This land is rich in reward for the observant and those with the time to fall under the spell of it's special places. Accept our invitation to slow down, stay a while and begin to feel the way we do about our home.
Slow down, breathe deep, tread lightly and consider the safety of yourself and others. Take the time to learn how you can minimise your impact and help us preserve this unique destination for future generations.
Our home too!
Please slow down and watch for wildlife! Our wildlife has had free reign of the National Park and many townships during lock down. With spring in the air some have taken to love struck roaming looking for a mate. Please take extra care particularly at dusk and dawn. It is there home too!
Stay a little longer
The real rush can only begin if you just slow down! We want you to see this incredible region in the way we do. Check out an extended stay offer and accept the gift of time. Time to savour local flavours and follow the light to the best locations at the best time of day. Time to snooze in the sun, or run unfettered on a clifftop trail. Time for you to fall under the spell of this wonderful destination.
Local flavour provenance
Food lovers are are flocking to the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail as the ultimate tasting tour. A place where food miles are measured in steps and the flavours of locally produced cheese, yogurt, berries, chocolate, fudge, abalone, crayfish, ice-cream, honey, wine, whisky, and beer provide an ideal accompaniment to a picture perfect hinterland drive.
Trails & Lookouts
Find your own space to connect along one of the most inspiring seascapes on the planet! Dusk and dawn provides the best light and photo opportunities. Join pilgrims from around the world paying silent homage at the 12 Apostles in the Port Campbell National Park
Our local champions
Meet the "local champions" that are actively pursuing sustainability and positive environmental outcomes in our communities.
Our creative community
It was Von Guerard that historically captured the essence of our Lakes and Craters region, the author Alan Marshall that populated it with fine characters. Bold landscapes fuel intense artistic vision. Discover the new wave of artists inspired by the dramatic surrounds.
Under the Sea with Deakin University
“Deep dive into knowledge” – Time to get on board the research vessel “YOLLA” and discover the latest and greatest science and research from the Deakin University Marine Science faculty. Get ready to take a breath and dive below the surface to explore and understand the colourful world of the Twelve Apostles Marine National Park.
We invite you to take a closer look at the hardy clusters of plants that crown our wild clifftops. The subtle variations in shape and form are unique to this environment and provide a rich palette of texture and colour. This highly specialised group of plants has a delicate beauty and an important ecological role to play.