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Monday, January 30, 2012

London Bridge coast - Portsea


These pictures were taken on Sunday afternoon, January 29 2012.

London Bridge is a well-known rock formation at the extreme easterly tip of the Mornington Peninsula National Park, about 2 km from the town of Portsea, 90 km south of Melbourne.

The Bridge is reached by following the Portsea Ocean Beach Rd, then continuing to the Bridge car park.

A pathway follows the cliff-top, yielding excellent views of the Bridge formation.

Another track descends to the Beach, and from there it is a 350 m hike along the sand to the Bridge itself.

A pleasant 2 km walking path, known as the Farnsworth Track, passing along the tops of the sand dunes, links the London Bridge carpark and the Portsea Ocean Beach.

There is an excellent Lookout on this Track, not to be missed!

After exploring the Bridge, I hiked along the beach to the Portsea carpark,a total distance of about 3 km.

The fuzziness in some photos along the beach was due to a heavy heat haze which had come in from the ocean!

See all of the Photos of my visit, and check out my YouTube video!

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