped at Sheoak Falls and this is probably my favourite waterfall so far because there were ducks on the pond at the bottom.

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During our time at Apollo Bay we saw whales. They went upside down and stuck their flippers and tail out of the water. These whales are called Southern Right Whales and they came very close to shore. They don’t have a dorsal fin and they come to Bass Strait, where we are at the bottom of Victoria, to have their babies.

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