Best Places In Victoria For Sunset Views
Sunsets have a magical power that seems to draw out our emotions and make us feel appreciative and thankful so here are the best places to watch sunsets in Victoria.
1. Mungo National Park, Mungo
The Mungo National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a protected National Park. Its rugged, desert, moon-like terrain turns orange when the sunsets. Watching the sunset here will feel like an out of this world experience. The sunsets here are simply stunning!
2. Lake Wendouree, Ballarat
Watch the sunset by the wharf while having a picnic or barbecue. Imagine the sunset reflecting on the calm, serene water, with different colours stirring all kinds of emotions. They also have a playground for the kids in case you want to bring the whole family with you.
3. Lake Mulwala, Yarrawonga-Mulwala
This lake is popular for birders and anglers. All kinds of wildlife thrive here which makes it even more attractive. Imagine the sunset reflecting on the picturesque lake with the remains of the Red Gum Forest in the foreground. This is a perfect place to watch the sunset and enjoy the great outdoors.
4. The 12 Apostles, Victoria
This amazing wonder of nature is located off the shores of Port Campbell National Park by the Great Ocean Road here in Victoria. The 12 Apostles is a collection of limestone stacks that change colours and reflect the sea and the sunset beautifully. The sunset and its beautiful limestone formations with the ocean in the background make for the most picturesque views imaginable.
5. Point Danger, Torquay
Off the coast along the Great Ocean Road of Victoria, this is a great place to park, enjoy the limestone formations by the ocean and watch the colours of the sky change during sunset. Make sure you take a scenic drive to Point Danger – you will not regret it!
6. Cape Woolamai, Phillip Island
With breath-taking ocean views of Bass Strait and the Pinnacles, the ancient pink granite in the area acts as a beautiful foreground with the equally beautiful sunset as the backdrop. The drive to Cape Woolamai is just as enjoyable and scenic as the sunset views.
7. Boroka Lookout, Grampians National Park
This nature reserve is known for its sandstone mountains, wildlife, and wildflowers. It has campsites, camping grounds, and caravan parks. You can enjoy the mountain views, the stunning sunset, and camp out during the night under the stars. Just one of the many places in Australia where nature and beauty collide.
8. Red Rock Volcanic Reserve, Colac
This place boasts explosive views over the volcanic plain and Lake Corangamite. It is a great place to watch sunsets and take in the beautiful volcanic landscape and geologic formations. The red rock volcano is a quaternary complex volcano located in the small city of Colac and a very unique place to watch the sunset.
You can enjoy the beauty of sunsets no matter where you are in the world but nothing compares to the sunsets in Victoria. Have fun taking a road trip and heading to the places mentioned above, and make sure you enjoy the journey as much as the destination.
This article was originally published on retreatcaravans.com.au.
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