Surging shorebreak has caught many seasoned campaigners unawares so please be careful.
Species: Australian Salmon, trevally, snapper, gummy shark. Location: Turn off the Great Ocean Road onto Old Coach Road East 18km east of Port Campbell.
Access: Via a 650m sandy track (steep in parts) from the north of the parking area or by following the sandy banks of the Gellibrand River to itís mouth 750m.
Caution: Gravel road gives way to deep sand very quickly visitors without 4WD need to take the first opportunity to turn right when approaching the small car parking area.
Port Campbell Pier:
Great spot to try for luck. Fishing in deep water from ocean jetty
Species: Australian salmon, squid, trevally,
Location: Lord Street Port Campbell
Access: Pedestrians share access with vehicles and boat trailers launching via the crane on the pier. Access is reasonable to the upper level, steps to the lower level.
Species: Australian salmon, trevally, snapper, gummy shark
Location: 11km east of Port Campbell
Access: From car parks on the east side of the Peterborough bridge (steep sandy tracks.) Access (when the Curdies river mouth is closed) is also possible from the main car park on the west side of the bridge.
|Port Campbell: Great fun fishing from the jetty or book a fishing charter through the Info Centre. Surf fishing also popular. Peterborough: When the bream are biting the estuary attracts fishermen from all over. Salmon, snapper and gummy are caught off the beaches whilst bream, mullet and estauary perch are caught on the Curdies River.|
Princetown: The estuary of the Gellibrand river fishes well fro bream, trevally, eel and mullet. From the surf catches of salmon, snapper, trevally and gummy shark are common.
|Information about fishing along the Great Ocean Road.|
List of best baits to use for each fish species.
Detailed information on the species of fish you might expect to catch in this area.
|Port Campbell Touring Company|
|129 Currells Road Port Campbell VIC 3269|
For a unique, memorable touring experience along the majestic Great Ocean Road and scenic surrounds. Take to the road with John your experienced tour guide with 25 years as a ranger with Parks Victoria and an extensive knowledge of the flora, fauna, history and geology of the region.
Full Day, Half Day & Chartered Tours
|Port Campbell Boat Charters|
|32 Lord Street Port Campbell VIC 3269|
Note: Tours not operating until Nov/Dec due to pier maintenance. Book Now for Christmas Holidays
Scenic tours, fishing trips, snorkeling and diving. The one Great Ocean Road experience you should not miss! Exceptional up close and personal views of the coastal formations and comprehensive interpretation of coastal geology and shipwreck history.
|12 Apostles Carpark Great Ocean Road Port Campbell VIC 3269|
Experience a breathtaking flight over the most spectacular coastal scenery in Australia.
|Scomberg Road Peterborough VIC 3270|
9 hole course 10 km from Port Campbell Open Daily
Green fee players most welcome to be treated to some of the world's most spectacular scenery. Located on the dunes you will remember your round of golf at Peterborough. Call into the clubhouse and have a drink with the locals.
|Wildlife encounters are common along the Great Ocean Road so be very aware, especially at dusk when activity is more prolific.|
Also be aware of vehicles following make sure you stop or divert safely.
|V-LINE Bus 136 196|
Operates every Friday all year
Monday and Friday in December & January
Bus stop outside Port Campbell Surf Lifesaving Club
|Grafton Road Warrnambool VIC 3280|
Horse Racing is conducted throughout the year at Warrnambool approximately 54kms from Port Campbell.
Warrnambool Racing Club is known the world over for its 3 day May Racing Carnival the highlight of which is the Grand Annual Steeplechase. More Information 03 5562 2211