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Gibsons Steps

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Great Ocean Road | Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Great Ocean Road is well great - except most things you are stuck on a lookout - we prefer to get into the action and the gibson steps enable you to descend down onto a beach with great views. If you are going to...More

Thank mrnudie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving west along the Great Ocean Road, about a km before you get to the Twelve Apostles is Gibson's Steps. And no matter how keen you are to see the Twelve Apostles I highly recommend stopping here. There are two magnificent offshore limestone stacks rising...More

Thank Heidi T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gibson stairs are about 1km from the 12 Apostles Park and are a worthwhile stop. They’d re suitable for most ages so long as one can climb stairs. The stairs have higher than normal raisers so one needs to have reasonable knees. All the...More

1  Thank Ahmad M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had never been down the Gibson steps even though I'd been to the 12 apostles. Glad I did. Well worth look. You get a different perspective when your level with one of the apostles. The path and stairs zig zag down the cliffs. Roughly 80...More

Thank DeAnne W
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

My first stop over before 12 apostles. It was really windy on the day and we were all amAzed by power of nature . Plan about 15 min to take in the view and pictures if you are not doing the walk. Do check weather...More

Thank cath_Spore
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

It was a fair walk down to the beach and the steps can get very slippy from when the tide has been in. When down there it provided an amazing view and was well worth the effort.

Thank Kaladin T
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great staircase, nice beach and beatiful view! With 2 little childeren the staircase was a little narrow, but it gave good views!

Thank Marieke784
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We firstly visited the Twelve Apostles, then went on the semi long walk from there, down the path to Gibsons Steps (there's a car park down there so don't feel the need to walk). Climb down the stairs, onto the beach, and you're there -...More

Thank JanWard85
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Taking the Gibsons steps down to the beach gives you a great view of the ocean. There are a few photo spots around Gibsons steps and wherever your camera points, the photo will turn out great. But not as great as what your eyes witnessed.

Thank cloversze
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Gibson Steps, the beachside is one of a very few places which you could actually walk at a beach that is reachable along the Great Ocean Road. It’s a great place for sunrise and sunset too, though I went on a rainy day. Be careful...More

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17 December 2017|
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Response from Vivien D | Reviewed this property |
On the day in question that you are actually going to the Gibson Steps check the tides for that day. On your arrival to the Twelve Apostles, the visit Information centre which is quite a large complex will be able to notify... More
31 October 2017|
Response from Oldjack | Reviewed this property |
From Gibson Steps it is 12.1 KM and will take about 2.5 hours to walk to the center of Port Campbell.
Melissa C
19 February 2016|
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Response from Andrea P | Reviewed this property |
There are about 86 steps down to the beach from the top so I would so no to you walking it if you have a disability.