Addis Bay Picnic Area (Great Otway National Park)

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Addis Bay Picnic Area (Great Otway National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No fires permitted
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Strong currents
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Alcoa Powerline Track Closed until further notice

Alcoa Powerline Track closed until further notice due to safety concerns.

Walking Track Closed-Great Ocean Walk - Johanna to Ryans Den

Please note: Day 6 section - Johanna Beach Campground to Ryans Den is closed. All campgrounds along the Great Ocean Walk are open however walkers cannot continue along the trail from Johanna Beach Campground to Ryans Den.
A section of natural rock wall cliff face has subsided to the east of Ryans Den. 
With recent severe weather conditions, there is potential for further landslides and rock falls in this area. It is not safe for walkers and it will be closed at least until 26th January 2022, pending further essential works to make this area safe.
If walking from Johanna Beach Campground, arrange transport to take you to Ryans Den Access Track in order to continue the Great Ocean Walk. A Licensed Tour Operator along the Great Ocean Road may be able to assist. All campgrounds along the Great Ocean Walk remain open including Johanna Beach Campground and Ryans Den. Visitor safety is our top priority and we are working to re-open this section of the walk as soon as it is safe.

A map of the Great Ocean Walk

Kalimna Tramline link Walk is closed

The Kalimna Tramline link walk is closed due to damage to a pedestrian bridge. Walkers can still access the Lower Kalimna Waterfall via the Kalimna Falls Walking Track, which starts at Sheoak Picnic Area. 

Upper Kalimna Falls are Closed

The Upper Kalimna Falls viewing platform and access track are closed due to damage to the platform. Walkers can still access the Lower Kalimna Waterfall via the Kalimna Falls Walking Track, which starts at Sheoak Picnic Area. 

Garvey Track is Closed

Garvey Track is closed due to damage. Sharps Track is a suitable detour if required. 

Access restricted at Jarosite Headlands between Point Addis and Southside Beach

  • A 450m section of beach at Jarosite Headlands, between Point Addis and Southside, has had access restricted.
  • Do not enter exclusion zone 10m from base of cliff.
  • Do not stay stationary within 10m - 30m from base of cliff.
  • Visitors must take note of signage in place. 
  • Landslips and rockfalls are unpredictable and can occur without warning. Like all coastal environments, these cliffs are subject to dynamic weather events and prone to cracking, erosion, landslips and rockfall.

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