Great Ocean Road
Lavers Hill to
Great Ocean Road Satellite
Image Lavers Hill to Gibsons Steps
Hill is located in the lighter coloured area in upper right of image.
The white area almost directly below this(bottom of image) is Johanna
surf beach. Exceptionally large waves break on this beach in the right
conditions. The large headland to the left of the image is Moonlight
The mouth and estuary of the Gellibrand River is visible in
upper left hand of image. The white beach in the most upper left hand
of image is the beach below Gibsons Steps.
Lavers Hill to Gibson Steps
Aerial Photos Johanna
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Great Ocean Road Facts
Lavers Hill to Gibsons Steps
Melba Gully State park is located just past Lavers Hill on the Great
Ocean Road and is well worth the walk.
Moonlight Head and Wreck Beach are located a few kilometres off the
Great Ocean Road and give access to historic ship wrecks.
Moonlight Heads has a good lookout called The Gables that is 130 metres
above sea level.
There are 366 steps down the cliffs to Wreck Beach to the west of
A walk down the historic Gibson Steps gives a unique view of the first
two of the Twelve Apostles. The steps have been concreted and modenised
to improve access and safety but in the old days these steps were hand
cut into the soft mud stone of the cliffs and were trecherous in wet
Princetown is a tiny settlement situated on a hill overlooking the
Gellibrand River flood plains and the Great Ocean Road. The mouth of
the Gellibrand River can be
accessed from just beyond the turn off to Princetown.
Princetown is home to approximately 30 people.
An interesting diversion from the Great Ocean Road is the old Great
Road turn a few kilometres past the Moonlight Head turnoff. This takes
you along the Gellibrand River flood plains back into Princetown. it is
a dirt road and should not be used after heavy rain due to flooding.