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Apollo Bay - Maits Rest - Rainforest Walk




Take the self-guided rainforest boardwalk at Maits Rest in the Otways and see beautiful fern gardens and giant rainforest trees up to 300 years old. Maits Rest is an easy walk located 17km to the west of Apollo Bay on The Great Ocean Road.

A wooden boardwalk has been built over the tree-fern gullies and moss-covered roots of ancient rainforest trees, protecting the delicate ecosystem while providing visitors with unique views of the forest.

The walk is named after Maitland Bryant one of the regions first foresters. The walk takes you through spectacular temporate rain forest. One of the biggest items of interest is the 300 year old Myrtle Beech tree, actually 2 or 3 trees combined. The tree is National Trust registered. At night look out for the glow worms.

Length: 800 metres
Walk: 30 minutes return
Track: Good
Grade: Gentle
Start: Maits Rest car park
Finish: Maits Rest car park

Getting There: From Apollo Bay, follow the Great Ocean Road for 17 km's and look out for the brown and white tourist signs. Mait's Rest will be on the left.

There are no picnic or toilet facilities. The closest are at Apollo Bay or the Aire River Camping area.

Cost:


Free


Address | Contact


Great Ocean Road,  Apollo Bay 3233, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: 
Map: X926 Ref: J10



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