The Gibson Steps are an area of cliffs on the south coast of Australia, located at. The cliffs are the first sightseeing stopoff in Port Campbell National Park for travellers heading West along the Great Ocean Road, located about 2 minutes drive from The Twelve Apostles. The name Gibson Steps refers to the staircase leading down to the stretch of beach shown to the right.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Gibsons Steps by using our Port Campbell online trip itinerary planner .
Tours to Gibsons Steps
3-Day Great Ocean Road and Grampians Tour from Melbourne BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $303
Duration: 3 days
Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour from Melbourne BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $86
Duration: 10 to 12 hours
Great Ocean Road Small Group Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $100
Duration: 13 hours
Gibsons Steps Reviews
My wife and I were here 9 days ago. There is a board sign at the entrance to the steps that states the steps are closed due to erosion. Strong waves have destroyed the bottom part of the steps. Visito... more »
We wanted to visit as part of our tour but were told we couldn’t access the beach due to high tide and strong sea. But you can still get a good picture from the top. more »
Lovely area to visit either before or after The Twelve Apostles. At low tide you can access the beach via some steep but easily traversable steps. From the bottom you can laze along the beach, walk closer to one of the Apostles and take some wonderful scenic photographs. I would imagine at sunset this would make for some incredible photo opportunities. Can be quite busy but there is plenty of space for everyone. Obviously as with a lot of the coastal areas it is definitely not recommended for swimming as the currents would pull you out to sea very quickly if not first rendering you unconscious on the rocks.
Gibson Steps is must visit place on the way to twelve apostle. The place is easily accessible by narrow steps from car parking area. It is good place to visit one of the apostle from close distance. Not advisable to swim here. Long way to walk along the sea coast.
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