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Kennet River, Victoria

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The Kennet River, sometimes incorrectly misspelled as Kennett River, is a perennial river of the Corangamite catchment, located in The Otways region of the Australian state of Victoria.
Formed by the confluence of the West and East branches of the river, the Kennet River rises in the Otway Ranges in southwest Victoria, below Muddy Saddle and flows generally east by south through the Port Campbell National Park before reaching its river mouth and emptying into Addis Bay within Bass Strait, northeast of Cape Otway at the locality of. From its highest point, the river descends over its 10km course.
The river was named by surveyor George Smythe after the River Kennet in Berkshire, England.
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  • We were driving along the Great Ocean Road in our hired motorhome and because I'd read about this area, decided to stop off and explore, we nearly never and now I'm so glad we did. As others have ment...  more »
  • When you arrrive, you will see dozens of tourists clustered around a couple of small trees and you will think you've scored the famous koala. Most of them are feeding parrots but there might be one in...  more »

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