The Arch Day Visitor Area (Port Campbell National Park)

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The Arch Day Visitor Area (Port Campbell National Park)

Shaped by ferocious Southern Ocean swells, The Arch sits precariously atop a rock platform. Step out onto one of two viewing platforms to enjoy panoramas of the Twelve Apostles. Learn about the unique limestone formation; and how the waves continually shape and erode them.

How to get there

The Arch Day Visitor Area (Port Campbell National Park)

Facilities

Lookout

Need to know

The Arch Day Visitor Area (Port Campbell National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • No generators
  • No firearms allowed
  • No drones without a permit

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Rough Surf
  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
  • 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.

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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