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Port Campbell National Park

Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Port Campbell National Park is world famous for its extraordinary collection of wave-sculpted rock formations and the Twelve Apostles. Loch Ard Gorge, site of the 19th century shipwreck 'Loch Ard', as well as the Island Archway and London Bridge are other highlights. The Island Archway collapsed in 2009, highlighting the fragile and ever-changing nature of Victoria's coastline. Start your visit by heading to the Twelve Apostles Kiosk and Carpark before taking the walk to view the amazing Twelve Apostles coastline. The site offers kiosk, information, shelter and toilets. Walk the short distance (500m) through a tunnel under the Great Ocean Road to various lookouts offering expansive, breathtaking views. From the Twelve Apostles carpark there is also an easy 2.2km return walk to Gibson Steps Lookout. The lookout is above the beach with excellent views East and West. Port Campbell National Park lies between Princetown and Peterborough, 285 km west of Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road (4-5 hours drive), and 240 km from Melbourne via Colac.
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Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269, Australia
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+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

if you are a tourist then definitely should visit, good view and there is other places to visit around and not far

Thank Astrid H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an amazing place to spend a day trip. We drove from Portland to Port Campbell on a beautiful July day. We stopped at all the stops and had such an amazing time. This is just the beginning of the whale migration but we...More

Thank Janb3321
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely stunning place. Well worth the drive. The 12 apostles are magical in any weather. It doesn't matter how many photos you have seen, they are even better in real life. A must see for everyone. All the walking tracks felt very safe and well...More

Thank Maree D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Port Campbell national park area is stunning. It apparently makes up a lot off different attractions such as loch and gorge, Gibson steps and twelve apostles, and spans a massive area, so don't think it is just one spot. Fantastic.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful place provided the crowd is not there. Many people fighting for the right spot for the best photoshoot.

Thank keltanky
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Spend an entire day here (or more)!!! The scenery is amazing! It is quite breathtaking and every stop is unique.

Thank Derrick D
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

It is a short walk from the free parking lot to the many viewpoints at the cliff edges of the rock columns in the ocean. You might have trouble taking photos due to other tourist taking photos. There are toilets and a kiosk, but no...More

Thank fuzzyfred
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

A bit of a drive but so worth it. Stunning set of natural "monuments". Surprisingly not over developed.

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We timed ourselves to arrive here for the sunset and we were not disappointed. The sun setting behind the twelve Apostles and the cliffs were awesome. Looking at the many rock and cliff formations, sculptured by the forces of nature was rewarding. There were many...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

We went to this place in the evening to see the Sunset, it was out of the world experience. I think everyone who visits Melbourne should do this trip. This park is virtually the view point of Twelve apostles. There are boards kept with photographs...More

Thank Aadhes
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Tweety_ric
3 April 2017|
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Response from Franco D | Reviewed this property |
I did see a few buses along the route, but felt like they were big tour buses. As for accommodation, we rented a house for 3 days. There are some smaller hotels around. Not sure on nightly minimums
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Mohit T
20 February 2017|
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A hire car if travelling from the airport, or maybe a bus tour. If driving, remember that the roads can be difficult and tiring. Accidents are common.
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