Ocean, beach, estuary, river and lake, the best of it all is within your reach with backdrops that will take your breath away. Charters and beach and jetty fishing options will keep serious anglers entertained while the rest of us are too gob smacked by the scenery to make a decent cast.
Tee Off - Golf Courses
Memorable golfing opportunities guaranteed to lower the blood pressure, if not your handicap! See what happens when you take a swing by the sea or a whack by the volcanic waters. Throw the clubs in the boot or contact our local clubs for a set to hire.
Feeling like getting active in the great Outdoors? Want to switch it up a notch. Keen to run like and animal and ride like the wind? Click here to plan a more active holiday adventure.
Nothing spells relaxation and good times like dropping the boat into the water. Whether you are packing the fishing rods, water skis and wakeboards, a local cheese platter, or tackle box and rods; the ocean lakes and rivers around the 12 Apostles region provide a picturesque backdrop for a perfect day on the water. When the conditions are right jump on a scenic boat charter or fishing trip for an experience you will never forget.
Trails and Lookouts
12 Apostles Coast & Hinterland region has expansive a network of walking and riding trails covering coast, lakes, ancient volcanoes and farming landscapes.
Gourmet artisan produce
In addition to the spectacular coastline, vibrant towns and holiday attractions, foodie's are flocking to the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail, the ultimate indulgent road trip! Savour the flavours of locally produced cheeses, yohurt, berries, saffron, olives, chocolates, crayfish, ice-cream, yogurt, honey, snails, smoked eel, wine, whisky, and beer.
A large coastal village located just a few minutes drive from Loch Ard Gorge and the 12 Apostles. It is host to some fantastic dining experiences, shops and a beautiful protected beach and bay. Stay and see the sunset from the Jetty (there are so many sunset experiences in the area you'll have to stay a few nights!)
A rich farming community has diversified to become the gourmet hub of the 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland! The village and it's surrounds are home to many artisan food producers. Timboon is a must for anyone who appreciates authentic local produce. Just 15 minutes from the coast - not to be missed!
Cobden is surrounded by undulating pastures and the distinctive features of the Volcanic Lakes and Plains, this friendly community offers much for the visitor and is an ideal place to base yourself for a Great Ocean Road and Volcanic Lakes and Plains Adventure.
Just a hop, skip and jump from the world famous 12 Apostles and Gibson Steps, Princetown is a perfect base for visitors. Dominated by the Gellibrand River Estuary and with plenty of nearby attractions including the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail.
Nestled on the edge of the Bay of Islands Coastal Park on the Curdies River. A great base for exploring the coast, ocean or estuary fishing or even a round of golf (we thinks it's the best view from a golf course in the world!).
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Where to stay
Anchors Beach House
Anchors Beach House is the newest addition to the Anchors accommodation fleet in Port Campbell, on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road.
Macka’s Farm is located in the heart of this dramatic and stunning region.
Discount on 2nd Night in Port Campbell
Stay at the Port Campbell Parkview Motel and Apartments for two nights and claim a 15% discount off the second night
12 Apostles Hinterland Cottages
From the moment you enter our 10 acre bush retreat, you will be charmed by the winding gum-lined drive.
As the closest luxury accommodation to the Twelve Apostles, Alkina Lodge is perched on a hill top overlooking the Southern Ocean.
Pebble Point is an exclusive bush retreat nestled behind the cliff tops and rock formations of the world famous Twelve Apostles.
Eat & drink
Pavilion Cafe & Bar
The Pavilion Café & Bar offers breakfast (8am – 11.45am) and lunch (12noon – 3pm) as well as excellent coffee and cake (all day long), 7 days a week in a roomy, modern spot with floor-to-ceiling windows and a beach-view balcony.
Apostle Whey Cheese
Dairy farmers Julian and Dianne Benson launched Apostle Whey Cheese on October 29, 2005. Since that day, Apostle Whey Cheese has taken out a number of major cheese awards and...
Madden's Commercial Hotel
Madden’s Commercial Hotel Camperdown - Circa 1966; a beautifully renovated, classic country pub with distinctive character; ambient settings, great facilities, quality service and excellent meals.
12 Rocks Restaurant
Large restaurant on the beach front in Port Campbell, located only 10 minutes drive from the world famous 12 Apostles and many other beautiful natural attractions.
The Corner Store Timboon
The Corner Store Timboon is the one stop shop for visitors and locals to the the 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland region.
Forage on the Foreshore
Forage on the Foreshore is a cafe on the popular Port Campbell beach front serving local fresh produce and speciality coffee.
What to see & do
Twelve Apostles Marine National Park
The iconic golden cliffs and crumbling pillars of the Twelve Apostles can be found seven kilometres east of Port Campbell.
Mount Noorat Walk
Alan Marshall Discovery Trail. One of Australia’s best preserved dry craters offering commanding views of surrounding peaks on the volcanic plain.
We are so much more than an Antique Centre.
Ride With Us Spring Offer
Book a chauffeured tour with us for 5 people and fill the extra seats in the bus at no cost, plus receive a gourmet gift from the 12 Apostles Food Artisan Trail.
Ballarat Skipton Rail Trail
Enjoy this wonderful 53km trail in parts or plan a wonderful weekend meandering through historic goldfields sites, traversing a majestic trestle bridge and taking in the wonderful rolling hills and pockets of forest between Ballarat and Skipton.
Ride With Us
Located in Timboon, just 15 minutes from the Great Ocean Road, Ride With Us offers a wide range of transport services, including local runs to tours and Bicycle Hire and...