Glider at Mount William, Victoria

Grampians panorama with a glider passing Mount William.

Strong westerly winds between May and October cause at times a phenomenon known in the glider community as Grampians Wave. The Grampians Wave can enable gliders to reach altitudes of over 8,500 metres.

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Reed Lookout, Grampians NP

Grampians panorama with a glider passing Mount William.

Panoramic views over Serra Range, Victoria Valley, Victoria Range, Lake Wartook and Mt Difficult Range from Reed Lookout.  Due to the outstanding views over most of the Grampians National Park this location has also a Fire Tower to spot fires in one of the world's most bushfire prone regions.

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Reed Lookout during Victoria Range Fire, Grampians NP

Panoramic view from Reed Lookout during Victoria Valley Complex Bushfire.

Reed lookout and fire tower offers uninterrupted views over the Serra Range, Victoria Valley, Victoria Range, Mount Difficult Range and Lake Wartook. At the time of this photo the Victoria Valley Complex Bushfire was burning an area of over 38,000 hectares on the western flanks of the Victoria Range.

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Victoria Valley Complex Fire from Reed's Lookout

Sunset panorama of Grampians from Reed's Lookout

At the time of the photo the 2013 Victoria Valley Complex fire started by lightning strikes on 14-Feb-13 was still burning out of control covering about 35,000 hectares of the Victoria Range.

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Split Point Lighthouse

Panorama of Split Point Lighthouse in Aireys Inlet.

Split Point lighthouse from 1891 is a marvelous example of the lighthouses along the Great Ocean Road. Beautiful beaches and natural scenery attract not only thousands of local and overseas tourists but also retirees and Australians looking for a sea-change. Aireys Inlet is a small coastal town approximately 120 kilometres south-west of Melbourne.

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