About Us

Cape Bridgewater is about halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne on the Great Ocean Road. The village has only about 50 houses scattered in amongst the hills and tea tree around the magnificent Bridgewater Bay. Two Capes jut out from the Bay to the East and West. The beach is one of the safest surf beach in Australia.

There is a small licenced Cafe situated right on the beach which offers meals and great coffee.
The Cape Bridgewater Coastal Camp, is located on a hill with ocean views, is a 5 minute walk to the beach.

The Camp has 5 types of accommodation:

  • A 4 bedroom house, with spa and large deck looking down along the beach
  • Two fully self contained Cabins, one 2 bedroom and one 5 bedroom
  • Bunk accommodation in several rooms, some with ensuites
  • Powered camp sites
  • Non powered camp sites

There are 2 large commercial kitchens, a toilet and shower block, and laundry.

There are a plethora of activities in the area. The more popular ones are the Seals by Sea Tours boat ride to the largest mainland colony of Fur Seals in Australia; the magnificent walking tracks on the Great South West Walk; a stroll along Bridgewater beach and a coffee at the cafe on the beach; the Blowholes and Petrified Forest; surf the small waves on the beach; or try catching a fish off the rocks. Portland is a 15 minute drive and also offers a number of attractions, including the Maritime Centre and the Cabletram, and Nelson, on the Glenelg river, is a 30 minute drive and offers cruises on the river.