Planned burning operations are scheduled in this park which will result in Ixodia Track, Firebreak Track, Powerline Track, Tree Creeper Track and Black Wattle Walking Track being closed from the time of ignition until the area is declared safe. Ignition of the burn is scheduled from Friday 20 April 2018 and is subject to favourable weather. Check the status of current planned burns at www.vic.gov.au/plannedburnsat Great Otway National Park, Wednesday 18 April, 2018Archive
Planned burning operations are scheduled in this park which will result in the Anglesea Perimeter Walk Track and surrounding area being closed from the time of ignition until the area is declared safe. Ignition of the burn is scheduled from Friday 20 April 2018 and is subject to favourable weather. Check the status of current planned burns at www.vic.gov.au/plannedburnsat Great Otway National Park, Wednesday 18 April, 2018Archive
Some areas of Aire River West Campground are currently inaccessible due to flooding. at Great Otway National Park, Thursday 5 April, 2018Archive
There is untreated tank water currently available at each of the GOW hike-in campsites at the following levels: Elliot hike-in campsite – 80% full Blanket Bay hike-in campsite – 40% full Cape Otway hike-in campsite – 50% full Aire River hike-in campsite – 50% full Johanna hike-in campsite – 90% full Ryans Den hike-in campsite – 20% full Devils Kitchen hike-in campsite – 20% full There is also untreated rainwater available at each of the vehicle based campsites in the West Otways.
at Great Ocean Walk, Tuesday 3 April, 2018Archive
Toilets at Sheoak Picnic Area are closed until further notice due to septic system failure. Six portable toilets are provided onsite as an alternative. at Sheoak Picnic Area, Friday 29 December, 2017Archive
Wye River Road Camping Area is closed until further notice due to dangerous trees.
at Wye River Road Camping Area, Wednesday 5 April, 2017Archive
Herbert’s Campground is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees.
at Camping in the Otways, Thursday 30 March, 2017Archive
Fossicking for gold
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Medium walk / Day walk
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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.
Aboriginal Traditional Owners
Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria