Erskine Falls Trailhead (Great Otway National Park)


Erskine Falls Trailhead (Great Otway National Park)

Stop at popular Erskine Falls trail head for a scenic break. Meander down a short stretch of stairs to see the falls cascading 30 metres in to the lush fern-laden gully below or to the bottom for a river level view. Alternatively you can meander along the Lemonade Creek walk.

How to get there

Erskine Falls Trailhead (Great Otway National Park)



Need to know

Erskine Falls Trailhead (Great Otway National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No bicycles
  • No camping


  • Terrain hazards
    • Steep track
    • Slippery surface
    • Slippery rocks
  • Water hazards
    • Flash flooding
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Vehicles
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Bird Track and Kennett-Wye Jeep Track Closed Due to Landslip

Bird Track and Kennett-Wye Jeep Track are closed for public safety due to a landslip undermining part of the track. Repairs are planned and due to be completed in early 2024. 

Garvey Track Closed due to road repairs

Garvey Track is closed from the Sheoak Picnic Ground to Sharps Track to allow for repairs to stabilise and road works to be undertaken.

Sharps Campground permanently closed

Permanently closed due to environmental and safety risks. 

Delayneys Track Closed

Delayneys Track is closed until further notice.

Grey River Road Closed 3 March - 24 March

There will be a full closure of Grey River Road between Kennett River and Benwerrin Mount Sabine Rd.
Dates: 4/3/2024 – 22/3/2024 this is all weather dependent and the closure may be extended if required. 
Planned works: FFMVic will be working with contractors to stabilise 2 landslips, during this operation the road will be closed. 
Grey River Picnic Area is also closed

Curtis Track is closed.

Curtis Track is closed due to unsafe conditions.

Please take your rubbish home

Reminder to campers and visitors to please take your rubbish home. Please do not put rubbish in toilets. Visitors have been placing rubbish in the pit toilets making human waste removal difficult. Parks appreciates your assistance in looking after the Park.

Maits Rest Carpark- bus access

Maits Rest Carpark is suitable for small coaster buses only. Large buses or coaches are advised to use Melba Gully walk track near Lavers Hill.

Melba Gully - Large bus access

Melba Gully Walk Track and picnic area is accessible for large coaches. Toilet facilities are available on site

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