Sheoak Picnic Area (Great Otway National Park)


Sheoak Picnic Area (Great Otway National Park)

Perfect picnic setting surrounded by tall eucalypt trees, cool fern gullies and a classic walking 'hub' with a range of walks leading to the iconic Otway waterfalls such as Henderson, Won Wondah, Kalimna, Sheoak, and Phantom Falls. Castle Rock walk provides stunning views over the Great Ocean Road.

How to get there

Sheoak Picnic Area (Great Otway National Park)


BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Sheoak Picnic Area (Great Otway National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • No fires permitted
  • No firearms allowed


    • None applicable

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.

Herbert's Campground closed

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

Cumberland Beach Carpark Closure

Cumberland Beach Carpark is closed until further notice for public safety as recent high tides and large swell have damaged the carpark and access stairs.  

Cumberland Beach is still accessible via the walking track directly opposite the Cumberland River Holiday Park. 

Lemonade Creek Walking Track Closure

Due to an unsafe pedestrian bridge, Lemonade Creek Walking Track will be closed for the foreseeable future. 

Beauchamp Falls Reserve Closure

Beauchamp Falls campground, road and waterfall are closed to visitors until further notice due to upgrade works. 

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