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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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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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

Hopetoun Falls has a viewing platform 20 metres from the carpark which offers spectacular views of the falls as they crash...

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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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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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Otway Coast Hamlet Beaches

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Otways Walks And Waterfalls Guide

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Red Rock (Volcanic) Lookout

The Red Rock lookout, 12km from Colac, is one of Australia’s youngest volcanoes....

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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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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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