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17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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All reviews tree ferns easy walk short walk glow worms old trees mountain ash snails huge trees lovely walk the great ocean road the loop well worth the stop takes about minutes stretch your legs the main road fresh air car park
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Found this place on google maps while looking for places to visit. The rainforest walk is around 30-40min and is suitable for anyone. The rainforest is a beautiful walk with lovey old trees and ferns. I’d recommend doing this then the cape Otway light house.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Glenno
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here with an organised tour of the Great Ocean Rd with GoWest. This was the next stop after our lunch stop. It's a brief walk around a rainforest area with the driver giving us an explanation of how it came to be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bonester
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great short walk through rainforest. Beautiful and enchanting. Explanations given re type of forest and vegetation. Love coming out here every time I visit Apollo Bay. A must place to bring visitos.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MazzaGazza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our short trek through this grand of grand rainforests. Probably our fave place on the road infact. We took a private tour along the great ocean road which was certainly worth doing. You can probably find my review on my trip advisor profile...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dorsetman_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a “must visit” location, right on the Great Ocean road. Amazing forest boardwalk. Fantastic trees and huge tree germs. It’s really easy to get to and just took our breath away - all members of the family. Don’t miss this if you are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andymT9308MD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden deep in the forest is maits rest. A stunning example of a rainforest which are apparently very rare in Victoria.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gemmydawsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely short walk through this beautiful rainforest. The track is a loop so it doesn't matter which direction you turn when you first start. There's a short distance on the path that goes down into the rainforest, but it's not a huge effort to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank sm05060
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great walk through the rainforest. It was a short walk, 1 kilometer or so. We enjoyed the beautiful trees and flora. It is a hike for all ages

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We went for an early morning walk round the Mait's Rest on 13 October this year, during our tour of The Great Ocean road. The natural habitat is very well maintained and truly refreshing. Ancient Myrtle Beech trees stand tall and their woven canopies form...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank COChan
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Lovely short walk through rain forest and hardwood trees. Easy stroll and very scenic with birdlife and all natural habitat. Excellent experience for visitors to see Australian fern forest within easy distance from Apollo Bay.

Date of experience: December 2018
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