The Twelve Apostles is one of the most exciting attraction you can see on the Great Ocean Road.

See the 12 Apostles

The Twelve Apostles are several limestone stacks sitting out in the ocean in Port Campbell National Park. There are four different lookout points you can walk to and see the Twelve Apostles from different angles. However, the best viewpoint is the main one where you can go any time of day for a brilliant view.

The main viewpoint is also the best one to go to for the sunrise and sunset when viewing the Twelve Apostles. If you hang around the area around these times you may spot some little penguins down on the beach.

What else can I see in the area?

There is plenty more you can see and do in the area after you’ve viewed the Twelve Apostles. The best time to view most of these attractions is at sunrise or sunset. But they are also great to be viewed during the day while the sun is shining!

Gibson Steps

Gibson Steps has 86 steps you can walk down before reaching the beach. There are two tall limestone stacks you can view which are about 70 metres tall.

You can view these limestone stacks from the beach or higher above on the cliffs.

Loch Ard Gorge

Loch Ard Gorge is known for a famous shipwreck in 1878. Only two people survived the shipwreck and swum towards a gorge. This gorge they swam to is now famously known as Loch Ard Gorge.

You can view Loch Ard Gorge from a lookout point, or you can walk along the sand of the gorge. You may even want to sit between the two giant cliffs while watching the waves crash into the shore.

The Razorback

The Razorback is a towering limestone stack nearby Loch Ard Gorge. You can view Razorback close to the Loch Ard Gorge viewpoint.

Port Campbell

Port Campbell is the closest town to the Twelve Apostles and these other fascinating attractions. The town has beautiful coastal views, and you can enjoy a few hours around the jetty.

Port Campbell is a great place to stay if you’re wanting easy access to the nearby attractions.

What’s the best way to see the Twelve Apostles?

The Twelve Apostles takes a few hours to drive there. You can hire a car and drive yourself along the Great Ocean Road or book a tour and sit back and have someone else drive you!

Whichever way you end up viewing the Twelve Apostles, it is always a sight to see! Let us know your thoughts and tag us in any photos you take.

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