12 Apostles, Victoria, Australia
The pot of gold at the end of the Great Ocean Road. The 12 Apostles is an awe inspiring sight no matter what the weather and only a short 12km drive away. If you can brave an early start, sunrise is an amazing experience and a chance to soak in the beauty of these magnificent rocks.
Port Campbell Foreshore, Cairns Street, Port Campbell VIC, Australia
Port Campbell Bay
Port Campbell is a small coastal town that attracts beach goers from far and wide, especially on a beautiful sunny day. Take a walk around town, fish from the jetty, swim at the beach, walk out to the point, surf the break or enjoy a meal at one of the great eateries. You can't help but slow down and relax in our lovely village.
Cobden Miniature Railway, Grayland St, Cobden VIC 3266, Australia
Cobden Miniature Railway and Mini Golf
Cobden Miniature Railway Park opened June 1994 and is jointly run by Rotary Club of Cobden and the Southwest Model Engineers
The park provides miniature train rides, 18 hole Mini Golf, canteen, children's playground and barbecue facilities.
The Park is open to the general public on the third Sunday of every month, as well as every Sunday during school holidays. Please note that the Park is not open on Sundays of long weekends unless these fall in school holidays.
Opening hours are from 11 am - 4 pm.
Train rides last approximately 10 minutes, leaving as required, and cost $2.50 each for adults and children over 2 years old.
Total track length is approximately 1.8km and includes an under and over pass, trestle bridge, two tunnels and two stations.
Private bookings are available at most other times, apart from the months of June, July and August.
Mini golf is open at the same times as the trains and costs $6 adults and $3 children to play
Mount Elephant, Derrinallum VIC, Australia
Mount Elephant is a perfect breached scoria cone that erupted maybe 180,000 years ago. It is part of a suite of volcanoes on the basalt plains of south west Victoria from 30,000 to several million years old. (When will the next one erupt?!)
Located 1 kilometre west of the township of Derrinallum, on the Hamilton Highway.
It is an easy one-hour drive from major regional centres of Geelong, Ballarat, Warrnambool and Hamilton, and a comfortable two-hour drive from Melbourne.
Visit us every Sunday from 1 till 4 pm (except days of Total Fire Ban or Severe fire risk).
- Groups such as schools can make an appointment for other more suitable times.
- Dogs on leads are welcome.
- Please note that for your safety we will not be open on days of total fire ban.
- Please also note the safety precautions
Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell VIC, Australia
Port Campbell Discovery Walk
The Port Campbell Discovery Walk is a 4.4km return walk from Port Campbell Bay to Two Mile Bay along the coast through Port Campbell National Park. There are beautiful views of the bay and along the coast. A must if you are staying in Port Campbell. *A tip for those with prams/wheelchairs, start at the Two Mile Bay end to avoid the stairs.
Old Post Office Road, Princetown VIC, Australia
Visit dawn and dusk to see kangaroos, catch a fish or enjoy a walk along the boardwalk.
Port Campbell National Park, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell VIC, Australia
Winter Whale Watching
Winter brings Southern Right Whales along the coast past Port Campbell and we are lucky enough to have some great vantage points to spot these beauties! We photographed this inquisitive whale right in Port Campbell Bay, swimming right up to the jetty!! Be sure to bring your binoculars if you are travelling here during whale season June through to October. For more information visit the Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre.
Loch Ard Gorge, Port Campbell VIC, Australia
Loch Ard Gorge
Loch Ard Gorge is a short drive west of the 12 Apostles and has a number of beautiful walks and photo opportunities!
Gibson Steps, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell VIC, Australia
Gibson Steps is a great place to see two of the Apostles from the beach.
London Bridge, Great Ocean Road, Peterborough VIC, Australia
London Bridge is beautiful at sunset! A great place to see the Little Penguins at dusk!
The Grotto, Peterborough VIC, Australia
A short 700m return walk, suitable for people of limited mobility that takes you to a viewing platform overlooking The Gotto and rugged coastline. You can then follow a ramp and stairway down into the Grotto formation for a unique perspective of the coast.
Bay of Islands, Peterborough Victoria, Australia
Bay of Islands
The Bay of Islands is an amazing view point with beach access.
Bay Of Martyrs, Peterborough VIC, Australia
Bay of Martyrs
Bay of Martyrs is a one of the best spots to watch the sun go down after a long day exploring.
Also a great place to take your dog for a walk. Dogs are permitted on the walking trail and beaches between Bay of Martyrs car park and Peterborough but they are not permitted on Bay of Martyrs beach which is still home to nesting pairs of the critically endangered Hooded Plover.