Starting to see the rocks in bird's eye view

Victoria and Tasmania, amazing states in Australia

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  • Starting to see the rocks in bird's eye view

    An helicopter service company offers private flights to see the rocks in the bird's eye view. From The Twelve Apostles Heliport launch into a flight experience will not to be missed. Reasonable price for an unforgettable experience, very much cheaper than…

  • The Twelve Apostles in bird's eye view

  • Coastline of Victoria’s south-west

    Just a few minutes before landing the chopper the pilot gave me one more turn along the south-west coast to enjoy watching the spectacular sea surf.

  • The coastline and The Twelve Apostles

    The wild and powerful Southern Ocean that sculpts the area's limestone landscape.

  • The Twelve Apostles top view

    A helicopter flight here to view the Apostles from the air.

  • The Twelve Apostles coast an aerial photo

    Nobody should miss an helicopter ride to get the real enjoyment of this natural wonder of the world.

  • Victorian coastline and The Great Ocean Road

    The Great Ocean Road rejoins the coast and its famous and often photographed rock formations, The Twelve Apostles.

  • Victorian coastline

    Outside 150 km from Melbourne.

  • The rocks seen out the chopper screen

    This part of the Victorian coastline is known as the Shipwreck Coast and is responsible for the sinking of up to eighty vessels.

  • The Twelve Apostles other side

    When you go along the tracks on the right hand side there are two of the rocks. The constant action of the sea on the limestone slowly wore down the rocky cliff, gradually leaving individual rocks. The cliff is still being eroded at a rate of about 2cm ea…

  • The Twelve Apostles

    The Parks Victoria has built boardwalks, tracks, and viewing areas to ensure to get spectacular views of the Twelve Apostles. We came late in the afternoon being sure to have good light for photographing.

  • The Twelve Apostles

    The apostles were formed by erosion: the harsh weather conditions from the Southern Ocean gradually eroded the soft limestone to form caves in the cliffs, which then became arches, which in turn collapsed; leaving rock stacks up to 45 metres high. The sit…

  • The stacks of the Twelve Apostles

    The stacks are susceptible to further erosion from the waves. On 3 July 2005, a 50 metre tall stack collapsed, leaving eight remaining. On 25 September 2009, three years after our visit, it was thought that another of the stacks fell, but this was actuall…

  • Dunes at Victoria's coastline

    They offer stunning beaches along Victoria's coastline, almost deserted.

  • Wonderful vista from the Great Ocean Road

    During our return to Melbourne we stopped man times to enjoy the amazing vistas to Victoria's coast, sometimes sand beaches mostly rock coast.

  • Beach at Great Ocean Road in Victoria

    Recognised as one of the world’s most scenic drives, the Great Ocean Road follows the stunning coastline of Victoria’s south-west. The road winds along cliff tops, up to breathtaking headlands, down onto the edge of beaches, across river estuaries and thr…

  • We on the beach along the Victoria's coastline

    The great photographer was the famous "Mr automatic releaser".

  • Ferry pier in Queenscliff

    Queenscliff is a former 1880s seaside resort now known for its Victorian era heritage and tourist industry and as one of the endpoints of the Searoad ferry to Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula.

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