About the listing
You’ll save yourself time by driving the inland route, covering 240km in under 3 hours. Take in the sights of Australia’s largest Volcanic Plain and arrive in town in time for Sunset and dinner. Get up early and see the magnificent 12 Apostles upon Sunrise, who knows, you may be the only person there!
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Top stops along the way
Volcanic Lakes & Plains
Follow meandering roads north from the coast to explore sublime volcanic landscapes and charming inland towns. Enjoy the contrast of conical peaks and deep crater lakes that punctuate the even carpet of rolling farmland. Dry Stone walls dissect the landscape, an aesthetic and practical solution to farm a landscape strewn with scoria.
Authentic rural heartland just 25km north of the 12 Apostles. Close to 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail businesses including Apostle Whey Cheese and GORGE Chocolate.
The jewel in the crown of the Great Ocean Road and the number one visited attraction in the region is the 12 Apostles.
12 Apostles Helicopters
Join 12 Apostles Helicopters for a breathtaking flight over the most beautiful scenery in Australia. Perhaps a journey over the 12 Apostles, a flight to the Bay of Islands via London Bridge, or take in the beauty of the entire Shipwreck Coast all the way to the Cape Otway Lighthouse.
12 Apostles Helicopters offers the highest level of safety and service to make this a day you will never forget.
Loch Ard Gorge
Offshore stacks, blowholes and the indescribable beauty of formations like the Razorback and Island arch make this precinct the one with the lot.
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!)
Travel Times, Distances & Road Safety
Slow down and take your time on the Great Ocean Road