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Port Campbell National Park is world famous for its extraordinary collection of wave-sculpted rock formations and the Twelve Apostles.Loch Ard Gorge, site of a 19th century shipwreck 'Loch Ard', as well as the Island Archway and London Bridge are other highlights. The Island Archway collapsed in 2009, highlighting the fragile and ever-changing nature of Victoria's coastline.Discover the heritage of the Shipwreck Coast on short walks such as the Port Campbell Discovery Walk. Take a scenic drives along the Great Ocean Road, stopping at points of interest.For refreshments visit the kiosk at the Twelve Apostles visitor centre.Before you goConditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.
The 250-kilometre drive from Melbourne via the Princes Highway takes about three hours. The Great Ocean Road is a more scenic but longer and winding route, and takes about five hours. Organised bus tours are available. Vic Roads Touring Guide Map 100 gives additional detail.