Erskine River Walk (Great Otway National Park)

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Erskine River Walk (Great Otway National Park)

Follow Erskine River from Lorne to Erskine Falls and experience wet forest, huge tree ferns and three waterfalls on this challenging trail then emerge at the base of Erskine Falls. Tread quietly and be rewarded by seeing wildlife. Multiple river crossings so do not attempt when the river is high.

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Erskine River Walk (Great Otway National Park)

Need to know

Erskine River Walk (Great Otway National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No camping
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No bicycles
  • No vehicles
  • No horses

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Flash flooding
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
  • 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.

Kennett-Wye Jeep Track and Bird Track closed

Kennett-Wye Jeep Track and Bird Track will be closed until 30 June 2020 due to a landslip undermining the road.

Jamieson Campground closed

The Jamieson Campground, Jamieson Track and Godfrey Track, are closed until Easter 2020 to allow for site upgrades.  

Upper Kalimna track closed

The Upper Kalimna Falls walking track is closed until further notice due to damage to the boardwalk and lookout. The Lower Kalimna Falls are still accessible from Sheoak Picnic Area via Kalimna Walking Track and from Garvey Track via Kalimna Link Track.

Herbert's Campground closed

Herbert’s Campground is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees.

Wye River Campground closed

Wye River Road Camping Area is closed until further notice due to dangerous trees

Hammonds Road closure

Hammonds Road will be closed during daylight hours Monday to Friday between 24th February and 31st of March due to road re-surfacing works. Detours will be in place. Hammonds Campground will remain open and is accessible via the Bambra - Aireys Inlet Road.  

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