gem icon Twelve Apostles

5 votes

Overview

These incredible rock stacks were formed from the limestone cliffs for which this area is known. The constant eroding forces of the ocean hewed large caves into the cliffside. Eventually, over the course of 10-20 million years, these caves became arches. After more time still, these arches succumbed to the ocean's blasting waves and wind, and collapsed into the 45 meter-high rock stacks that remain today.

Don't miss a sunset view of these giants!

Short Walk: Approximately 275 km from Melbourne, the drive to get here is probably the hardest part. From the visitor facility, it's a short walk to the viewpoints.

Family Friendly: This easily accessed gem provides some of the best "bang for your buck" in the area. Simply pop out of your car, walk down the well-maintained path and BAM - fun for the entire family.

Gem Type: Rock Formation

Shared by:
Tom Robson

0 Comments

Rate Gem


   Clear

4.6 from 5 votes


Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

none

Nearby Trails

60.9 mi 98.1 km
Great Ocean Walk 100s
Apollo Bay, AU
60.9 mi 98.1 km Apollo Bay, AU
Unknown
Update
60.8 mi 97.8 km
Great Ocean Walk
Apollo Bay, AU
60.8 mi 97.8 km Apollo Bay, AU
Unknown
Update
Shared by Tom Robson on Aug 2, 2016. All Page Views: 68. Last Month: 17.