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Address: 17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Full-Day Great Ocean Road Tour from Melbourne
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What a great way to spend an hour through the beautiful rainforest. A well signposted circular walk on an easy path through this luscious green area. The walk is just the right... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great way to spend an hour through the beautiful rainforest. A well signposted circular walk on an easy path through this luscious green area. The walk is just the right length with not much in the way of changes in elevation. A must do if you are in the area and it's free!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an easy short walk around a track made out in part of rainforest. Lovely greenery and scenery around you. Enormous tall trees. Free to go explore. Prob a good one to wear the kids out with or kill an hour with them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A real treat of a place . You would think that the whole area had been set out like a botanic garden yet everything was natural . It's a lovely walk with well maintained footpaths . Loved it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wiki says this as a rainforest, but it's a small rainforest. It's a free trail, a stop on the Great Ocean Road. The trail is very well maintained, a circle to navigate, pleasant and beautiful. Of interest are the tall and old trees.

Thank CyberDawg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maits Rest is a great walk on the Great Ocean Road. This walk is well worth the stop. Of a hot day it would be cool walking through the tranquil forrest. It had just rained the day we went through and the smells of the forrest after the rain were fantastic. The walk can take as long as you like... More 

Thank Brendan O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely circular walk with easy access from the car park. It is a great way to experience a temperate rain forest, though the walk was shorter than we had expected from the signs.

Thank Chraeh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must visit tranquil beautiful ferns and it's free Lovely temperate temperature ferns Hugh trees A great spot for photography

Thank David S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited here in winter, so it was very chilly as is to be expected, but everything was so lush. It was an absolutely gorgeous and easy walk. Lots of beaitiful photo oportunities, and its free :) A gorgeous rainforest which is well worth a look.

Thank sandra x
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful rainforest. BUT!! beware if you are wheelchair bound. The track is always damp and slippery. Only tackle it if you have excellent control over your chair or have a troop of helpers.

Thank Robert T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a great easy walk through an ancient temperate rainforest. One can only imagine the splendour of this forest in times gone by before white settlement took its toll.

Thank Andrew W

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