Loch Ard Gorge (Port Campbell National Park)


Loch Ard Gorge (Port Campbell National Park)

Stunning natural beauty, a sandy shore enclosed by sheer limestone cliffs. Named after the most famous shipwreck along the coast, the small sandy beach was where the two shipwreck survivors were found in 1878. View the coast from the lookout or take one of the three walks and explore.

How to get there

Loch Ard Gorge (Port Campbell National Park)



Need to know

Loch Ard Gorge (Port Campbell National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No camping
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No fishing
  • No generators
  • No horses
  • No swimming


  • Water hazards
    • Rough Surf
    • Strong currents
    • Deep water
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area
  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Slippery rocks
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.
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