O'Donohue Beach Access (Great Otway National Park)


O'Donohue Beach Access (Great Otway National Park)

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O'Donohue Beach Access (Great Otway National Park)

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O'Donohue Beach Access (Great Otway National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • No camping
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses


  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
  • Water hazards
    • Rough Surf
    • Submerged obstacles
  • 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.

Delayneys Track Closed

Delayneys Track is closed until further notice.

Sharps Campground permanently closed

Permanently closed due to environmental and safety risks. 

Lemonade Creek Walking Track Closure

Due to multiple unsafe bridges the Lemonade Creek Walking Track will be closed indeffinately 

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. 

Wye Road Temporary Closure

Wye Road will be closed temporarily for grading and landslip repair.

Wye Road Closure

Wye Road is temporarily closed for grading and landslip repair.  

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

Planned Burn Operations Around Anglesea

Planned burning operations are scheduled in this park which will result in the following areas being affected from the time a burn is approved for ignition, until the area is declared safe. Ignition of the burns are scheduled from 12th April 2024 and are subject to favourable weather.

Please adhere to all closure and advice signs in the area as planned burn activity commences.

Check the status of current planned burns at https://plannedburns.ffm.vic.gov.au

Areas Affected:

Duckponds Burn:
Ironbark Spur
Gentle Annie Track
Dam Wall Track
McKenzie Link Track
Duckponds Track
Loves Track
Woodlands Burn:
Woodlands Track
Harrison North
Motorbike Offload Area (Cecil)
Informal Track west of Flaxbourne’s Road
Cecil Burn:
Cecil Track
Motorbike offload area (Tanners/Gumflat)
Red River Burn
Yan Wirring Miir Loop
Denhams Track
Red River Track
Bunjil Lookout

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.

Please take your rubbish home

Reminder to campers and visitors to please take your rubbish home. Please do not put rubbish in toilets. Visitors have been placing rubbish in the pit toilets making human waste removal difficult. Parks appreciates your assistance in looking after the Park.

Blanket Bay Campground- water supply

Blanket Bay campground in Great Otway National Park water supply is very low. Campers are advised to bring their own water. 

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