Map: None available (once you find the carpark, you can’t go wrong).
Last Visited: 19/04/2009
Length (km): 1 km
Time (hrs/min): 45 mins
Grade: Easy
Return / Circuit / One-Way / Partial Circuit: Circuit
Region: South-West Victoria
Park: Great Otway National Park
Closest Town: Apollo Bay (17 km)
Maximum Elevation: Unknown
Total Ascent: Unknown
Car Access: From Apollo Bay, follow the Great Ocean Road for 17 km and look out for the brown and white tourist signs. Mait’s Rest will be on the left.


Neither my words nor my photo’s can do justice to this amazing little piece of rainforest. There is no particular feature along Maits Rest Rainforest Walk that stands out… The entire circuit will have you gasping.

I’ve read that swamp wallabies, koalas, ring-tailed possums and grey kangaroo’s are common in the area but we weren’t lucky enough to witness any of these. I wasn’t suprised as the walk is on the Great Ocean Road, so it is quite busy.

Despite the fact that it’s extremely short, I’d strongly recommend that you pay Maits Rest a visit if you’re in the area.

Maits Rest Rainforest Walk - Great Otway National Park
A bridge on the walk crosses a very nice little creek


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