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You never know who you might bump into. Were you hoping to meet a few locals on your next visit? We suggest dusk and dawn to make the most of your viewing opportunities. So why not hop to it and...

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Outdoor Activities

The terrain and natural features of the 12 Apostles Coast and hinterland offer plenty of opportunities for active recreation. With lakes and estuaries for paddling, trails and quiet country roads for...

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Port Campbell National Park

The Port Campbell National Park ranges from Princetown to Peterborough. Famous lookouts include Loch Ard Gorge, London Bridge, The Arch and the Grotto, just to name a few... Loch Ard Gorge, site...

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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...

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Do Like a Kangaroo - A Tip For The Summer Season

There is nothing like an early morning photo shoot or a late evening walk to set up or round out a ripper summer’s day on the...

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Cape Otway Lightstation

Cape Otway Lightstation is Australia’s most important lighthouse. The light established in 1848 is perched on towering sea...

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It's our home too

Please slow down and watch for wildlife. Our wildlife has had free reign of the National Park and many townships during...

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Courthouse Camperdown

For tips on how to make the most of your visit, gifts and warm local hospitality be sure to call into Courthouse Camperdown,...

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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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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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Loch Ard Trails Winter Solstice Sunset 7.1km

Distance: 7.1km Elevation gained:...

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Peterborough Beaches

Beaches to the immediate west of Peterborough Township are characterized by sheltered coves, grottos and offshore...

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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...

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Peterborough Golf Club

9 Hole golf course with stunning cliff top views and a true coastal links makes the Peterborough course a rare treat for...

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Stay a little longer

The real rush can only begin if you just slow down. We want you to see this incredible region in the way we do. Check out an...

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Carving the 12 Apostles

Visitors to this coast are humbled by a seascape that is both ancient in design and dynamic in form. The bone jarring slaps of...

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Paddling Lakes, Rivers, Estuaries of the 12 Apostles Coastline

For recreational paddlers, the volcanic lakes and estuaries generally provide more protected and predictable waters with plenty...

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Estuaries of the 12 Apostles Coast

Four estuaries break the vertical cliff lines of Port Campbell National Park. They provide significant wetland habitat for many...

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Princetown - Fords Road: Time trial loop 24.5km

Steady undulating climbs through lush farmland and native bushland for the first 12km sets you up for a steady descent with ocean...

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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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The Gables Lookout to Princetown - Great Ocean Walk 12.7km

Distance: 12.7km Elevation gained:...

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A deeper connection

It’s a beautiful wild place, so exposed to the elements. Surrounded by National Park and spectacular cliffs. What’s not to...

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Wake up to the Iconic 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland

The 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland makes for a perfect destination to spend a few days to create some real memories and fall in...

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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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Princetown Beach

The meandering course of the Gellibrand River finds the sea beneath the bold headland of Pt Ronald. Wild and untamed;...

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Princetown - Great Ocean Walk - Clifton Beach loop 8km

Distance: 8km Elevation gained:...

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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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Be Inspired

Walking Port Campbell with my dog (never mind the socks).

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Eat and drink your way to Port Campbell

As a chef on the Great Ocean Road, I love seeing visitors discover the fresh, hearty and unique flavours of the region in winter. There is so much on...

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Big waves: Let the heavyweight bout begin

Late Autumn, Winter and early Spring are times for big waves, book your front row seat for a glimpse of the age old battle that has shaped this...

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Q&A with Area Chief Ranger, Michael

Parks Victoria rangers have an enviable knowledge of our region’s diverse landscapes. The good thing is, they are willing to share some of...

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How to become a Junior Park Ranger in Victoria

The Junior Ranger program is a school holiday tradition for Parks Victoria, enabling young people to get expert information about Australian wildlife...

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How we became Timboon locals while on holiday

Whilst holidaying in Timboon, Jodie and her family felt like locals straight away. They attended all the local events and the kids even completed in...

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Anchor yourself in nature in Port Campbell

Are you looking for somewhere peaceful and tranquil to stay whilst you explore the raw and rugged 12 Apostles region? Somewhere you’re guaranteed...

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5 secrets from the local 12 Apostles Helicopters pilot

As a pilot for 12 Apostles Helicopters, I get a birds’ eye view of one of the world’s most spectacular coastlines almost every day. How lucky am...

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Come as your are. Leave a little different.

A journey from a mobile device and back into the real...

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An insiders guide with Lois Dupliex

Lois runs the Lake Edge Cafe at Lake Purrumbete in the heart of the Volcanic Lakes and Plains and just a 10 minute drive from Camperdown.  It...

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Laura, Sam and the Forage Fam

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The Sunshine Couple

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The small things are important

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Grass Roots

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Keeping it REAL

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A more sustainable solution

Can small change lead to big picture difference?  I believe it can. Are you up for...

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Blue water dreaming

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Eco Vision

The Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park is a park with an...

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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.