How long is Maits Rest rainforest walk?

How long is Maits Rest rainforest walk?

It is an 800m circular walk that takes you through the temperate rainforest and exposes you to some of the region’s most spectacular scenery. Forming part of the Otway Ranges National Park, Maits Rest sits about 15 minutes from Apollo Bay.

Are dogs allowed at Maits Rest?

Located a 15-minute drive inland from Apollo Bay, Mait’s Rest is one of Victoria’s most visually stunning short walks and has recently undergone some much-needed restoration and path work. Please note that dogs are NOT permitted at Mait’s Rest, and there are no toilets.

Is Apollo Bay Beach Dog Friendly?

Dogs on beaches at Apollo Bay: Dogs are prohibited on the main beach between Marriners Lookout Road and Apollo Bay Harbour from 9am to 7pm between 24th December and 30th April. At all other times and at all other beaches in town, dogs are permitted under owner control.

How long is the walk to Hopetoun Falls?

approximately 1.5hrs
Hopetoun Falls walking track is a 3.5km, grade 3 return hike, located in the Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Can you swim at Stevensons Falls?

Swimming available at the falls: Yes, but access to the water is difficult due to slippery rocks and blackberries. Facilities: Car park, picnic tables, lawn (on the walking track). Toilets are available 2.3 km downstream at the Stevensons Falls campground.

Is Apollo Bay considered regional Victoria?

Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. It is situated on the eastern side of Cape Otway, along the edge of the Barham River and on the Great Ocean Road, in the Colac Otway Shire. The town had a population of 1,598 at the 2016 census….Apollo Bay.

Apollo Bay Victoria
Federal division(s) Corangamite

Why is Apollo Bay famous?

Thanks to its status as a traditional fishing village, Apollo Bay is renowned for its dedication to seafood, and there’s even a festival that caters solely to this cuisine in February. For music lovers there’s the Apollo Bay Music Festival in April, which is one of Victoria’s biggest events.

What is there to do in Apollo Bay with dogs?

When it comes to dog-friendly beaches, you can’t beat Marengo Beach in Apollo Bay. Marengo Beach is a leash-free beach which is a short walk away from the Great Ocean Road Brewhouse and Tastes of the Region, our dog-friendly pub, restaurant & tasting room.

Are dogs allowed on the Great Ocean Road?

Dogs are permitted to join you in a vehicle driving along the length of the Great Ocean Road, even when the highway passes through areas of national park. This often includes stopping at lookouts along the way.

Can you swim in Hopetoun Falls?

Hopetoun Falls doesn’t have as big of a pool as Beauchamp Falls for swimming, but it’s pretty ace to check out and scramble around the rocks. Some people have been known to climb up around the side of the falls to explore around the top, but it can be very slippery and steep, so be very careful if you choose to do so.

How long is the Maits Rest rainforest walk?

The walk takes less than 30 minutes, captivating from beginning to end, not to be missed on a self-drive tour of the Great Ocean Road. If you are driving the Ocean Road and even if you only have one day to do the trip, stop in to see this rainforest and the ancient Myrtle Beech trees.

Where is Maits Rest on the Great Ocean Road?

Maits Rest is about 15 minutes drive from Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road along the way to the 12 Apostles. There is car parking immediately after you see the Maits Rest sign, to the left off the road.

How long is the walk from Apollo Bay to Maits Rest?

Maits Rest is only about 90 minutes from the 12 Apostles and less than 20 minutes from Apollo Bay. This walk is one of the highlights of the Great Ocean Road and well worth including in your trip itinerary. Most of the small bus tour operators from Melbourne stop at Maits Rest for a quick walk.

Are there bus companies that stop at Maits Rest?

Most of the small bus tour operators from Melbourne stop at Maits Rest for a quick walk. Have a look at the tour bus companies that we highly recommend and check if they stop here. These tour companies use smaller buses, meaning more time spent in places and less time getting on and off the bus.