Port Campbell Holidays & Travel Guide

Located approximately 3 hours southwest of Melbourne, Port Campbell is a popular town on the scenic coastal tourist drive of Great Ocean Road. Surrounded by Norfolk pines and sheltered by cliffs, Port Campbell enjoys the atmosphere of a safe haven on the edge of rugged coastline and the wilds of nature. Just minutes from the Twelve Apostles, the most iconic attraction on the Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell is also home to a wonderful range of shopping and dining, swimming, surfing, fishing and other leisure and recreation activities. However Port Campbell is best known for its spectacular natural attractions including The Grotto, The Arch, London Bridge and Loch Ard Gorge. Whether you stay for a day or a week, not trip along the Great Ocean Road is complete without a stop in Port Campbell.


There are a fantastic range of Port Campbell accommodation options located throughout town, ranging from 3 to 5 stars. With options available to suit all travellers and budgets, it doesn’t matter whether you’re looking for affordable accommodation or are willing to splash out, you can enjoy waking up to the sound of waves crashing against the shore. From charming B&Bs to comfortable main street apartments, spacious hotel rooms, holiday homes with a view and cosy cottages by the shore, there’s sure to be a range of Port Campbell accommodation to suit you.

Port Campbell Holiday Packages

Port Campbell holiday packages are the ideal way to visit this beautiful coastal town as part of touring the iconic coastal drive of the Great Ocean Road. Offering the best value for money as well as an easy and affordable way to plan and book your holiday, these holiday packages allow you to make the most of your time on the Great Ocean Road and in Port Campbell. Save time and money with these Port Campbell holiday packages by combining all your travel needs into one discounted package. By bundling together the essentials like accommodation with optional extras like flights or car hire, meals, tours, travel insurance and more you can enjoy significant savings.


Enjoying a vibrant atmosphere despite its relaxed seaside holiday town status, Port Campbell is home to a wide range of attractions. Offering plenty of shopping and dining opportunities, the galleries and beaches are interspersed with Norfolk pines and shaded by sheltering cliffs. Offering some excellent fishing from local waterways and harbours, Two Mile Bay is popular with surfers. However it is the nearby natural attractions that are the biggest drawcard to Port Campbell. Just a few minutes away, the towering limestone stacks of the famous Twelve Apostles are the most popular attraction of Port Campbell and indeed the Great Ocean Road. A wonderful little drive from Port Campbell, there are also a number of sightseeing tours offered including boat and helicopter tours. There are also a number of other natural attractions nearby including the geological formation known as The Grotto, the eroded rock formation of The Arch, the collapsed archway known as London Bridge and the spectacular Loch Ard Gorge.

Getting to Port Campbell

Located just over 3 hours southwest of Melbourne, getting to Port Campbell is a beautiful scenic drive along the iconic touring route of the Great Ocean Road. There are two main routes for getting to Port Campbell from Melbourne with the most direct being 3 hours and 15 minutes via the Princes Highway without stops. Of course most people prefer to take the winding and slower, more scenic route along the Great Ocean Road which takes about 4 hours and 30 minutes without stops. There are plenty of attractions and distractions along the way so ensure you allow time for breaks and sightseeing. There are also a number of public transport options for getting to Port Campbell including V/Line trains from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station to Warrnambool with connections to Port Campbell via bus or touring companies. There are also V/Line bus services which depart Geelong and Warrnambool and travel via Apollo Bay and the Great Ocean Road to Port Campbell every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.