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Twelve Apostles

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Located offshore along the Great Ocean Road, these twelve immense limestone rock formations were sculpted naturally by the action of wind and waves.
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Great Ocean Road, Princetown, Victoria 3269, Australia
+61 1300 137 255
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12 Apostles. Iconic right? The denouement of the Great Ocean Road. Only yesterday on our 1 day (smaller coach) tour we nearly didn't make it. The fuel tank threw a leak at Apollo Bay and we head a long, hot, humid pit stop. Fair go...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChrisfromCoverack
Reviewed 3 days ago

All the hype associated with the Twelve Apostles becomes a reality when viewed from a very well-designed walkway enabling the inevitable crowds of people in attendance. It is likely that the Twelve Apostles were the greatest draw card to those travelling the Great Ocean Road,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've visited the Twelve Apostles a few times. On this occasion I went with a 5 year old, an 8 month old baby and my parents. We arrived at the Twelve Apostles at around 5:30pm. It was pretty easy to find a car parking space...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Screamangel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the views are magnificent, you need to get there early the crowd becomes very popular thoughout the day. The path also leads to Gisbon's Beach which is a beach that shows one of the Apostles. It is simply breathtaking the views and that these...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rms326
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful, it's horrible to say but the insesant attack of blow flies took away from the experience.I mean the views are one in a million but your constantly swatting flies away. It takes it away when you have hoards of people generally associated with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MontyNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful view and simply a must to see in your lifetime, kids enjoyed it too. Do not go on Christmas Day as it was packed car parks and tourist everywhere, we went on the 27/12/18 and was easy to access areas

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MugsyKel001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this area back in 1998 when there was little tourism. It is amazing just how much tourism has grown here. Bus loads of tourists jump of here to follow their bucket list dream. Great attraction, although they should not close down the second...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TeoYouYenn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the 12 Apostles though I would get there early to avoid the bus loads of people. The viewing platforms were an easy and safe walk to see these amazing limestone formations.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 989michellef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed driving along the Great Ocean Road and seeing the 12 Apostles. We arrived around 2pm and was still very busy, but found a park easily with traffic wardens on duty. Lovely views

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fmckay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been over 15 years since my last visit to the 12 Apostles, and it has changed a lot. No longer do you park on the same side of the road as them, there is now a full on visitor centre and car park,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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20 August 2018|
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Response from YLG3 | Reviewed this property |
No....you can’t....not accessible....however further down, there is a spot called Gibson steps....which you access the beach. Thanks
24 October 2017|
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Response from Celest T | Reviewed this property |
We went in May and did a one day trip trip from Melbourne and stopped at Split Point lighthouse and Apollo Bay for the scallop pies. Reached the Twelve Apostles around 2pm and the sun was behind the rocks so the pictures did... More
10 May 2017|
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Response from Sarracenia | Reviewed this property |
Australia has a strict no pets allowed except for service dogs at any of the reserves, preserves or national parks. If the pet is traveling with you it has to stay in the car. There are signs in many of the national parks... More