With a winter carpet of emerald green, morning mist on sapphire lakes, hill walking and charming historic towns you could be forgiven for thinking you had woken up in England's lakes district or the Scottish borders!
Local Restaurants and Artisan Producers
Lake Edge Cafe
Fully Licensed Café open Wednesday to Sunday, situated on the edge of picturesque Lake Purrumbete.
12 Apostles Food Artisans
The 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail gives visitors to the 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland the chance to experience amazing artisan food and beverage destinations with gourmet cheese makers, single malt whisky, rich Timboon Ice Cream, chocolate, fudge, beer, olives and strawberries.
I am the blood of strawberry gems, the earthy scent of
an oozing blue, the stillness in the whisky glass.
I am the gift of fertile soil and ocean bounty.
I am the provider.
At Aldo’s Olives we grow all our own Table Olives for eating and our own Oil Olives. We make real artisan Olive products of the finest quality.
Dairylicious Farm Fudge
Dairylicious Farm Fudge make their fudge using all local cream, milk and butter and produce fudge that has half the amount of sugar of normal fudge. The balance of dairy and sugar make for a creamier and delicious fudge.
Timboon Railway Shed Distillery
The Timboon Railway Shed Distillery offers visitors the unique experience of witnessing a boutique single malt distilling process and tasting our award winning range. We offer a destination with a real ‘sense of place’.
The Timboon Ice Creamery
At Timboon, The Timboon Ice Creamery are serious about ice cream. And it is serious fun. All things ice cream and desserts are on offer.
Berryworld in Timboon offers a pick your own berry experience featuring some of the finest & juiciest strawberries known to man! Relax in the onsite cafe and take away some Berryworld preserves.
Wine @ Tilly’s
Established in 1998 by David & Dot Newton. Now owned and run by the Familie Falk-Deppeler since 2012. The winery produces an outstanding selection of estate grown red & white wines.
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 become an important tourism drawcard for the region.
Gorge Chocolates is just minutes from the 12 Apostles. For over 16 years, they have been well renowned for their delicious, hand made Belgian chocolate treats.
Port Campbell Hostel and Brewpub
The hostel houses its own brewpub, serving home made beer, courtesy of our own Sow and Piglets Brewery and delicious gourmet pizzas.
12 Apostles Food Artisans
Most of the businesses can be visited as part of a 140km loop from craters to coast. Click through to download the Gourmet Trail Map or look for it in the 12 Apostles brochure or at the Visitor Information Centre in Port Campbell.