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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Couple reading the sign at the beginning of the discovery walk

Port Campbell Lookout (Discovery Walk) access

The angle of Port Campbell Bay and the offshore reefs that provide its protection are beautifully captured from this 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 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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Misty morning image of the Gellibrand River abd footbridge crossing over it

Princetown Boardwalk

The Princetown Boardwalk restores a historic link from the township to the recreation reserve and river mouth. It also connects...

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Couple walking amongst the Californian Redwoods

The Redwoods

This 85 year old plantation of Californian Redwoods has become a favourite local picnic area, the muffled sound and lack of...

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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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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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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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Power Creek Reserve

Power Creek Reserve

A Community Conservation...

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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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Gibson steps beach sunrise

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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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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Childers 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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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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Bay of Martyrs

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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Port Campbell Suspension Bridge

The impressive Port Campbell suspension bridge is in fact the third suspension bridge constructed to provide community and...

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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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Glow worms at Melba Gully

Glow Worms near the 12 Apostles Coast

Fairy lights in the forest! Don’t forget to bring a...

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Landscape image of the Arch

The Arch

The Arch Day Visitor area and lookouts are temporarily closed due to public safety risk. This site is often spectacular in the...

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View of Triplet Falls through the lush rainforest vegetation

Triplet Falls & Little Aire Falls

Please note that you can access the Triplet Falls waterfall lookouts by heading to the right of the track. Visitors cannot walk...

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Children standing at the lookout looking towards the ferns

Maits Rest

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Female on a bicycle at the beginnin of the Timboon to Camperdown Rail Trail

Camperdown to Timboon Rail Trail

The completed 34km Camperdown to Timboon trail is a wonderful family adventure, dotted with statuesque trestle bridges and...

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View of rock formations in the ocean

Bay of Islands

The pale limestone of this section of coast reflects a different quality of light and offers superior photographic opportunity in...

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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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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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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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