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Erskine Falls

2 weeks ago from Hamid Ashouri

Location: Erskine Falls

Erskine Falls

2 weeks ago from Hamid Ashouri

Location: Erskine Falls

Information Board

2 weeks ago from Hamid Ashouri

Location: Erskine Falls

Wreck Beach

3 months ago from Tanveer

Location: Things to do

Cormorants take flight on Lake Elizabeth

4 months ago from PHILIP SKEGGS

Location: Lake Elizabeth

A rare Bassian Thrush on the loop walk

4 months ago from PHILIP SKEGGS

Location: Lake Elizabeth

Ancient tree beside Lake Elizabeth

4 months ago from PHILIP SKEGGS

Location: Lake Elizabeth

The hidden beauty of Lake Elizabeth

4 months ago from PHILIP SKEGGS

Location: Lake Elizabeth

Evening along the Gellibrand River estuary, Great Otway National Park, Victoria.

9 months ago from Gary Rowan Higgins

Location: Great Otway National Park

Winter, Henderson Falls, Great Otway National Park

9 months ago from Gary Rowan Higgins

Location: Great Otway National Park

All-terrain wheelchairs for hire from Colac Otway and Surf Coast Shires

1 year ago from Parks Victoria

Location: All-terrain wheelchair

Hammond Road Camp Site with Wildlife

1 year ago from Peter Hurley

Location: Hammond Road Campground

Hammond Road Camp Site

1 year ago from Peter Hurley

Location: Hammond Road Campground

Hammond Road Camp Site

1 year ago from Peter Hurley

Location: Hammond Road Campground

Heath

1 year ago from Wayne

Location: Great Otway National Park

Currawong Falls

1 year ago from Wayne

Location: Great Otway National Park

Currawong Track

1 year ago from Wayne

Location: Great Otway National Park

Tiger Snakes

1 year ago from Wayne

Location: Great Otway National Park

Rockpools at Blanket Bay

1 year ago from Phil Skeggs

Location: Great Otway National Park

Sunset hike to Wreck Beach

1 year ago from Phil Skeggs

Location: Great Otway National Park

Late afternoon in the Eastern Otways

1 year ago from Phil Skeggs

Location: Great Otway National Park

Shelly Beach on the Elliot River hike

1 year ago from Phil Skeggs

Location: Great Otway National Park

Sundown at Red Rock Bluff

1 year ago from Phil Skeggs

Location: Great Otway National Park

triplet falls

1 year ago from warren

Location: Triplet Falls

The Amazing Wreck Beach

2 years ago from Paul Pavlinovich

Location: Wreck Beach

Triplet Falls

2 years ago from Hazel Pomaderris

Location: Triplet Falls

Evening light on weathered sandstone, Johanna Beach

2 years ago from Gary Rowan Higgins

Location: Great Otway National Park

Crested Terns resting at the water's edge, Johanna Beach, Great Otway National Park.

