Koalas are not bears, in fact they’re not even related. The reason it gets called a bear is because it looks like a cuddly Teddy Bear.
Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park
The Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park offers a unique opportunity to experience Australian wildlife in an interactive and natural way.
Eastern Grey Kangaroo
You don't need to get too close to our wildlife! Call in to the Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre and collect a pair of binoculars. Free to hire!
Young Echidnas are called Puggles. Now, doesn’t that make you smile?
For a closer encounter get your FREE Binoculars at the Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre.
There is no need to get too close! Call in to the Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre and collect a pair of binoculars. Free to hire!
FREE Binoculars at the Visitor Information Centre in Port Campbell for enhanced viewing.
Southern Right Whale
FREE Binoculars at the Visitor Information Centre in Port Campbell for enhanced viewing
Southern Brown Bandicoot
Visitors with patience and a little local knowledge may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of this feisty little omnivore.
Fairy lights in the forest!
Don't forget to bring a torch!
Australian Fur Seal
Remember to keep a safe distance so you don’t disturb them while they are asleep!
Spot the regions unique and diverse wildlife whilst exploring
the regions dramatic coast and hinterlands
Wetland, Heath, Tall Forest and Pelagic opportunities are presented with stunning backdrops and within a short drive or walk from local towns.
For international visitors the scale, color and volume of species is often overwhelming.
Guides and FREE binoculars are available for visitor use at the 12 Apostles Visitor Information Centre in Port Campbell.
Of all reptiles found in the region it's the snakes that generate most interest and fear. In southern Victoria they're often shorter, fatter and darker than the same species further north. Fatter darker snakes warm more quickly in the cooler southern climate!
Local wetlands and low lying areas is where frogs are more often heard than seen. Listen for the loud ‘tok’ of the Striped Marsh Frog and the ‘ick-ick-ick’ of the Spotted Marsh Frog or look out for the rare Corangamite Water Skink and Striped Legless Lizard in the native grassland to the north of the coast.