Great Ocean Walk - Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles
104km of stunning scenery well serviced by conveniently located accommodation and guided walk options.
Turtons Track - Tanybryn to Beech Forrest
An enticing 20km stretch of road that winds its way through the towering rainforest trees of the Otway National Park.
Triplet Falls - Great Otway National Park
Just one of several majestic waterfalls that can be easily found within the Otway Country to Coast Region.
The Otway Fly Tree Top Adventure - Otway Rainforest
The tallest and longest tree top walk in the world and is easily accessed from your Otway accommodation.
Maits Rest Rainforest Trail - Great Otway National Park
A self-guided rainforest boardwalk through beautiful fern gardens and giant rainforest trees up to 300 years old.
The Otway NouriShed - Ferguson
Just one of the many interesting eateries and stores to be found in the Otways. Worth a visit just to look around.
11 Jun > 11 Jun 2017
Run Forrest Trail Run
01 Jul > 30 Sep 2014
29 Jul > 30 Jul 2017
Apollo Bay Writers Festival - Last Weekend in July
18 Aug > 20 Aug 2017
International Lighthouse Weekend
Something new around every corner
There is no doubt the Great Ocean Road Scenic Drive and coastline is spectacular and there is no better place to break your trip than in one of the most stunning areas in Australia, where the Great Ocean Road meets the Otway rainforest and rolling hinterlands. As you travel the winding roads through the region you’ll be treated to sights of dramatic cliffs and crashing waves at remote and beautiful Cape Otway and the secluded beaches along the shores of beautiful Johanna. Head inland to experience one of Australia's most majestic rainforests, immerse yourself amongst the tall trees, ancient plant life and lush ferns of the Otway Ranges. Stop and take a stroll through the giant tree ferns at Maits Rest or explore high waterfalls in the national park's narrow valleys, ranging from the impressive Triplet Falls and Hopetoun Falls to unnamed secluded falls cascading over fern-fringed pools.
DISCOVER THE SUPER, NATURAL SIGHTS OF THE OTWAYS
The unique attractions of the Otways
Head inland and you'll discover some of Australia's best rainforest scenery. Immerse yourself in the Otway Ranges tall trees, Experience the full beauty of a rainforest like never before on the World famous Otway Fly Tree Top Walk. Climb to the top of Australia's oldest mainland lighthouse or try the Great Ocean Walk, weave through National Parks, stroll deserted beaches and gaze over pristine marine parks. Organise a local guide to take you on one of the many walks and tracks found throughout the region and discover some of the region’s fascinating fungi, native orchids or enchanting glow worms. Take a helicopter ride over the 12 Apostles for an unforgettable experience, or stop browse through some local establishments – you never know what you may find.
EXPERIENCE EVERYTHING THE OTWAYS HAS TO OFFER
One day in the Otways is never enough
Stay overnight, or better still stay several nights to give yourself time to enjoy the Otways as they were meant to be enjoyed – leisurely. The Otway Country to Coast region offers a huge range of unique accommodation options from Camping and Caravanning to Cabins, Lodges, Cottages and Houses. Choose between Bed and Breakfast, fully self contained or even organise an in-house chef. The options are endless. Whether you are a couple looking for something romantic, a family looking for a home away from home, or a group looking for accommodation large enough to cater for you all in comfort, you’ll find what you are looking for in the Otways. Each place offering there own special Otway experience.
THERE ARE SO MANY PLACES TO STAY IN THE OTWAYS
Don't just feast your eyes, feast on some of our local produce.
With accommodation options to suit every taste, its not surprising the Otways has tastes to suit any occasion. Perhaps it’s a tasty lunch of local Otway produce prepared by a local chief while you take in spectacular views across rolling hills to the coastline or specially prepared picnic to enjoy on a secluded beach. A hearty pub meal in front of a warming fire, a glass of wine and some nibbles as you watch the sun set from a bistro balcony or an indulgent organic degustation dinner to rival a top city restaurant, the choice is yours and there’s no shortage of choice.
GET A TASTE FOR OTWAY FOOD & DINING