Cumberland Falls Walk (Great Otway National Park)

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Cumberland Falls Walk (Great Otway National Park)

This remote beautiful river valley is where memories of dramatic cliffs, gentle streams and peaceful pools in which to cool off on a hot summer day will stay with you forever. An easy walk to Jebbs Pool and beyond that there are numerous river crossings and some scrambling over rocks.

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Cumberland Falls Walk (Great Otway National Park)

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Cumberland Falls Walk (Great Otway National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No bicycles
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No vehicles
  • No camping
  • No drones without a permit
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Flash flooding
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks

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.

Herbert's Campground closed

Herbert’s Campground is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees.

Aire River East Campground closure

Aire River East campground in the Great Otway National Park will be closed until October 31st 2020 due to recent flooding making the campground unsuitable for camping. Campsites are available at Aire River West.

Seasonal road closures 2020

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. View the list of 2020 seasonal road closures for details and check the corresponding map numbers with the seasonal road closure 2020 index map for locations of the closures or visit the seasonal road closures page for more information.

Temporary Park Closure for Maits Rest Visitor Area

To manage visitor and staff risk at the site, the  Maits Rest Visitor Area  will be temporarily closed whilst works are finalised.   The works  support recent improvements to the rain-forest walk. Subject to weather and other contingencies these works will be completed by Wednesday 28 October 2020.

Site bookings required at Hammond Road campground from Sunday 1 November

From Sunday 1 November, sites at Hammond Road campground will need to be booked through www.parkstay.vic.gov.au, the Parks Victoria website or by calling 13 1963. There are 15 sites available at this campground and camping is only permitted in designated sites.

Site bookings required at Hammond Road campground from Sunday 1 November

From Sunday 1 November, sites at Hammond Road campground will need to be booked through www.parkstay.vic.gov.au, the Parks Victoria website or by calling 13 1963. There are 15 sites available at this campground and camping is only permitted in designated sites.

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