Loch Ard Gorge Geology Walk (Port Campbell National Park)


Loch Ard Gorge Geology Walk (Port Campbell National Park)

Discover the secrets of the forces that shape this iconic coastline on this easy self guided walk. In winter, make sure you are rugged up and hold onto your hats as the wind of the Southern Ocean is strong. Also, keep a lookout for orchids, and the elusive Rufous Bristlebird.

How to get there

Loch Ard Gorge Geology Walk (Port Campbell National Park)



Need to know

Loch Ard Gorge Geology Walk (Port Campbell National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


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


  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs

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.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Saddle Lookout - access change

From mid-September 2021 there will be no access to the Saddle and Castle Rock viewing areas while a new lookout is being built. 

Visitors can continue to enjoy the other lookouts, boardwalks and visitor areas at the Twelve Apostles and the other spectacular visitor sites in the Port Campbell National Park.

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