Melba Gully Day Visitor Area (Great Otway National Park)

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Melba Gully Day Visitor Area (Great Otway National Park)

Known as the Jewel of the Otways, and emerald green as one of the wettest places in the state. Enjoy a picnic in this lush temperate rainforest and hang around after dark to meet Melba Gully's most celebrated residents the glow worms (bring a torch).

How to get there

Melba Gully Day Visitor Area (Great Otway National Park)

Facilities

Carpark
BBQ - Electric/Gas
Toilets

Need to know

Melba Gully Day Visitor Area (Great Otway National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface
    • Uneven ground

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.

Aire River West and East campgrounds- Temporary Closure of sites

Aire River East and West Campgrounds in the Great Otway National Park are currently closed due to recent flooding. 

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.

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