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Great Otway National Park

Lynn of Erskine Falls, Great Otway National p
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Aire River coursing over rocks, Aire Crossing
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Serenity Reach, Aire River @ Aire Crossing
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Aire Crossing campground, Great Otway Nationa
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
First dawn of Autumn 2017, Johanna Beach
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Evening light over Blanket Bay
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
The Story of Joanna, Johanna Beach
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Evening with breaking waves, Johanna Beach
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Johanna's rugged shoreline
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Evening light on sandstone, Johanna Beach
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
The tide is out: Blanket Bay_GONP
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
A stormy morning, Blanket Bay
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Morning light at Blanket Bay, Great Otway Nat
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Sea shells by the sea shore...
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Weathered by wind and wave: eons of rock
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Mossy rock exposed at low tide
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Heron on rock platform
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Sky reflected in rock strata
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Neptune's Necklace in rock platform pool
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Lower Kalimna Falls
from Victor Bodi
 
Rainbow Fungus at Distillery Creek
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
Lake Elizabeth reflection
from Cam and Cath
 
Straw Falls during heavy rain
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
Brown Goshawk at Birnum
from Kerry Vickers
 
Black Velvet Falls
from Ed Arnfield
 
Wild Dog Falls
from Ed Arnfield
 
Galliebarinda Falls
from Ed Arnfield
 
Horseshoe Falls
from Ed Arnfield
 
Dunse Falls Pennyroyal Valley
from Ed Arnfield
 
Wye River Falls
from Ed Arnfield
 
Terrace Falls Pennyroyal Valley
from Ed Arnfield
 
Wreck Beach Steps
from www.gowildimages.com
 
Shelly Beach
from www.gowildimages.com
 
Australian Owlet-nightjar near Distillery Cre
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
Beauchamp Falls
from Victor Bodi
 
Tim and Johns anchor discovery
from John Vasila
 
Distillery Creek Nature Trail
from www.gowildimages.com
 
Currawong Falls bathed in sunshine
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
Coastal heathlands near Sunnymead
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
Koala at Sunnymead
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
Mantis Orchid at Anglesea Heathland
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
Lower Kalimna Falls
from www.gowildimages.com
 
Stevensons Falls Otways NP
from Shivanee Mansfield
 
Wymbooliel Falls Pennyroyal Valley Otways NP
from Shivanee Mansfield
 
Erskine Falls Otways NP
from Shivanee Mansfield
 
Black Velvet Falls Cumberland River Otways NP
from Shivanee Mansfield
 
Acquila Falls Pennyroyal Valley Otways NP
from Shivanee Mansfield
 
Erskine Falls
from Hamid Ashouri
 
Wreck Beach
from Tanveer
 
Cormorants take flight on Lake Elizabeth
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
A rare Bassian Thrush on the loop walk
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
Ancient tree beside Lake Elizabeth
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
The hidden beauty of Lake Elizabeth
from PHILIP SKEGGS
 
Evening along the Gellibrand River estuary, G
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Winter, Henderson Falls, Great Otway National
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
All-terrain wheelchairs for hire from Colac O
from Parks Victoria
 
Hammond Road Camp Site
from Peter Hurley
 
Hammond Road Camp Site
from Peter Hurley
 
Heath
from Wayne
 
Currawong Falls
from Wayne
 
Currawong Track
from Wayne
 
Tiger Snakes
from Wayne
 
Rockpools at Blanket Bay
from Phil Skeggs
 
Sunset hike to Wreck Beach
from Phil Skeggs
 
Late afternoon in the Eastern Otways
from Phil Skeggs
 
Shelly Beach on the Elliot River hike
from Phil Skeggs
 
Sundown at Red Rock Bluff
from Phil Skeggs
 
triplet falls
from warren
 
The Amazing Wreck Beach
from Paul Pavlinovich
 
Triplet Falls
from Hazel Pomaderris
 
Evening light on weathered sandstone, Johanna
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Crested Terns resting at the water's edge, Jo
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Upper Mousetrap Falls
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Erskine Falls
from Parks Victoria
 
The Steps to Erskine Falls
from Parks Victoria
 
Moonlight Head
from www.gowildimages.com
 
Maits Rest Board Walk
from p whitehead
 
Allambee Beek Falls, Great Otway National Par
from Gary Rowan Higgins
 
Hammonds Campground
from Parks Victoria
 
Lake Elizabeth
from Timothy
 
Sheoak falls view of the Great Ocean Road
from James Gordon
 
Marie Gabrielle Anchor at Wreck Beach
from Debashis Talukdar
 
Lovely spot to picnic
from Parks Victoria
 
Sheoak Falls
from Parks Victoria
 
Scenery
from Parks Victoria
 
Beautiful blues
from Parks Victoria
 
The anchor
from Parks Victoria
 
Great Ocean Walk - at low tide
from Parks Victoria
 
Aire River - Great Ocean Walk
from Parks Victoria
 
Sandy beach: Great Ocean Walk - at low tide
from Parks Victoria
 
Lush green ferns
from Parks Victoria
 
Erskine Falls
from Parks Victoria
 
Blanket Bay, Great Ocean Walk - at low tideGr
from Parks Victoria
 
Triplet Falls
from Parks Victoria
 

Change of conditions

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  • Sharps campground and Sheoak picnic area will be closed to the public Sat 15 September due to a cycling event. at Great Otway National Park, Wednesday 12 September, 2018
  • The Upper Kalimna Falls walking track is closed until further notice due to damage to the boardwalk and lookout. The Lower Kalimna Falls are still accessible from Sheoak Picnic Area via Kalimna Walking Track and from Garvey Track via Kalimna Link Track. at Great Otway National Park, Friday 29 June, 2018
  • Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. See Map 20A, Map 20B, Map 20C, and Map 20D for locations of these closures. at Great Otway National Park, Tuesday 5 June, 2018
  • Herbert’s Campground is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees. at Camping in the Otways, Thursday 17 May, 2018
  • 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, 2017
  • Wye River Road Camping Area is closed until further notice due to dangerous trees. at Wye River Road Camping Area, Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Park Statistics

  • Established:December 2005
  • Area:103190ha
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
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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

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