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Otways Tourist Park

03 5235 8357

Located in Gellibrand River at the foot of the Otway Ranges, Otways Tourist Park is a great alternative to the hustle and bustle of a seaside resort. All sites are set in a beautiful green garden setting with many facilities to ensure your comfort.

The town is located 26 kilometres from Colac on the Colac-Lavers Hill Road which continues on to Apollo Bay. Potteries and wineries are within a short distance from the park.

The park has a solar heated swimming pool, television and games rooms and adventure playground to keep the children occupied. The park boasts two barbecue areas and campers will enjoy the fully equipped camp kitchen. They have an on-site Kiosk selling bread, milk, ice cream and other food and camping items, gas and ice.

The town has a well stocked general store with cafe which is fully licensed and historic Country Hotel which serves cold drinks and meals.

The park is within a 20 minute drive from the Otway Fly Tree Top Walk and within easy reach of Lorne, Apollo Bay, the 12 Apostles, Otway Light House and Otway National Park. The area boasts many walking tracks including the recently opened Old Beechy Rail Trail, a scenic walking and biking track connecting Colac and Beech Forest, passes through the park which is the located on the site of the old Gellibrand Railway Station. Carlisle State Forrest is within walking distance.

The surrounding area feature some of the best waterfalls in the Otways, such as Triplet, Beauchamp and Hopetoun Falls. These are all within a 30 minute drive. Melba Gully, known as the 'Jewel of the Otways' is only a 30 minute drive. This beautiful, cool rainforest park is famous for its flora walks and displays of glow-worms at night.

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Price & booking

Deluxe En-suite Villas

6 Rooms

Self-contained two bedroom Villas with en-suite, fully equipped kitchen, deck with outdoor setting and private BBQ. Bedrooms have reverse cycle air conditioning. Main bedroom has a queen size bed, second bedroom has either single beds or bunks. Villas are well spaced with bush views assuring your ultimate privacy. All Villas have satellite TV. Pets not allowed in cabins.

Type Valid Price
Per Night
Rate per double, extra person $15, sleeps up to six. Linen provided for main bed only. Linen for other beds available at $10 per bed per stay.
28/10/15 - 27/10/16 $130.00 - $170.00

Motel Type Units

4 Rooms

Air-conditioned units consisting of a Living room with Kitchenette, separate Bedroom which sleeps up to 4 persons sleeps three people (one double and two single) and Bathroom. Units have a fridge, microwave oven, tea and coffee making facilities and TV. There is a Camp Kitchen adjacent to the units.

Type Valid Price
Per Night
Rate is per double, extra person $25.
28/10/15 - 27/10/16 $100.00 - $120.00

Powered Sites

40 Rooms

There are 40 powered sites of which eight are en-suited. All sites are grassed in landscaped setting. Sites are large (12 metres by 12 metres) and mostly shaded.

Type Valid Price
Per Night
Rates are per double for powered sites. Add $10 for en-suited sites. Extra adult, $16 to $18, children between three and 15, $7
28/10/15 - 27/10/16 $36.00 - $42.00

Camping Sites (unpowered)

20 Rooms

Large camping area with fully equipped camp kitchen and BBQ facilities. All are grassed and are spacious, set in a garden setting.

Type Valid Price
Per Night
Rate per double, extra adult $16 to $18, children between three and 15 years, $7
28/10/15 - 27/10/16 $32.00 - $38.00

En-suited Powered Sites

8 Rooms

These are large grassed sites with private En-suite Bathrooms consisting of toilet, shower and vanity unit.

Type Valid Price
En-suited Powered sites
Nightly Rate, per double. Extra adult $18 to $20, children between three and fifteen, $9 to $10 per night.
28/10/15 - 27/10/16 $45.00 - $52.00

Fully Self-contained Cabins

10 Rooms

The deluxe and fully self-contained cabins have either one, two or three bedrooms and sleep from one to seven persons. They are large and well equipped, all have heating and some are air-conditioned. All have full kitchens with modern appliances and bathrooms with shower and toilets. They are located in a garden setting and spaced to provide privacy and comfort. Guest have access to all Park facilities such as the Solar Heated Swimming Pool, Camp Kitchens, laundry and Play ground. Pets not allowed in Cabins.

Type Valid Price
Per Night
Rate is for two persons sharing the main bedroom and includes linen, extra person charge is $15 per person. Linen for extra beds is available at $10 per bed per stay, or you can bring your own. Pillows and doonas are supplied.
28/10/15 - 27/10/16 $110.00 - $140.00
Payment methods accepted
MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

All bookings will require deposit of one night's accommodation. No refund will be given if cancelled under seven days of planned arrival. No refunds will be given for unused days in case of early departure. All fees are fully payable upon arrival.

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Local directions:

Our Park is located in the centre of the Township of Gellibrand River, 24 kilometres from Colac on the Colac-Lavers Hill Road. Colac is approximately 70 kilometres from Geelong heading west along the Princess Highway and 150 kilometres from Melbourne.

  • BBQ facilities
  • Camp kitchen
  • Games/recreation room
  • Ice
  • Laundry
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool - heated
  • Shop
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Cycling
  • Fishing - Beach
  • Swimming
  • Bushwalking
Opening hours:
  • Caravan Industry Australia Limited
  • Victorian Caravan Parks Association
Disabled access:
The Amenities Building has disabled access showers and toilet facilities. There is one villa which has a ramp suitable for assisted access.