2 years ago from Gary Rowan Higgins

Location: Great Otway National Park

Upper Mousetrap Falls

2 years ago from Gary Rowan Higgins

Location: Great Otway National Park

Erskine Falls

2 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Erskine Falls

The Steps to Erskine Falls

2 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Erskine Falls

Moonlight Head

2 years ago from www.gowildimages.com

Location: Great Otway National Park

Maits Rest Board Walk

2 years ago from p whitehead

Location: Maits Rest

Wreck Beach

3 years ago from Gary Rowan Higgins

Location: Great Otway National Park

Allambee Beek Falls, Great Otway National Park

3 years ago from Gary Rowan Higgins

Location: Great Otway National Park

Hammonds Campground

3 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Hammond Road Campground

Lake Elizabeth

3 years ago from Timothy

Location: Lake Elizabeth

Sheoak falls view of the Great Ocean Road

3 years ago from James Gordon

Location: Great Otway National Park

Marie Gabrielle Anchor at Wreck Beach

4 years ago from Debashis Talukdar

Location: Marie Gabrielle anchors

Lovely spot to picnic

4 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Sheoak Picnic Area

Sheoak Falls

4 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Sheoak Picnic Area

Scenery

4 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Sheoak Picnic Area

Beautiful blues

4 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Wreck Beach

The anchor

4 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Wreck Beach

Great Ocean Walk - at low tide

4 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Johanna Beach

Aire River - Great Ocean Walk

4 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Aire River West

Sandy beach: Great Ocean Walk - at low tide

4 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Johanna Beach

Lush green ferns

4 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Triplet Falls

Erskine Falls

4 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Great Otway National Park

Blanket Bay, Great Ocean Walk - at low tideGreat Ocean Walk - at low tide

4 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Blanket Bay

Triplet Falls

4 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Triplet Falls

Great Ocean Walk

4 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Great Ocean Walk

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Change of conditions

  • Triplet Falls walking track will be closed for the day on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 for hazardous tree works. A ranger will be present to greet visitors at the start of the track to advise visitors of the closure.  at Triplet Falls
    Thursday 23 June, 2016 |
  • Erskine Falls visitor site will be closed from 8.00am until 4.00pm on Wednesday 29 June 2016 for hazardous tree works.  at Erskine Falls
    Thursday 23 June, 2016 |
  • The Hopetoun Falls walking track has been closed due to a large tree that was blocking the track. The tree has now been removed and the track is now re-opened. at Great Otway National Park
    Monday 20 June, 2016 |
  • Big Hill and Jamieson Campgrounds are closed due to seasonal track closures from 1 June 2016 until 27 October 2016 at Great Otway National Park
    Thursday 9 June, 2016 |
  • The perimeter of Cumberland Track (Lorne), South to Kennet Road (Kennet River), and areas West of the Great Otway National Park excluding Benwerrin-Mt Sabine Road will be closed for rehabilitation and hazardous tree works. Affected areas include: Wye River Road Campground; Wye River Road; Jamieson Track Campground; Curtis Track; Kennet Wye Jeep Track; Kennet Road; Bird track; Mud Road; Garvey Track; Jamieson Track; Godfrey Track; Wye Track; Cumberland Track; TW Spur Track; Coopers No. 2 track; and Sharps Road. at Great Otway National Park
    Friday 27 May, 2016 |
  • The flats (sites 24 to 40)  at  Aire River West camping area are currently closed due to flooding. Please check availability online or contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre on all 13 1963. at Aire River West
    Thursday 26 May, 2016 |
  • Due to flooding at Aire River hikers may be required to walk through sections of water. If there is no alternative route, hikers will need to be cautious and assess the depth of the water to  ensure it is safe before proceeding.  at Great Ocean Walk
    Thursday 26 May, 2016 |
  • Aire River East campground is closed from 1 June 2016 until 31 October 2016 due to wet conditions and construction of a new toilet. Camp sites are available at the Aire River West campground. at Aire River East
    Wednesday 25 May, 2016 |
  • Seasonal road closures apply to this park. See Map 20A, Map 20B, Map 20C and Map 20D for locations of the closures. at Great Otway National Park
    Wednesday 4 May, 2016 |
  • Herbert’s Campground is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees. at Camping in the Otways
    Thursday 31 March, 2016 |
Barbeque
Bird watching
Camp fires
Camping
Canoeing
Dog walking
Fishing
Fossicking for gold
Four wheel driving
Horse riding
Long walk / Multi day walk
Medium walk / Day walk
Mountain biking
Picnicking
Short walk
Snorkelling/SCUBA Diving
Surfing
Swimming
This park has been rated 5 stars by users
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The Great Otway National Park stretches from Torquay through to Princetown and up through the Otways hinterland towards Colac. The park features rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, rock platforms and windswept heathland. In the north, the park features tall forests, ferny gullies, magnificent waterfalls and tranquil lakes.

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Visitor experiences

Facilities Summary

  • Lighthouse
  • Boat Ramp
  • Rowing Launch
  • Campsites
  • Electric/Gas BBQ
  • Picnic table/seat
  • Information Shelter
  • Toilet
  • Gravel carpark
  • Sealed carpark

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Park Statistics

Established

December 2005

Area

103190ha

Contact information

Call Parks Victoria on 13 1963

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