Pulpit Rock, Cape Schanck

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Pulpit Rock is a rock located in Cape Schanck, Victoria, Australia. It is in the Mornington Peninsula National Park, near the Bass Strait.

Pulpit Rock is a geological formation created by volcanic activity over millions of years. Its base is called Devils Desk (see image below).

A painting of the rock by Nicholas Chevalier (1828–1902) is held in the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
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  • Breathtaking spot that is extremely popular especially on weekends and public holidays.. even with the crowds it’s definitely worth a visit. Bring water as it’s thirsty work The kids will love...  more »
  • If you are at Cape Schanck, it is a must to go down and up the steps for the pebble beach and the Pulpit Rock. We took some fantastic photos on our way down and then on the way up. Superb...  more »
  • Beautiful spot albeit far away and requires a bit of walking. Bring swimwear for a dip during low tide and remember a pair of flip flops as well lest you cut your feet!
  • Great views of Bass Straight and the Cape Shank lighthouse. This is Pulpit Rock viewed from above at a height of 80 meters by drone. Notice it is hollowed out by the rain over the centuries. All photos were taken with a DJI Phantom4 drone. You will all enjoy this place.!
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