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Otway Coast Hamlets

Explore the Otway Coast Hamlets, the most spectacular part of the Great Ocean...

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Outdoor Activities

The Otways are full of family friendly activities from short walks, to wildlife spotting and plenty of adventure in...

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Camping in the Otways

The best camping in the Otways is in the national parks so you can experience full immersion in this stunning natural setting...

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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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Pennyroyal

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Old Beechy Rail Trail - Image by Robbie Rose

Rail Trails through the Otways

Rail Trails are disused railway corridors that have been converted to paths for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Discover the...

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Forrest’s Adaptive Rider Friendly Trails

Nestled within the stunning backdrop of the Great Otway National Park lies the Forrest MTB Trails with its array of diverse...

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Forrest Trails Network: The Southern Loop

Having undergone a recent $2.32M redevelopment, the southern trails surround the township of Forrest and offer riders 16 great...

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Paddy”™s Path

Paddy’s Path offers beautiful views from its hillside position and connects Wye River to Separation...

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Otways Hikes

There are Otways hikes for almost any ability so it is an ideal destination for everyone. And being a cool temperate rainforest...

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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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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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Grey River Picnic Reserve

Just west of the Grey River bridge you will find a pretty, shady picnic area with beach...

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Beech Forest

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Otway Coast Hamlet Beaches

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1 Day Itinerary in the Otways

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Gellibrand

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Birds eye view of Wye River.

Wye River

Discover more about Wye River, one of our Otway Coast...

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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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Kennett River

Reconnect with Nature and the Simple Pleasures at Kennett River, an Otway Coast...

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Johanna

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Birregurra

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Lake Elizabeth Walk

Head to Lake Elizabeth hidden deep in the Otways and discover its inspiring beauty with heavily timbered flanks and calm...

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Forrest

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Maits Rest

Maits Rest is a relatively short, circuit walk virtually beside the Great Ocean Road about 15 minutes west of Apollo Bay....

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Caravan Parks in the Otways

All caravan parks in the Otways have family-friendly facilities and are ideally located for exploring the region’s...

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Be Inspired

Find out where Chef Dan Hunter likes to eat in Birregurra

When he’s not running an award-winning restaurant, Brae, Dan Hunter enjoys eating at other local establishments and spending time with his...

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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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Couples Getaway

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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 Secret to Exploring Apollo Bay and The Otways Like a Local

For me, growing up in Apollo Bay meant spending every day bathing at the beach in summer and exploring the Great Otway National Park in...

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An Otways Long Weekend - Part 3: E-Biking + Platypus Spotting

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An Otways Long Weekend - Part 2: Otway Fly Treetop Walk and Zipline

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An Otways Long Weekend - Part 1: Exploring Cape Otway and Surrounds

The wind batters our tired faces as we stretch our legs on Stringybark Track, ascending Parker...

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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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Family Activities in the Otways

The Otways are full of family friendly activities from short walks, to wildlife spotting and plenty of adventure in between. Grab the kids and...

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Easy Walks with Kids in the Otways

The whole family will love experiencing the Otways at its finest: on foot. Walkers of almost any ability can trek around and discover magical...

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Night Walk for Glow Worms in the Otways

Did you know that Glow Worms are really bioluminescent (aka glow in the dark) maggots of a mosquito like...

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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.