The Grotto Day Visitor Area (Port Campbell National Park)

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The Grotto Day Visitor Area (Port Campbell National Park)

The Grotto is perhaps the most enchanting of all the rock formations. Part-blowhole, part archway, part-cave, it offers a peaceful place to enjoy the sea views and soak in the wonders of nature. Enjoy stunning coastal panoramas from the upper platform before descending to The Grotto.

How to get there

The Grotto Day Visitor Area (Port Campbell National Park)

Facilities

Lookout

Need to know

The Grotto Day Visitor Area (Port Campbell National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Slippery rocks
  • Water hazards
    • Strong currents
    • Rough Surf
    • Deep water
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Other warnings
    • Vehicles

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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