Follow the river to the rivermouth & enjoy the magnificent, secluded beach of
Princetown is a beautiful, small coastal hamlet just six kilometres east of the famous 12 Apostles. The town has a pub which doubles as a general store and a post office, so if you are looking for loads of nightlife you have come to the wrong place. Princetown offers seclusion in magnificent natural surroundings. The Gellibrand River is right next to the town and has significant wetlands crammed full of birdlife. A boardwalk winds its way through some of these wetlands. The rivermouth is just a short walk away and opens on to Clifton Beach which has great surfing and fishing. Tourists very rarely find themselves on this beach – you’ll have it to yourself. Princetown accommodation is limited but what there is will make you feel right at home.
Here are a few of the best options for
Located at Clifton Beach in Princetown, Clifton Beach Lodge offers guests a gorgeous location near the Princetown rivermouth. Guests can choose from either two or one bedroom cabins. An ideal location to base yourself when you are doing the final stages of the Great Ocean Walk.
12 Apostles Bed and Breakfast sits on a small hill close to the 12 Apostles. It is a cosy, traditional bed and breakfast establishment. Surrounded by much loved gardens this B&B is about as close as you can get to the 12 Apostles. If you want to see sensational sunrises & sunsets then a stay here is a good idea. You can see both from here! This place is a good choice to put your feet up after a hard day’s walking on the trail.
Princetown accommodation is limited but what is available is sensational and this new establishment is no exception. MnM Rehab is one out of the box. There is nothing like this. They offer a variety of accommodation options including a B&B, a self contained cottage and a large guesthouse. All of this is on a 45 acre property with unspoilt, native forest and a large botanical garden. Just a short drive from Princetown.
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