Maits Rest can be found in the heart of the beautiful Otway Ranges near Apollo Bay along the Great Ocean Road. 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.
Are dogs allowed at Maits Rest?
Dogs are not permitted out of the car at the Otway Fly Treetop Walk, Maits Rest or the Cape Otway Lightstation. Dogs must be on a leash and attended by their owner at all times this area includes the shopping precinct and grassed foreshore areas. This is dog-friendly.
What Shire is Apollo Bay in?
Colac Otway Shire
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
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?
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.
What is the population of Apollo Bay?
Apollo Bay Victoria
1,598 (2016 census)
15.0 m (49 ft)
191 km (119 mi) SW of Melbourne 118 km (73 mi) SW of Geelong 69 km (43 mi) S of Colac 43 km (27 mi) SW of Lorne 165 km (103 mi) E of Warrnambool
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.
Can dogs go to the 12 apostles?
Domestic dogs are strictly prohibited in all areas of Port Campbell National Park, this includes the 12 Apostles. You may keep your dog in the car when in transit or in car parks. It is not cool to leave dogs in hot cars.
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 walk from Apollo Bay to Maits Rest?
Forming part of the Otway Ranges National Park, Maits Rest sits about 15 minutes from Apollo Bay. There is car parking for guests which leads to a selection of boardwalks and gravel paths that take you around a 30-minute walking route.
Where is Maits Rest on Great Ocean Road?
Maits Rest can be found in the heart of the beautiful Otway Ranges near Apollo Bay along the Great Ocean Road. 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.
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.
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.