Welcome to Colac, gate way to the Otways and hub to smaller villages that include Gellibrand, Birregurra, Forrest, Cressy, Beeac, Beech Forest and Lavers Hill. There are also the seaside hamlets of Wye and Kennett River, Cape Otway, Johanna Beach and the relaxed beach resort of Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road,
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Discover the local fauna and flora; ancient myrtle beech and mountain ash, fungi, koalas, kangaroos, echidnas, glow-worms, platypus, birds and more.
Foodie fare - explore the Otway Harvest Trail with more than 40 producers, vineyards, breweries, markets, farm gates and various eateries.
Journey into the past exploring the volcanic plains, railway and timber heritage, history walks & discovery trails at Colac and the Otway Villages. Take time to wander through the Colac Botanic Gardens overlooking Lake Colac, watch a bird or walk lakeside.
Natural attractions and outdoor activities include the Great Ocean Walk, Forrest Mountain bike trails, Old Beechy Rail Trail, segway trails, globe riding, Planet Mud, waterfalls & bush walks, the Otway Fly Tree Top Walk, horse riding and fishing.
Tap into local talent at galleries, theatres and markets, experience country style strip shopping or rummage through antique havens and op shops.
There are plenty of accommodation options to suit your personal taste and budget. For more detailed information on accommodation and things to see and do in the Otway Region please visit the Visit Otways website.