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Loch Ard Gorge, Port Campbell

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Take a self-guided walk through Loch Ard Gorge and experience the forces of the wind and the sea, shaping this rugged scenery for thousands of years. Steeped in history, this wild stretch of coastline remains known for the abundance of shipwrecks that have perished under the frothing sea. Notice the two pillars--named Tom and Eva after the two sole survivors of 1878 Loch Ard shipwreck--guarding the shore from the rough waves. A series of steps lead down to a wild beach offering stunning views along the way. To learn more about the area's history, visit a small museum nearby. Make Loch Ard Gorge a part of your Port Campbell vacation plans using our Port Campbell online holiday builder.
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  • An absolute must if you are in the area!! Even though the recent weather event meant the water was a funky dark colour, it still made for gorgeous photos. If you're capable of doing so, make sure you....  more
    An absolute must if you are in the area!! Even though the recent weather event meant the water was a funky dark colour, it still made for gorgeous photos. If you're capable of doing so, make sure you....  more »
  • Absolutely must do with a gentle walk from the carpark to the lookout. Able to then walk down stairs to the base of the gorge for even more spectacular photos!! 
    Absolutely must do with a gentle walk from the carpark to the lookout. Able to then walk down stairs to the base of the gorge for even more spectacular photos!!  more »
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  • Magical part of the Australian coastline, these photos were taken from an outcrop that you get to from a road that is not marked about 10 min out of Port Campbell. Like the apostles the high cliffs and water inlets make for some amazing photographs and visual memories that will last for a lifetime. With caves all along some accessible and some not, Loch Are Gorge will take a couple of days to really absorb it all.
  • A must visit! There are a few stairs but they aren't steep or too many. Unless you have a lot of difficulty with stairs, highly recommend the walk down to enjoy the gorge up close! If not, the view from the top is also amazing! My pics don't do it justice as it was slightly cloudy when I visited.

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