The Great Ocean Walk stretches more than 100 kilometres along a magnificent coastline and is considered to be one of
Australia’s best walking trails
The Great Ocean Walk winds its way through one of the most beautiful national parks in this country and along often sheer and majestic cliffs for just over 100 kilometres. It begins in the gorgeous seaside town of Apollo Bay and ends just past Princetown at the world famous 12 Apostles. It travels through some of the most diverse and rugged landscapes in Southern Victoria. The Great Ocean Walk has been called the’ back stage’ of the Great Ocean Road. It enables you to go where the road does not. The Great Ocean Road does not always follow the coastline – the Great Ocean Walk does. At times you will be walking along beautiful, deserted, sandy beaches and then within minutes you’ll find yourself under the canopy of tall eucalypts. Around the next corner you may be surrounded by native heathland or peering from the top of menacing clifftops. And let’s not forget about the local wildlife. Kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, echidnas and a menagerie of birdlife are waiting to greet you as you pass by.
One of the great things about this walk is that you can tailor it to suit your ability. The walk is divided into different sections, some more difficult than others. You don’t have to do the entire walk. You can quite easily do sections of it. This is where Great Ocean Walk Shuttle Service comes in very handy. The walk has been built so you can ‘step on’ and ‘step off’. You can either stay in purpose built campgrounds or at the many private accommodation providers along the way. The Great Ocean Walk really is another world you need to experience and more often than not you will have it to yourself.