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Magical Melba Gully

This is a relatively short walk through an area ferns - its really a small forest of tree... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Family visit to see the glow worms

We visited the glow worms in the Melba Gully with our 4 children, aged 3, 5, 10, 12. We arrived at... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Maree D
Melbourne, Australia
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5 Melba Gully Rd, Lavers Hill, Victoria 3238, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a relatively short walk through an area ferns - its really a small forest of tree ferns. Amazing the way the plants have green - a little eerie in parts. But very enjoyable

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We visited the glow worms in the Melba Gully with our 4 children, aged 3, 5, 10, 12. We arrived at sunset armed with our torches and warm clothes. We walked the loop track which took about 30 mins. There had been a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Maree D
Reviewed 26 May 2018

It is a short drive away from the Great Ocean Road (which is not near the ocean at this point). The path is a circle walk in a fern forest that involves many steps at one point. The cascade has very little water in it....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fred T
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We went in the night,There are path ways to walk and at the end of the ramp turn off your torch and experience the magical glow worms.Also its a great place for star gazing.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mrinal9
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I been here on various occasions over the years and it continues to look and feel peaceful place, the ferns are slowly being swallowed up by vines and other invasive species sadly. The history of the place i worth taking note and defiantly come here...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NathAdventures
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We had heard about the illusive black otway snail from our tour guide, but alas we could not find it. But the walk is stunning even if its raining.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank erindonovani
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We visited Melba Gully just after last light on a showery March evening. It is a lovely spot, easy to walk through with torches, but stop regularly when you see embankments with moss. Turn your torches off and look for the delightful spectacle that these...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JudeD862
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We walked the Melba Gully loop and had a very nice picnic in the picnic area. Lovely to walk through the rainforest and to see the amazing ferns. A lovely peaceful detour off the Great Ocean Road

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed 25 November 2017

AMAZING GLOW WORMS, was perfect end to the day after our driving to see these special magical creatures... our USA family loved them!!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank feebrown79
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Great day out at the rainforest walk. Thoroughly recommend it to every one. The people are friendly and the scenery is amazing.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BrentonSpear
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Response from Alina Y | Reviewed this property |
I do believe that there are tours available but we went on our own so can't give any more advice on that.