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Loch Ard Gorge

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Great Ocean Road | Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Great Ocean Road | Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria, Australia
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+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed today via mobile

Well worth the 3+ hour drive from Melbourne. The views are sensational. Attached is some pics i took.

Thank Melbguy3805
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The gorge is accessed via the Great Ocean Road, 3.5 km northwest of The Twelve Apostles. Stairs allow access to the beach. The gorge is named after the clipper ship Loch Ard, which ran aground on nearby Muttonbird Island on 1 June 1878 approaching the...More

Thank Maruf_Haque_Khan
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nature at its most beautiful this is a must see. It was very busy but we got to see all we wanted to. Would thoroughly recommend this as a stop on your Great Ocean Road trip.

Thank bigworld123
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Be sure to stop at Lord aard Gorge when driving the Great ocean road. A magnificent view and great respect for nature forces. Awesome.

Thank R. B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loch ard gorge is a must stop If your doing the great ocean road trip . There are lots of sights to see in your way through it took us 4 days to to do the round trip stopping at B.B. every night

Thank Jimpendrigh
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fascinating from every angle. Make sure you go down onto the sand as this angle is spectacular and well worth the walk up and down the stairs.

Thank Julianne R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I only suggest, traveller should rent a car, so they can visit all spots in this area easily, You can also hiking in some area

Thank tawon26
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loch Ard Gorge is on the Great Ocean Road. It is constantly pounded by the massive swells of the Southern Ocean. You would think that no-one could survive its roiling waters, but when the sailing ship Loch Ard was wrecked at the gorge, two people,...More

Thank Jeffry B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely don't drive past this attraction - there are several short walks here, all with fabulous views and sites - get your camera ready, and try to read the whole story - it's one of the most tragic shipwreck stories along this Shipwreck Coast

Thank Lets Go Mum R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wild weather we experienced our trip added to the story of the shipwreck at Loch Ard. Seeing the raging sea bursting through the narrow opening you could really appreciate the miracle of the survivors landing here. Don’t just look down from the lookout. Head...More

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nancysu345
6 October 2017|
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Response from SallyM-Turner | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible, but watch your step as the stairs can get Sandy and slippery. Also do not turn your back on the water as some rogue waves can come up quickly!
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nancysu345
6 October 2017|
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Response from pastorf | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be possible but not easy. As expressed, the views from the top are great. But it is definitely worth it to walk to the bottom as well. You can make that decision when you get to the top view and see how... More
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spengster
21 March 2016|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
The Great Ocean Road is very winding, it may not look far but you will need to take at least two days to enjoy the trip. I would suggest either Port Campbell, or if you can extend your trip for another day, travel on to the... More
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