Nature and Wildlife

Beaches

One of the best ways to explore the coastline is by renting a kayak or stand-up-paddle board. You can even take a trip out by boat or kayak to visit the local seal colony at...

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Great Otway National Park

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Trails and Lookouts

Mount Defiance through to Petticoat Creek has many stops for the traveller to take in the awe-inspiring scenery. Stop for a photo or stay longer to explore the coastal trails and secluded beaches,...

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Waterfalls

Otway national park waterfalls are beautiful and abundant....

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Wildlife

The Otways are home to many of Australia's favourite locals including kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, platypus, koalas, glow worms, birds, seals, penguins and even the occasional migrating whale....

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Wildlife in the Otways

The Otways are home to many of Australia’s favourite locals including kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, platypus, koalas,...

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Great Otway National Park

The Great Otway National Park stretches from Torquay through to Princetown and up through the Otway hinterlands towards Colac....

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Lookouts of the Otway Coast Hamlets

The stunning coastline on the Great Ocean Road around the Otway Coast Hamlets is unforgettable.  Mount Defiance through to...

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Waterfalls in the Otways

The Great Otway National Park is peppered with stunning waterfalls that are only a short drive away.  There’s the cascading...

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Whale Watching in the Otways

Did you know? Humpbacks use their massive tail fin to propel themselves through the water and sometimes out of...

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Otway Coast Hamlet Beaches

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The view of Warrion Hill over Red Rock Winery in Alvie

Historical towns and the volcanic lakes drive

The Otways and the Colac region is full of a lot of hidden secrets! On today’s tour we’ll take you to some of the...

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Otways Walks And Waterfalls Guide

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Wildlife on the Otway Coast

The beautiful Otways are a paradise for a rich collection of flora and fauna and provide the visitor with lots of opportunities...

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Red Rock (Volcanic) Lookout

Red Rock lookout is about 12kms from Colac and is one of Australia’s youngest volcanoes. There’s a viewing platform...

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Discovering Nature's Wonders in Colac

Nestled in the heart of the Great Ocean Road region, the charming town of Colac offers a delightful blend of natural beauty and...

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Be Inspired

Only have 48hrs in the Otways? Here's your guide.

The Otways is enchanting, captivating, picturesque and just two hours west of Melbourne. If you’ve only got 48-hours to spend in the area,...

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Top 10 Things to do in the Otways

There are so many fantastic Otways attractions that showcase nature at its best, making a trip here an unforgettable one. Below we have put together...

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A Guide to Unearthing the Secrets of the Otways

I grew up with the Otways National Park as my backyard, so it’s an incredibly special place for me that’s close to...

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Rediscover Awe and Wake up to the Otways

A weekend of fresh air, mother nature at her finest and fulfilling wanderlust right at your back door. Welcome back to the...

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Finding Glow Worms in the Otways

Melba Gully is one of the best places in the Great Otway National Park to discover Glow Worms. During the day Melba Gully is a perfect setting for...

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.