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The Great Otway National Park stretches from Torquay through to Princetown and up through the Otways hinterland towards Colac. The park features rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, rock platforms and windswept heathland. In the north, the park...more
Great Ocean Rd, Hordern Vale, Victoria 3221, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Otway is a must to stop going Great Ocean Road. See the beaches, see the nature. Relax and have fun.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JGBC2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely drive just off the Great Ocean Road. If you see cars parked up the occupants have usually spotted one of the numerous koalas perched high in the trees.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ajb1207
Reviewed 6 December 2018

In some parts of the park there are many dead trees. After asking why this is the case, it seems that some worms eat the bark of these trees. In addition the koala's eat the leaves of the worm infested trees, after which the trees...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We spent 5 days doing the Great Ocean Walk from Apollo Bay - 12 Apostles. Much of this walk is completed through the beautiful Otway National Park. So many great things to see in this National Park and much of it only accessible on foot....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mewett_Family
Reviewed 2 November 2018

The drive through the Otways was gorgeous enough, and stopping for a walk trail at Lake Elizabeth was wonderful, then going down to the forest proper was like entering the land of dinosaurs. As a West Aussie I'm not used to seeing that kind of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jess O
Reviewed 19 September 2018

So basically you can visit this National Park and visit all different Waterfalls and Walking Trails withing the park. This National Park has some of the best scenery and views whilst driving alone. But just beware, the roads can be very narrow.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Great Otway National Park A lovely national park with windy roads through the forest. Cape Otway is quite large and houses Cape Otway lighthouse, Otway Fly Centre, Otway ranges, Triplet Falls which were lovely, fern forests and parts of the Great Ocean Road. Well worth...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 28 May 2018

With one day off and the lighthouse on our radar we came here to enjoy the afternoon. The place is huge, but luckily there are tons of koalas that look great. Also had two in my arms, their hair is so soft, I think my...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank balduintock4
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Make a great weekend visit to Otway National Park , go to Lighthouse on a sunset tour ran by local guy Mark, who is based in 'Bimbi' Caravan Park in Otway N.P. Also go for a walk into the Great Giant Sequoih trees. Learn about...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a huge and dynamic National Park. Due to it's size there is a variety of activities, views, places to eat and stay from camping to great hotels.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from Marcusact | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee to enter the National Park that I saw, just a lot of stopping places along the coast. However, there will be a cost for food and accommodation if stopping in the area for the night.