Located above Pt Roadknight near Anglesea, this lookout provides panoramic views of the rugged cliffs, ocean and Anglesea township along the scenic Great Ocean Road,
it also commemorates the running aground of the cargo ship SS Inverlochy on 19 Dec 1902. The ship ran onto the Hereford Reef when it missed a tack out to sea.
All hands took to lifeboats and rowed to nearby Barwon Heads - no lives were lost. Its cargo of spirits, ales and stout possibly cheered up the locals.
This coastline has many shipwrecks due to the hostile sea conditions encountered in Bass Strait.
Victoria is Australia's second smallest State and covers only 3% of Australia's land area but has the second highest population of all States and Territories. Victoria's mainland and islands have a total length of 2,512 kilometres coastline which is about 4.2% of Australia's 59,736 kilometres of coastline. Australia is the driest inhabited continent and Victoria is no exception although the state capital Melbourne has the reputation to have 4 seasons in one day. Victoria is located in the southeast of mainland Australia and includes the most southern point on mainland Australia at Wilsons Promontory National Park.