The dramatic and imposing limestone cliffs that are the
backdrop to the Apostles tower up to 70 metres, while
the tallest of the Twelve Apostle rock stacks is
45 metres high.
Visitors to the Twelve
Apostles begin their remarkable experience of the
towering rock stacks from the interpretative centre. The
$5.5 million centre has been designed to blend into the
local environment and caters for more than one million
people who annually visit the area complete with off
road sealed parking available. A tunnel takes you under
the Great Ocean Road to the viewing platforms.
Sunrise and sunset offer particularly impressive views
as the Twelve Apostles change colour from dark and
foreboding in shadow to brilliant sandy yellow under a
A great way to see the 12 Apostles is from the air.
Operators offer helicopter and fixed-wing joy flights
all year round.
Twelve Apostles Accommodation along the Great Ocean Road
by the Twelve Apostles is varied. Small hotels, lodges,
B&B, holiday homes are many in the villages and towns
along the coastline.