Walkers of almost any ability can trek around the Otways

Discover the Great Ocean Walk, waterfalls, lush forests, cliff top walks, heritage and coastal trails. Whether you go inland or hug the rugged coast, the Otways is a place for adventure, romance and discovery.

Family Friendly Walks

Explore the Otways with the whole family on an easy...


Lookout Walks

Take in the stunning surrounds from a lookout or vantage point on your walk through the...


Short Walks

What better way to spot wildlife and get immersed in the Otways than by...


Waterfall Walks

There's not much better than being greeted with a loud giushing waterfall at the end of a...

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Great Ocean Walk

Engage your mind, body and soul as you weave your way through the Great Otway and Port Campbell National Parks. Nature’s...


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...


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...


Red Rock (Volcanic) Lookout

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


Kennett River Wildlife Walk

Stroll from the fishing platform near the Kennett River bridge along the bank to spot all kinds of wildlife particularly...


Melba Gully - Maden's Track Nature Trail

Melba Gully (Madsen’s Track), aptly known as the Jewel of the Otways, is one of the wettest places in the state....


Otway Fly Treetop Walk

The Otway Fly Tree Top Walk is located in Victoria’s magnificent Otways, providing visitors with a unique opportunity to...


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...


Maits Rest

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


Wye to Sep Beach Walk

At low tide take the stunning walk across ancient volcanic rock formations that have created beautiful rock...


Lake Elizabeth Walk

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


Grey River Picnic Reserve

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


Paddy’s Path

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


Otways Walks And Waterfalls Guide


The Redwoods

At the remarkable Californian Redwoods, let your imagination come to life along this enchanting walk, where fairytales seem to...


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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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...


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


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...


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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