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Port Campbell, Australia: A Simple Overview Mar 13

Nestled on the coast on the western end of the Great Ocean Road is one of Victoria’s cutest and friendliest towns, Port Campbell. This charming little place is not only in a beautiful location but has everything you would want from a great holiday destination. The following are just some of the reasons you should stop in and pay a decent length visit to Port Campbell.

Location

Port Campbell is located 280 kilometres west of Melbourne and is an essential stop on any Great Ocean Road tours. This cute little hamlet will have you within striking distance of some of the biggest highlights of the Great Ocean road, such as the iconic 12 Apostles and London Bridge.

Port Campbell, Australia

History

Port Campbell was established as a community in 1870, building its first wharf 10 years later. Famous as the sight of some major shipwrecks, Port Campbell has slowly grown to be one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Great Ocean Road, and has a population on just over 600 actual residents.

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