Experience walking one of Australia’s most stunning sections of coastline while enjoying great accommodation, incredible food and the company of new friends. Each day is different in terms of terrain & spectacular views. Take in breathtaking coastal scenery from the Cape Otway Lightstation, the Gibson Steps all the way through to the 12 Apostles. Visit deserted wild beaches, sheer cliffs, shipwrecks, giant mountain ash forests, pristine river estuaries, abundant wildlife, dunes and coastal heathlands all await the intrepid hiker on this exciting adventure.
Travel with our team of guides and drivers who have been escorting groups along the trail since its creation. As well as your regular guide these trips include a session with a specialist shipwreck or indigenous guide (or both!). We operate guided trips of varying length throughout the year. Or go self-guided where we look after your accommodation and transfers and enjoy the flexibility of walking at your own pace.
What makes the Great Ocean Walk special
Nature & History
See kangaroos, koalas and other wildlife, wild deserted beaches, waterfalls plunging gracefully to the Southern Ocean, a historical lighthouse and remains of several shipwrecks.
Land & Ocean
Take in a collection of tall forests, coastal heathlands, wild rocky shores, river estuaries and windswept cliff-tops presenting amazing views.
Some of Australia's most amazing coastal scenery, cutting through the Otway National Park where mountains and forest plunge dramatically to meet the Southern Ocean.
Take A Break
Take a break from your busy day-to-day life and escape into a quieter world of ocean and forest.
On guided trips be led by the most experienced team on the walk
Escape for a long weekend or take on the whole walk over a week away
Select a Tour
Read more about our Great Ocean Walk trips by clicking on one of the tours below. All self-guided trips are flexible and can be adapted to suit your needs.