Jamieson to Separation Creek Walk (Great Otway National Park)


Jamieson to Separation Creek Walk (Great Otway National Park)

This undulating 5.3km coastal track with steps and creek crossings links Jamieson Creek Campground to Wye River township.

High points along the track offer views through tall eucalypt and temperate rain forests to the Southern Ocean beyond. Learn about the history of the area through storyboards along the way and listen for birdlife as you walk through forest above the iconic Great Ocean Road.

The coastal and forest setting is less developed than nearby Lorne providing a quieter and more relaxed atmosphere. There are a small number of areas to camp, walk or take in the sites along the Great Ocean Road.

The walk offers a great activity for campers located in the Jamieson Creek Campground where toilets and BBQs are also available. Take the time to have a rest at seats provided along the way and take care crossing Wye Road.

Suitable for most ages and walkers with moderate fitness, this grade 3 walking track will take approximately 2 hours end to end.

No pets, bicycles or trailbikes are allowed on this track.

How to get there

Jamieson to Separation Creek Walk (Great Otway National Park)

Need to know

Jamieson to Separation Creek Walk (Great Otway National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs allowed
  • No bicycles
  • No vehicles
  • No motorbikes/trailbikes


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care

Be Prepared

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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.

Lemonade Creek Walking Track Closed

Lemonade Creek Walking Track will be closed until June 30 as works are underway to repair damaged bridges. 

Temporary park closures Great Otway National Park

Sections of the Great Otway National Park will be temporarily closed at night from Monday 15th April 2024 through to June 1st 2024 to allow for the safe delivery of park conservation work.  Temporary closed areas will be clearly sign posted.  All campgrounds will remain open during this operation.  For further information please contact Parks Victoria on 13 19 63 or email westregiondcp@parks.vic.gov.au

Youngs Creek Track Closed Great Otway National Park

Following recent rainfall and current conditions, Youngs Creek track within the Great Otway National Park is currently closed.

Safety for our visitors and protection of the environment has led to this decision. The nearby Triplet Falls and Aire Crossing visitor sites remain open along with the tracks leading to them. 

Sharps Campground permanently closed

Permanently closed due to environmental and safety risks. 

Sheoak Creek Walking Track is closed due to upgrade works.

Sheoak Creek Walking Track is temporarily closed due to current construction works to upgrade the trail and provide a safer visitor experience.

Melba Gully - Large bus access

Melba Gully Walk Track and picnic area is accessible for large coaches. Toilet facilities are available on site

Maits Rest Carpark- bus access

Maits Rest Carpark is suitable for small coaster buses only. Large buses or coaches are advised to use Melba Gully walk track near Lavers Hill.

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