Walking and hiking enthusiasts can choose between two magnificent walking tracks along the coast: the Great Ocean Walk (greatoceanwalk.com.au), a 104km track from Apollo Bay to Gibson Steps 1km east of the Twelve Apostles, and the long-established Great South West Walk (greatsouthwestwalk.com), a superb 250km circuit starting from just outside Portland. Further sources of information include Parks Victoria (parks.vic.gov.au) and the Department of Sustainability and Environment Information Centre at 8 Nicholson St, East Melbourne (dse.vic.gov.au).

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