Allenvale camp site is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees. at Camping in the Otways, Tuesday 15 January, 2019Archive
The overflow car park at the Twelve Apostles requires all cars to vacate at the end of each day. The gate will be locked at 19:00 daily. Great Ocean Walk hikers are advised to park in the official Twelve Apostles bitumen car park or an alternative location. at Great Ocean Walk, Monday 14 January, 2019Archive
The rainwater tanks at Parker Hill Campground and Aire East Campground are currently empty - please ensure that you bring your own water supplies for your stay.
at Great Otway National Park, Friday 11 January, 2019Archive
The rainwater tank levels at the Elliot and Aire River hike-in campsites are currently 80% full. The rainwater tank levels at Blanket Bay and Cape Otway hike-in campsites are 40% full. The rainwater tank levels at Johanna Beach, Ryans Den and Devils Kitchen hike-in campsites are only 25% full. Hikers need to take care only to use what they need and to be mindful of others requiring water.
at Great Ocean Walk, Friday 11 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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