The Grotto, Port Campbell

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The Grotto is a sinkhole geological formation and tourist attraction, found on the Great Ocean Road outside Port Campbell in Victoria, Australia. Wooden steps wind down the cliff face to the bottom, providing visibility of the sea beyond a pool at low tide.
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  • First thing in the morning tour, only one car in the parking lot. No not may be great off the bottom and come up here. Great sea view through the cave.
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  • It is a short walk to the view points of the grotto. One can walk farther and down into the grotto. The signs explain how this was formed (not ocean action, but rain water eating away at the land).  more »
  • Another picture perfect monument on this awesome stretch of coastline. See as many as you can while you can.  more »
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  • Great stop in the Great ocean road drive. Easy access and car park. Short walk along the well maintained path to the grotto. After few steps you can actually see the water coming in towards the grotto and you from the view point. Great place to capture some incredible pictures. Worth the stop. Average time spent at the grotto is around 20 mins.
  • So nice! A short walk (easy access for wheelchairs) leads to an amazing lookout from which you can see the grotto from above. Then some stairs will take you down. Both views are amazing, especially if the ocean is wild. A bit different from the rocks that you can see from the other places along the road, highly recommend a stop.
  • Wonderful nature! There were just couples of people when we were there. Glad to experience the serenity of the place.
  • Only one word, stunning! I was left speachless after such views, my wife wants to move there if it keeps me that quiet!
  • Beautiful view and a moderate walk. To get down to the actual grotto you need to be able to walk down quite a few stairs but there is a very easy walk to the top view point.
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