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Red Rock, Colac

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Red Rock Reserve is a major volcanic site made up of several large maar craters, some of which are intermittently filled by lakes. It is situated in Victoria, Australia, seventeen kilometres north of Colac. It is one of Victoria's youngest volcanoes, with an eruption point of around 8,000 years and is one of Victoria's most spectacular volcanic sites.
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  • Great views, picture perfect. It's amazing, the size, the view from observation area, the opportunity for great photos. Could see the other lake as well.  more »
  • A drive out to Red Rock was suggested to us by the excellent team at the Colac Visitor Centre and it was worth the trip. I had no idea this sort of volcanic terrain existed in this part of the world a...  more »
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  • Volcanic mounds in middle of nowhere. Most people skip them and drive straight to Port Campbell, but it is a good stop to have a big view of large vistas around you. Though it is a little off the main highway.
  • A dormant volcano in the heart of Victoria. The pulsing, dry wind blazing through the sunbeams reminded me of a time long dead. This area is a lesson in the ages. It once ruled. It no longer burns the lands. We, too, will one day just be dust under the sun.

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