Trails & Lookouts

Find your own space to connect along one of the most inspiring seascapes on the planet

12 Apostles Coast & Hinterland region has expansive a network of walking and riding trails covering coast, lakes, ancient volcanoes and farming landscapes.

Coastal Trails & 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...

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Rainforest & Waterfalls

Access the emerald depths at a selection of rainforest and waterfall trails and lookouts within the Great Otway National...

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Trail Running

Pack your runners and get ready to discover a little running nirvana on your next visit. Unlock the secrets of our favourite loops from 4 - 16...

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View from the steps looking towards the suspension bridge, camp ground and Port Campbell township

Port Campbell Discovery Walk (Extended)

Distance: 6km Elevation gained:...

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Male kayaking from Boat Bay with the cliff to his left

Boat Bay

Anybody who has ever backed a trailer needs to have a look at this ramp. Lots of offshore stacks are visible in this sheltered...

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Children standing at the lookout looking towards the ferns

Maits Rest

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View of Port Campbell Jetty from the beach

Port Campbell Jetty

An attraction in its own right! Port Campbell’s weathered jetty juts defiantly into the bay, dwarfed by limestone cliffs and...

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Port Campbell Bay from the Discovery Walk

Port Campbell Discovery Walk

The walk traverses cliff top and dense low coastal heath. It offers wildlife viewing opportunities and unobstructed viewing east,...

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Landscape image of the Arch

The Arch

This site is often spectacular in the afternoon when the formations to the east are bathed in a warm golden light. The walkway...

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View of rock formations at Peterborough beach

Peterborough Foreshore

The car park to the south of town offers views looking east across the wreck sites of the Schomberg and the Newfield....

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Princetown to 12 Apostles Great Ocean Walk

Distance: 7.6km Elevation gained:...

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Gables - Wreck Beach - Devil's Kitchen

Distance: 8.4 km Elevation gained:...

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Female looking towards the Grotto

The Grotto

Many a visitor holds a special memory of their visit to the Grotto. Spray from waves can cast a fine mist over the low viewing...

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Boat approaching Port Campbell Jetty as viewed from the Port Campbell Discovery Walk

Port Campbell Bay

Port Campbell Bay presents a gently sloping family friendly profile sheltered from the bulk of Southern Ocean swell. Waters...

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Male running along the Great Ocean Walk with the ocean in the background and grey skies

Princetown - Devils Kitchen - Great Ocean Walk loop

Distance: 16.2km Elevation gained:...

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Girl standing on a fallen tree trunk with the falls in the background

Beauchamp Falls

Adventurous walkers are treated to a base level view of a long drop falls. Easily identifiable by the distinctive crossed logs...

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London Bridge

London Bridge has upper western and lower eastern viewing platforms to take in the sweeping...

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Power Creek Reserve

A Community Conservation...

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A lady posing for her photo too be taken from the viewing platform with the 12 Apostles in the background

12 Apostles Viewing Platforms

The jewel in the crown of the Great Ocean Road and the number one visited attraction in the region is the 12 Apostles.  Seeing...

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View of rock stacks in the ocean taken from the beach at Sandy cove

Childers Cove

Childers Cove, Sandy Cove and Murnanes Bay offer wonderful seascapes and an impression of relative isolation even in peak...

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Gibson Steps

Prepare to be dwarfed by the magnitude of the cliff-line and offshore stacks. The sheer scale of natural sculpting evident at...

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Anchor at Wreck Beach

Wreck Beach

The highly photographable anchors of the Marie Gabrielle and Fiji provide haunting reminders of the power of the ocean and the...

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View of trees at Melba Gully

Melba Gully

A true Otway gem, famous for its massive 350 year old Otway messmate and enchanting glow worms, Melba Gully is the most westerly...

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View through the lookout railing of the ocean looking east

The Gables lookout

The Gables lookout perches above some of the tallest coastal cliffs in Australia and is located on the Great Ocean Walk between...

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Bay of Martyrs

Are the stacks martyred; sentinels guarding the land from the bold affront of the Southern Ocean or is reference made to the...

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Footbridge across the Gellibrand

Princetown Shorty Trail Run

Distance: 4.3km Elevation gained:...

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Peterborough - Bay of Martyrs Trail

A wonderful cliff top trail from Peterborough Golf Course, through Halladale Point where you can view where the Falls of...

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Female looking towards the Port Campbell Bay and Jetty at sunset

Rediscover the 12 Apostles Coast & Hinterland from Port Campbell

If you have been looking for the perfect weekend getaway, filled with picturesque landscapes, bucket list destinations, outdoor adventures and...

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Trail running low tide Princetown Beach running on wet sand reflecting pink sky

Holiday Running!

Only a runner knows the feeling of escape and discovery that builds when you run into the...

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A Treat, a Treasure and a Trail!

School Holidays are all about balance. With this in mind we have put together some ideas for you to fill up some fun family days from the Craters to...

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, past present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.