This self guided walk is provided by the specialist tour company, Auswalk Walking Holidays.
The walk encompasses the 104 kilometre track from Apollo Bay to the Twelve Apostles. They offer an eight day itinerary or a five day itinerary.
The setting is the Great Otway National Park, Victoria's newest and largest coastal park. The breathtaking coastal scenery, remote terrain, magnificent forests, abundant wildlife and colourful heathlands will ensure this walk will become iconic in Australia and internationally.
Highlights will also include groves of Manna Gums inhabited by koalas, pretty spring-fed Rainbow Falls cascading to the sea platforms below and deserted beaches featuring some of the highest sea-cliffs in Australia.
Walk with only your day pack and enjoy the experience of varied accommodations and food along the way. Auswalk Walking Holidays organise all transfers, accommodation and food. They also provide comprehensive walk notes and maps.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Five day walk includes four nights accommodation, most meals, transfers as per itinerary, comprehensive walk notes, maps. Price is per person twin share.
Eight day walk includes seven nights accommodation, most meals, transfers as per itinerary, comprehensive walk notes, maps. Price is per person twin share
Cancellation and booking policy
Cancellation charges are as follows, if more than 60 days before departure, $300 per person. If 59 to14 days before departure, 40 per cent of trip price. Four to13 days before departure, 80 per cent. Four to two days before departure, 90 per cent. Less than one day before departure, 100. You may change your holiday starting date or transfer to another trip if you advise them more than 30 days prior and pay a $150 administration fee. If they cancel a guided trip due to insufficient numbers, they will advise you at least 30 days prior and you will receive a full refund.
Days of operation
Any day of the year for self guided
Departure details: 01/04/13 - 15/12/15
Tour starting location
Apollo Bay for self guided
Come and experience the real Australia on foot with Auswalk Walking Holidays. Do not watch it pass you by from the windows of a vehicle, get out there and be a part of it!
Auswalk Walking Holidays offer guided groups of like-minded people day hikes in fabulous national parks. There are two guides looking after each group, so you will have a choice of easier or harder walks each day. At night stay in comfortable accommodations and enjoy good food and wine.
They also have self-guided walks through superb National Parks from one accommodation to the next. Walk with your own group of two or more people and start any day of the year. They can support you along the way with luggage transfers, marked maps and detailed walk notes.
Auswalk Walking Holidays can customise a trip for you, your club, group of friends or family.
Victorian destinations include the Grampians as it is the best place they know of to see native animals in the wild. There's a rich indigenous history as well as challenging hiking to magnificent rocky peaks.
Another great destination is Great Alpine Walk, traverse Victoria's high country, staying overnight in secluded alpine villages.
Great Ocean Walk is a long time favourite, this iconic track hugs the southern ocean in parts and ventures inland into the mighty forests of the Otway Ranges. You will see kangaroos while on the track.
Great South West Walk is a perfect choice for those who enjoy walking long distances on easy terrain. Highlights include the Glenelg River Gorge and the Three Capes section.
Other destinations around the country include the Flinders Ranges, Snowy Mountains and many other beautiful national parks around Australia.
Please enquire with Auswalk Walking Holidays for more information.
- Victorian Tourism Awards
Other tours by this operator
- Great Ocean Walk Partner
- Tourism Alliance Victoria
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land