Walking & hiking
Walk the Great Ocean Road region's stunning coastal tracks and ancient rainforest trails and see breathtaking ocean views or dramatic waterfalls. Visit a national park or state reserve for a range of walking tracks and trails to suit all levels of fitness. Find a picnic spot or watch for native wildlife amongst lush trees or on pristine sandy beaches.
Great Ocean Walk
Step on and off the track in style along Victoria's spectacular west coast, stretching 104 kilometres from the idyllic resort town of Apollo Bay to within sight of the magnificent 12 Apostles. Weave through beautiful national parks, walk deserted beaches and gaze over pristine marine sanctuaries. Choose from short trails, day walks or or pitch your tent at wildly picturesque spots along the way on an overnight trek.
Great Otway National Park
Immerse yourself in some of Australia's best rainforest scenery in the Otway Ranges amongst tall trees, ancient plant life and lush ferns. Walk among giant tree ferns at Maits Rest or experience the full beauty of the rainforest on the Otway Fly Tree Top Walk. Discover high waterfalls in the national park's narrow valleys, ranging from the impressive Triplet Falls to secluded falls over fern-fringed pools. View the dramatic cliffs and secluded beaches along the shore on the Cape Otway to Rainbow Falls Trail.
Surf Coast Walk
Take on the whole 66 kilometres or choose a section of the Surf Coast Walk that runs from Torquay to Lorne. Take in the rich ochre cliffs of Bells Beach, wander through coastal forests of leafy green eucalypts, and marvel at the deep blue waters of Bass Strait.
Journey from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Walk, weaving through national parks, deserted beaches and rugged coastal scenery.