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12 Apostles Coast & Port Campbell National Park

THE 12 APOSTLES, PORT CAMPBELL NATIONAL PARK

How do I get to the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park?
Click here to find out how to get to the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park.

What is the address for the 12 Apostles, Port Campbell National Park?
Corner of Great Ocean Rd & Booringa Rd, Princetown. Plan your trip here.

How far are the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park from Melbourne? 
264km from Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road, click here for all coastal travel times and distances.
228km from Melbourne via the Princes Highway, click here for all inland travel times and distances.

How far are the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park from Adelaide? 
689km from Adelaide, click here for all travel times and distances.

How many Apostles are there today?
There are currently 7 Apostles above the waterline that are visible from the 12 Apostles viewing deck looking west. Find the full story here.

 

OPENING HOURS, TOURS AND ENTRANCE FEES

Can I take a tour of the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park?
Yes, click here for tour options around Port Campbell National Park.

What are the opening hours for the 12 Apostles?
The Twelve Apostles lookouts are always open and are able to be viewed from dawn till dusk, 365 days per year. The kiosk has opening hours that vary throughout the year but is generally open between 10:00am and 4:30pm. Access to toilets and walkways is available at all times. Click here for more information.

Is there an entrance fee for the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park?
No, there is no charge to view the 12 Apostles or any of the natural attractions in Port Campbell National Park. Find out more here.

Do the 12 Apostles have toilets?
Yes, the 12 Apostles has toilet facilities and a kiosk for light refreshments. Click here for more details.

 

ACCOMMODATION, RESTAURANTS & AMENITIES IN THE 12 APOSTLES,
PORT CAMPBELL NATIONAL PARK

Where can I stay and what are the accommodation options near the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park?
Click here to view accommodation options near the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park. 

Where can I book accommodation near the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park?
Click here to book accommodation in Port Campbell and the 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland.

Where can I eat near the 12 Apostles Coast and Port Campbell National Park?
There are many locations where you can find restaurants and cafe's. Click here for our dining options.

What are the restaurant, cafe and hotel options near the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park?
We have a range of options that cater for all dietary requirements. Click here to view a list of restaurants and cafes in 12 Apostles Coast and Port Campbell National Park.

What events are on near the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park?
Click here to view a full list of events near the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park - this includes sporting events, festivals, markets and community events.

Is there a Visitor Information Centre near the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park?
Yes, click here to view the local Visitor Information Centre details.

Do the 12 Apostles have toilets?
Yes, the 12 Apostles have toilet facilities and a kiosk for light refreshments. Click here for more details.

What amenities does Port Campbell have? (supermarket, hospital, police, fire, VIC, bank, etc) 
Port Campbell has a Visitor Information Centre, Licensed Supermarket, ATM, Hotel, Post Office, shops, cafes, restaurants, take - aways,  Police Station and Fire Station. The nearest hospital and Pharmacy is 17km to the North West in Timboon. Click here for a full list of our essential services.

 

ADVENTURE or ART, BRING YOUR PASSION ON HOLIDAY TOO

Are there any walks near the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park
Yes, click here for the Camperdown to Timboon Rail Trail.
Click here for our free bus that connects you to the Great Ocean Walk. 
Click here for the Port Campbell Discovery Walk.

What are the best cycling routes near the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park? 
Cycle our Rail Trail, choose one of our favourite road routes or check out a gravel grinds to remember. Click here for all cycling options. 

Where can I fish in Port Campbell, Great Ocean Road?
There are many different areas to fish. Choose between ocean, volcanic lake, estuary and river. Click here for all fishing locations.

I love photography. Do you have any recommendations on where and when to shoot at the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park, Great Ocean Road?
Different times of day and the season can influence your photos. Click here for our expert recommendations.

 

FAMILY & PET FRIENDLY

Does Port Campbell have child friendly beaches? 
Port Campbell beach is the safest option in the stretch of Great Ocean Road between Apollo Bay and Warrnambool. All care should be taken close to the water. The beach at Port Campbell is patrolled on Summer weekends and public holidays. Click here for the beaches of the 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland.

Are the local beaches patrolled?
The Port Campbell beach is patrolled on Summer weekends and public holidays. Click here for the beaches of the 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland.

Is the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park dog friendly? 
Domestic dogs are strictly prohibited in all areas of Port Campbell National Park. Click here for all pet friendly options.

Can I take my dog to the beach? 
Domestic dogs are strictly prohibited in all areas of Port Campbell National Park, there are some dog friendly walks and beaches around Peterborough, click here for all pet friendly options.

 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Great Ocean Road

What is the distance of the Great Ocean Road? How long is the Great Ocean Road?
The Great Ocean Road is 243km

Where does the Great Ocean Road start and finish?
The Great Ocean Road starts in Torquay and finishes in Allansford. Download your map here.

What events are on in the Great Ocean Road region?
Click here to view a fill range of events along the Great Ocean Road

How old is the Great Ocean Road?
The Great Ocean Road is over 80 years old. The Great Ocean Road is the largest War Memorial in the world. Discover it's history here.

Where are the Visitor Information Centres along the Great Ocean Road?
Click here to view a list of the local Visitor Information Centres.

Where are the accredited Visitor Information Centres located?
Apollo Bay Information Centre, Casterton Information Centre, Colac Visitor Information Centre, Lorne Visitor Information Centre, Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre, Port Fairy Visitor Information Centre, Portland Visitor Information Centre, Torquay Visitor Information Centre, Warrnambool Visitor Information Centre

Where can I find out more information about the Great Ocean Road? Accommodation, What to see and do, Tours, Hire, and events?
Click here for accommodation along the Great Ocean Road
Click here to see what to see and do along the Great Ocean Road, tours and hire options.