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Otways Tourist Park

03 52 358 357

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.

Content: Otways Tourist Park

Price & booking

Price

$32.00 - $150.00

Prices apply to two persons per night. Extra persons charges apply, see our website for details.

Powered Sites

The Park has 40 powered sites which are grassed and located in a landscaped setting. The powered sites are large (12 metres by 12 metres) and are mostly shaded. Some have concrete slabs allowing vans or camper trailers to be accommodated in winter or wet periods. All other park amenities such as the salt water pool, adventure play ground, barbecue areas and camp kitchens are available to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

Camping Sites (unpowered)

The Park has 30-plus large camping sites in various camping areas throughout the space. All are grassed and are spacious and are set in a garden setting. Facilities such as barbecues, camp kitchens as well as modern clean amenities are available for your comfort. Other facilities such as the large salt water swimming pool and adventure playground are all designed to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

En-suited Powered Sites

The Park has eight en-suited powered sites with private en-suite bathrooms complete with toilet, shower and vanity unit. They are located on large grassed sites and offer comfort and privacy. Facilities such as barbecues, camp kitchens as well as modern clean amenities are available for your comfort. Other facilities such as the large salt water swimming pool and adventure playground are all designed to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

Motel Type Units

Room capacity: 4

The motel type units consist of a living room with kitchenette, separate bedroom which sleeps up to four persons and a separate bathroom with toilet, shower and vanity unit. The main bed has a double bed with a single on top which sleeps three people and a single bed. The living room has a couch and dining setting, a fridge, microwave oven, tea and coffee making facilities and television. There are no cooking facilities in the unit but there is a camp kitchen adjacent to the units, complete with barbecue. The Park also has a bistro which serves delicious meals at an attractive price from 6:00 to 8:00pm every night.

Fully Self-contained Deluxe Cabins

Room capacity: 7

The Park has ten deluxe and fully self-contained cabins which have either one, two or three bedrooms and sleep up to seven persons. They are large and well equipped, all have heating and some are air-conditioned. All beds are comfortable and come with doonas and pillows. In addition, the main bed is fully made. Linen to all other beds can be supplied at a fee, or you can bring your own. 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. Other facilities such as the large salt water swimming pool and adventure playground are all designed to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Pets not allowed in cabins.

Deluxe En-suite Villas

Room capacity: 7

The Park has five fully self-contained two bedroom deluxe villas with spacious bathrooms, fully equipped kitchens, covered deck with outdoor setting and private gas barbecues. Bedrooms have reverse cycle air conditioning. The main bedroom has either king or a queen size bed, the second bedroom has either single beds, bunks or a combination of both. Villas located in a quiet area of the Park are well spaced and have bush views assuring your ultimate privacy and comfort. All villas have satellite television and DVD players. Pets not allowed in cabins.

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.

Facilities:
  • BBQ facilities
  • Camp kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
Activities:
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Self guided
Memberships:
  • Caravan Industry Australia Limited
  • Victorian Caravan Parks Association
Accessibility:

The Amenities Building has disabled access showers and toilet facilities. There is one villa which has a ramp suitable for assisted access.