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.

Herbert's Campground closed

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

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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