Upgrading the iconic lighthouse lookouts

Split Point Lookout Upgrades | 2016

Project completed | 2016

Upgrades to the existing gravel viewing platform at Split Point, Aireys Inlet were completed in 2016.

The Split Point precinct in Aireys Inlet is one of the highlights of the western Victorian coast.

Combining spectacular coastal scenery, high biodiversity, heritage buildings, beaches, Aboriginal sites and significant geological features.

Construction began in August 2016 to improve coastal access and sustainability and seating at the popular site. Works were completed in November 2016.

The key objectives for this project include:

  • Upgrade the existing gravel lookout with a new environmentally sensitive viewing platform.
  • Conserve and enhance native vegetation in the coastal reserves.
  • Enhance coastal views with an environmentally integrated viewing platform.
  • Protect the adjacent cliffs from erosion.
  • Deliver sustainable and equitable visitor opportunities for people of all mobilities.
  • Ensure visitor safety with new railings and structures.

Project Documentation

Split Point Master Plan | 2008

The viewing platform upgrades were undertaken in accordance with the principles and recommendations of the Great Ocean Road Coast Committee’s Coastal Management Plan and the Great Ocean Road Coast and Surf Coast Shire 2008 Split Point Master Plan.


Great Ocean Road Coast Committee

On 1 December 2020 GORCC transitioned to the Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks Authority. Please visit: www.greatoceanroadauthority.vic.gov.au.