Waterfall, Great Otway National Park, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
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Waterfalls

Hear the roar of falling droplets pounding into the waters below at spectacular waterfalls and cascades in the narrow valleys of the Otway Ranges and surrounding Great Ocean Road region. Base yourself at Lorne or Apollo Bay for scenic forest drives and relaxing walks and picnics.

Erskine Falls, Lorne, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Erskine Falls

Feel the fine mist from the water cascading 30 metres into the lush valley of the Erskine River. One of the most popular waterfalls in the Otways.

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Triplet Falls, Great Otway National Park, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Triplet Falls

Wander through ancient rainforest to reach the three distinct, impressive cascades of the Triplet Falls in the Great Otway National Park.

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Beauchamp Falls, Beech Forest, Great Otway National Park, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Beauchamp Falls

Walk through magnificent mountain ash forests with thick ferns to arrive at the spectacle of the falls crashing over a ledge into a large pool.

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Hopetoun Falls, Beech Forest, Great Otway National Park, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Holger Leue

Hopetoun Falls

Descend through glades of tree ferns and soak up the spray as the Hopetoun Falls plummet 30 metres into the Aire River in the Great Otway National Park.

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Hopkins Falls, Cudgee, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Hopkins Falls

See water drop like a curtain across the 90-metre wide Hopkins Falls, a short drive from Warrnambool. Watch for baby eels during the winter migration.

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Cora Lynn Cascades

Cora Lynn Cascades

The beautiful Cora Lynn Cascades flow over a series of exposed shale ledges. A 90-minute, strenuous return walk from Blanket Leaf picnic ground, off Erskine Falls Road.

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Currawong Falls

Currawong Falls

The Currawong Falls are at their best in the winter and spring and the site offers fine views of the surrounding countryside. A 4-hour return walk from the Distillery Creek picnic ground.

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Little Aire Falls

Little Aire Falls

Walk through magnificent fern gullies and mountain ash forests, highlighted by a viewing platform elevated seven metres in the canopy overlooking the Little Aire Falls. A 2-hour return walk, located off Lavers Hill-Beech Forest Road.

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Marriners Waterfalls

Marriners Waterfalls

View magnificent tree ferns, lichens and mosses, with a close view of the falls. A 40-minute return walk, located at the end of the Barham River Road.

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Phantom Falls

Phantom Falls

Spectacular falls along the St Georges River from the Allenvale Road car park. A 90-minute return walk, 2 kilometres out of Lorne.

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Sheoak Falls

Sheoak Falls

While not falling for a great distance, the water passes over a dark rock face within a natural amphitheatre, making for spectacular viewing. An hours return walk to the falls from the car park, 3 kilometres south of Lorne, off the Great Ocean Road.

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Kalimna Falls

Kalimna Falls

Tall rainforest trees and dense tree ferns fringe the falls. A 3.5-hour return return walk from the Sheoak picnic ground, off Allendale Road.

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