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Eagle Rock and Split Point Lighthouse
 

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Eagle Rock and Split Point Lighthouse - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

Panorama taken from a lookout in the Aireys Inlet Reserve. This picture shows Eagle Rock, the Split Point Lighthouse and view along the coastline at Aireys Inlet. It was taken late in the day in the summer of 2007.

Eagle Rock and Split Point Lighthouse - FURTHER INFORMATION

Eagle Rock and Split Point Lighthouse - Great Ocean Road visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Eagle Rock and Split Point Lighthouse' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Victoria.

Eagle Rock is a stack of the coast from the Aireys Inlet Reserve at the eastern end of the Great Ocean Road near to Fairhaven in Victoria, southern Australia. It forms the focus of the Eagle Rock Marine Reserve and sanctuary. The rock is formed of a tall volcanic stack topped by limestone and can be seen for several miles along the coast. The reserve is rich in fish life and a popular diving and snorkeling site, though swimmers must be aware of potential rip tides.

Standing on the headland overlooking Eagle Rock, and visible in this picture, is Split Point Lighthouse, built in 1891 and the first the lighthouse sighted by ships rounding the Cape Otway on their way to Melbourne. To the west of Eagle Rock Marine Reserve is Aireys Inlet Beach.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Car: Aireys Inlet and Fairhaven are about 120 km west of Melbourne at the eastern end of the B100 (Great Ocean Road). From the B100 turn onto Inlet Crescent, then left onto Reserve Road. Parking is available at the end.



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