Small region big trophy cabinet - award winning, cheese, whisky and wine. Crowd pleasing chocolate, crayfish, ice cream, yoghurt, strawberries and beer.
Visit these businesses as part of a 70km loop that includes the coastal attractions east and west of Port Campbell. Look for a map at a local business or pick one up from the Visitor Information Centre in Port Campbell. Call the Visitor Information Centre on 1300 137 255 for details on seasonal openings.
And don't forget to look for local products on the menus of our wonderful restaurants and cafe's.
Road Conditions: All on bitumen except for the optional side trip out to the historic trestle bridge. Road narrows and doesn’t have a dividing line at times between Peterborough and Timboon. Cars are required to put two wheels on a gravel shoulder to allow other vehicles to pass.
"Award Winning" Apostle Whey Cheese is situated in the heart of the Heytesbury Settlement and provides visitors with free tastings of a range of delicious cheeses made on farm in our purpose built factory. A DVD shows how the cheese is made as well as some of the farm practices we adopt.
There are strawberries and then there are Timboon strawberries! Taste the legend. See where food originates. Talk to the owner-operators. Berry World TImboon is a pick-your-own berry fruit experience that creates or revives memories.
Nestled in a wooded valley opposite the Great Otway Natioanl Park, just minutes from the Southern Ocean. G.O.R.G.E Chocolates offers an alluring side journey whilst visiting the 12 Apostles. located 13km from the 12 Apostles G.O.R.G.E Chocolates is fast becoming a must to do on the local food and wine loop. Free samples, chocolates made daily.
Newton`s Ridge Estate produces a range of handcrafted wines under the Newton`s Ridge label, from estate grown grapes first planted in 1998. All of our wines show the characteristics of grapes grown in cool climates with long ripening periods. They have intense flavours, are soft on the palate and have lingering, clean finishes.
The Timboon Cheesery (formally the Mousetrap Café) is a must do on the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail. Sample the handmade cheeses and delights of local producers and relax in a magnificent garden surround by the scenic farmland.
Timboon Ice Creamery the new home of Timboon Fine Ice Cream. Open from 10 - 5pm the visitor centre will welcome everyone to enjoy their luxury ice cream, sundaes and other indulgent treats.
The Timboon Railway Shed Distillery is situated in a renovated railway goods shed, dating from circa 1910, and now offers visitors the unique experience of seeing and learning a bit about whisky distilling.