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Cormorants take flight on Lake Elizabeth

4 days ago from PHILIP SKEGGS

Location: Lake Elizabeth

A rare Bassian Thrush on the loop walk

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Location: Lake Elizabeth

Ancient tree beside Lake Elizabeth

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Location: Lake Elizabeth

The hidden beauty of Lake Elizabeth

4 days ago from PHILIP SKEGGS

Location: Lake Elizabeth

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

5 months ago from Gary Rowan Higgins

Location: Great Otway National Park

Winter, Henderson Falls, Great Otway National Park

5 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

1 year ago from Paul Pavlinovich

Location: Wreck Beach

Triplet Falls

1 year 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

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Location: Erskine Falls

The Steps to Erskine Falls

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Location: Erskine Falls

Moonlight Head

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Location: Great Otway National Park

Maits Rest Board Walk

2 years ago from p whitehead

Location: Maits Rest

Wreck Beach

2 years ago from Gary Rowan Higgins

Location: Great Otway National Park

Allambee Beek Falls, Great Otway National Park

2 years ago from Gary Rowan Higgins

Location: Great Otway National Park

Hammonds Campground

2 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

3 years ago from Debashis Talukdar

Location: Marie Gabrielle anchors

Lovely spot to picnic

3 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Sheoak Picnic Area

Sheoak Falls

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Location: Sheoak Picnic Area

Scenery

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Location: Sheoak Picnic Area

Beautiful blues

3 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Wreck Beach

The anchor

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Location: Wreck Beach

Great Ocean Walk - at low tide

3 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Johanna Beach

Aire River - Great Ocean Walk

3 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Aire River West

Sandy beach: Great Ocean Walk - at low tide

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Location: Johanna Beach

Lush green ferns

3 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Triplet Falls

Erskine Falls

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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

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Great Ocean Walk

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Change of conditions

  • A section of the Great Otway National Park, from Allenvale south to and including Grey River Road and west to Benwerrin-Mt Sabine Road is closed due to fire. Map of closed area. The following visitor and camping areas remain closed: Wye River Road, Jamieson Track and Sharps Track camping areas;Sheoak and Grey River picnic areas; Godfrey Beach Access; Kalimna Falls, Henderson Falls, The Canyon and Castle Rock walking tracks; Sheoak Falls walking track (above the falls); Cumberland Falls walking track above Jebb’s Pool. For fire information go to www.emergency.vic.gov.au at Great Otway National Park
    Friday 22 January, 2016 |
  • Due to low rainfall a number of the rainwater tanks along the Great Ocean Walk are now empty, while the levels in others is extremely low. Parks Victoria endeavour to top up the tanks when possible but rainwater availability cannot be guaranteed at each campsite. Please use the remaining water wisely. Hikers are responsible for their own water requirements and we recommend arranging water drops if possible. at Great Ocean Walk
    Tuesday 12 January, 2016 |
  • There will be tree felling in the plantation on Melanesia Track in January and February 2016. Hikers should be aware of increased vehicle activity in the immediate vicinity. at Great Ocean Walk
    Tuesday 12 January, 2016 |
  • Herbert’s Campground is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees. at Camping in the Otways
    Friday 26 September, 2014 |
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Bird watching
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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
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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

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