Loch Ard Gorge Living on the Edge Walk (Port Campbell National Park)

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Loch Ard Gorge Living on the Edge Walk (Port Campbell National Park)

On Mutton Bird Island from September to April you can witness the Shearwaters (Mutton Birds) arriving at dusk. Experience the surging sound and power of the Southern Ocean againist the sea cliffs. Follow the Living on the Edge Walk to Broken Head. Look out for Thunder Cave.

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Loch Ard Gorge Living on the Edge Walk (Port Campbell National Park)

Facilities

Carpark

Need to know

Loch Ard Gorge Living on the Edge Walk (Port Campbell National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Rough Surf
    • Deep water
    • Strong currents
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Unstable cliffs
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area
  • 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.

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.

Closure due to COVID-19

Under the direction of the Chief Health Officer and in accordance with Department of Health and Human Services’ requirements, this facility will remain closed until further notice. This is to reduce the number of people moving around in the community and reduce the risk of transmission. For more information, visit www.parks.vic.gov.au/covid-19

No access to Gibson Steps beach

For public safety, the staircase to the beach at Gibson Steps is currently closed due to potentially hazardous rocks. Cliff-top lookouts remain open.

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