Cape Bridgewater, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
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Short walks in Victoria

Meander along quiet beaches and explore rainforest, teeming with wildlife. Hike up granite slopes, walk to misty waterfalls and on through rugged coastal hinterland. Victoria's national parks offer a range of short day walks, suitable for families and the casual hiker.

Take in views of the waterfall from the elevated viewing platform on the Triplet Falls Rainforest Walk in the Great Otway Park. Experience the diverse landscapes of Shelly Beach on a stroll through fern gullies, coastal scrub, beach and rocky platforms. Or, for a dose of mountain air, head on up to the High Country for amazing views from Mt Bogong and Mt Buffalo.

Shelly Beach Walk, Great Ocean Walk, Victoria, Australia

Shelly Beach Walk

Stroll along one of the best short walks on the Great Ocean Walk, this track traverses through fern gullies, coastal scrub, beach and rocky platforms.

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

Triplet Falls Rainforest Walk

Wind through the ancient rainforest of the Otways on the Triplet Falls walk toward elevated platforms offering spectacular views of the cascades.

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Cape Bridgewater, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Cape Bridgewater Trail

Trace the carved shoreline of Bridgewater Bay to a viewing platform overlooking a busy seal colony or continue the trail through the petrified forest.

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Mount Buffalo, High Country, Victoria, Australia

The Horn Trail

The road to the carpark at The Horn, the highest point on Mt Buffalo, runs along the sheer Wall of China, an excellent introduction to the scenery...

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Bogong High Plains, High Country, Victoria, Australia

Mt Bogong via Staircase Spur Trail

Work your way to the top of Victoria's highest and most beautiful peak and experience the commanding views of this high country wilderness.

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Coastal rock formations at Cape Conran, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Cape Conran Nature Trail

Explores white sandy beaches, rock pools, boardwalks, banksia woodlands and lookouts.

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Great Ocean Walk

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