Last Visited: 10/01/2010
Length (km): 7.5 km
Time (hrs/min): 3 hours
Return / Circuit / One-Way / Partial Circuit: One-Way
Region: South-West Victoria
Park: Great Otway National Park
Closest Town: Lorne
Car Access: From Lorne, take the Erskine Falls Road for 10 km. Erskine Falls is well-signed and ample parking is available. You will also need to leave a car near the Erskine River Caravan Park, which is on the Great Ocean Road in Lorne.
Erskine Falls is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Great Otway National Park, but few people venture beyond the falls to explore the ferny valley below. After enjoying the two viewing platforms, above and at the base of the falls, the river can be followed all the way back to Lorne.
There are several river crossings along the way and the path can be a little indistinct in places, but it’s generally easy walking and following the river makes it impossible to get lost. Just don’t attempt the walk when the river is likely to be high and beware of slippery rocks (and the stairs to the base of the falls) after rain.
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