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Mait's Rest

17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Full-Day Great Ocean Road Tour from Melbourne
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“tree ferns” (42 reviews)
“easy walk” (53 reviews)
“short walk” (60 reviews)
17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hi all, this is a great place to go if you want to see an Australian rain forest. It is easy to navigate once you are there.

Thank stevethechef2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

This little piece of Ottway National Park is from another time. The huge tree ferns & massive trees are breathtaking. We kept expecting a dinosaur to come ambling through the forrest lookimg for a nice leaf to munch on. The path is well maintained but...More

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tightly packed rainforest is a beautiful place and suitable for some peace and quiet. Be sure to visit the fertility tree! ;)

Thank mielsharf
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I did this walk around 9am what an absolutely beautiful tranquil place. Coming from Sydney with all its noise this was like we were on another planet. From the Ferns to the Giant trees everything is pristine. It is a very easy...More

Thank irve2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take this walk earlier in the morning or later in the afternoon! An easy walk with a good example of some rainforest habitat. In the wineter there are beautiful fungi specimens and in the spring and summer the birds make and appearance. At night you...More

Thank Sharon_Wildlife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You are driving along great ocean road and stop at a place called mait's rest and find yourselves in a really rainforest, how cool is that! A must stop.

Thank kbisok
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to our hosts at Captain's at the Bay we decided to stop at Mait's Rest on the way to the twelve apostles. What a great decision. A true nature's gem the walk thru Mait's Rest highlighted the local flora nicely. It was an excellent...More

Thank GolfDocHHI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well laid out walk through some awe inspiring trees, the perfect way to work off lunch ! Visit this on your way to the lighthouse .

Thank Tim b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice, quick walk. Didn't take more than 30 mins I reckon. Suitable for older folks and children but not for the someone with mobility issues.

Thank BlackCoookie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mait's Rest offers coolness away from the sun under the cover of the rainforest. It is a trail that can be completed within 20 minutes, but the views are rewarding. Lots of places to take pictures. It also offers a good driving break if you...More

Thank Kenneth L
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Rachel A
12 August 2016|
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Response from Amanda B | Reviewed this property |
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