The rainwater tank level at the Elliot hike-in campsites is currently 80% full. The levels at Cape Otway and Johanna Beach GOW campsites are 70% full. Yhr levels at Blanket Bay and Aire River GOW campsites are 40% full. The levels at Devils Kitchen and Ryans Den GOW campsites are VERY LOW, only 15-20%. Hikers need to take care only to use what they need and to be mindful of others requiring water.
at Great Ocean Walk, Tuesday 5 March, 2019Archive
Works will soon be commencing on the construction of a new walking track in the Jamieson Track area. To ensure the safety of park visitors the Jamieson Track Camping Area, along with Jamieson Track and Godfrey Track will be closed from the 29 January, until 1 May 2019. at Jamieson Campground, Monday 21 January, 2019Archive
Kennet Wye Jeep Track and Birds Track are closed until 1 May 2019 due to track damage from land slip and tunnel erosion. at Great Otway National Park, Wednesday 14 November, 2018Archive
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, 2018Archive
Herbert’s Campground is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees. at Camping in the Otways, Thursday 17 May, 2018Archive
Wye River Road Camping Area is closed until further notice due to dangerous trees. at Wye River Road Camping Area, Wednesday 5 April, 2017Archive
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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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