I am a force to be reckoned with, an artist at work
I am the storm carved coastline, the beauty in the wreckage
Join pilgrims from around the world on the trails, lookouts and pathways of one of the most spectacular natural landscapes on the planet.
Run like an animal with the wind in your hair or find a trail for quiet reflection.
Breathe deep take a step and leave your cares behind!
Experience the comforts of a town or village that welcomes you at the end of the day and find your ideal base to explore the region.
Whether it is the sound of the sea, a quiet river's calm or broad avenues of historic trees you favour we have options that will suit from the craters to the coast.
A Taste of the Region
Plucked from the orchard, caught from the sea, reared off the land.
Treat your taste buds to flavours borne of the simplicity of quality ingredients, a pristine natural environment and inspired local endeavour.
Big bold beautiful nature!Natural landscapes beyond your wildest imaginings to invigorate and inspire.
From rainforest to sea stack sculptures and volcanic lakes to deep ocean blues it's time to discover one of the most spectacular natural landscapes on the planet!
Volcanic Lakes & Plains
Inland from the 12 Apostles Coast you will find Australia's largest Volcanic Plain.
The remnants of this ancient volcanic field can be seen in the form of clearly defined volcanic peaks, craters, lakes and wetland features to the north of Cobden.
Born to be Wild
Let the wind play with your hair and the sand massage your feet. Bring a book or bring your bike. Give in to the natural flow, take it slow or go go go.
Run, walk, ride, reflect and recharge. Then slip into comfort at day's end.
PLAN YOUR VISIT
Choose your own adventure
There are so many great things to see in the region or on your way to the 12 Apostles - why not try something different?
Some people spend a day in the region - we think you really need a month! We have some ideas for the best things to see around the 12 Apostles in 3, 5 or 7 days.
Try something different
There is so much more to the 12 Apostles & Hinterland than most people realise. Get active in natures playground!
EXPERIENCES NOT TO BE MISSED
12 Apostles at dusk & dawn
Got sunrise and sunset at the 12 Apostles on your bucketlist? Stay close, get up early and plan your viewing times along on of the world's most spectacular coastlines.
12 Apostles Gourmet Trail
From snails to ice-cream, cheese to whisky, wine, berries and chocolate; the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail provides something for everybody's taste buds!
Into the wild!
Explore beyond the 12 Apostles and discover hidden bays and lesser travelled coastal tracks. From sandy beaches to cliff top views, an opportunity not to be missed!
SEE A LITTLE BIT MORE
Port Campbell Discovery Walk
An option for those who want to experience some beautiful and dramatic coastal scenery on foot, the Port Campbell Discovery Walk provides an easy option.
Camperdown to Timboon Rail Trail
Take to the pedals and enjoy the majestic open spaces of the hinterland at a slower pace and breath in the fresh, country air.
Bay of Islands
The Bay of Islands is less visited but some say just as spectacular as the 12 Apostles themselves. These larger monoliths near Peterborough shouldn't be missed.
Discover the Great Ocean Walk
Discover some of Australia's most scenic coastal walking trails, explore towering sea cliffs and tranquil bays. Carefully select manageable sections of trail, or uncover every inch of the 8 day, 104km hike.
Plan your Day
A suite of diverse adventures awaits those with the spirit to explore. Follow some of the day itineraries to discover the secrets of the coast, craters, lakes and villages surrounding the Twelve Apostles.
Meet Local Artists
Bold landscapes fuel intense artistic vision. Discover the new wave of musicians, authors, weavers, painters, glass workers, photographers and sculptors inspired by the dramatic vistas of land, sea, lake and river.
Fabulous Family Fun
Bring your family to play in nature's greatest theme park. Navigate for hidden treasures, explore the night's sky, meet the local wildlife, learn to read history in rocks and use your detective skills to uncover the secrets of our southern landscape.
Get in touch with the region's history
Ancient in design and dramatic in form. Visit a region shaped by water and fire, creating the towering sea stacks and volcanic lakes and craters. Learn about the indigenous and early settlers who evolved with the dynamic landscape.
Spot the local Wildlife
At sea, you may spot migrating whales, fur seals and penguins. On land, hop along with kangaroos, koalas, emus, echidnas and reptiles. And in the air, it's mutton birds, pelicans, and rufous bristlebird. Come, join and appreciate the locals around the Twelve Apostles.
Plan your stay
Book with us and wake up here! Need more information? call 1300 137 255 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the region, their cultures
and traditions, and their connections to its lands and waters.
We pay our respects to their Elders - past, present and future - and acknowledge the
important role Aboriginal people continue to play in the region.