I am the storm carved coastline, the beauty in the wreckage
Great Ocean Walk
The Great Ocean Walk hugs the rugged coastline from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles, taking hikers to places never experienced before. The 104km trek traverses sandy beaches, thick forests and some of Australia’s tallest coastal cliffs. Walkers can choose from a variety of off-walk accommodation options and purpose built “hike-in” campsites.
Whatever way you tackle the Great Ocean Walk, a few hours or a few days, it is an experience to remember.
Coastal Trails and Lookouts
Join pilgrims from around the world paying silent homage at the 12 Apostles or find your own space to connect along one of the most inspiring seascapes on the planet.
Discover more about Princetown Boardwalk, Gibson Steps, Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Port Campbell Jetty and much more
Get up early and reward yourself with an incredible 7km walk from Princetown to the Twelve Apostles in the early morning light. Running from Monday - Friday during school term (excluding public holidays & excluding pupil free days), the FREE will transport you from the 12 Apostles car park to Princetown to begin your adventure. Meet the bus at the Twelve Apostles car park, get off at Princetown and walk the 7km along the Great Ocean Walk back to your car.
Camperdown to Timboon Rail Trail
The completed Camperdown to Timboon trail is a wonderful family adventure, dotted with statuesque trestle bridges and spellbinding scenery. Riders and walkers traverse volcanic features listed in Kanawinka Global Geopark, farmland, wooded grassland and tall wet forest on descent into the wooded Timboon valley.
Follow meandering roads north from the coast to explore sublime volcanic landscapes and charming inland towns. Enjoy the contrast of conical peaks and deep crater lakes that punctuate the even carpet of rolling farmland.
Dry Stone walls dissect the landscape, an aesthetic and practical solution to farm a landscape strewn with scoria. Charming towns with well preserved buildings and tended avenues of elm, oak and plane provide visions of England on volcanic plain.