Erskine Falls to Lorne - Bushwalking Victoria

Erskine Falls to Lorne Great Otway National Park

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  • Walk Length: 8 km
  • Walk duration: 3 - 4 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: One Way
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Short

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Lorne

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  140 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes

Walk Details Collated:  October 2010

Walk Details Provided ByWaverley Bushwalking Club

Walk Description

From the Erskine Falls car park, start by walking to the imposing Erskine Falls, set in an amphitheatre of rock.  Walk down to the less impressive Straw Falls, 5 minutes away.  Continue along the track that follows the Erskine River to view the Splitter Falls across the valley.

You will be required to cross the river over rocks on at least four occasions especially shortly after you leave the falls. Follow the track downstream, where further on you will find huge rock slabs form a series of cascades.  Eventually you will come to the finish at the Kia Ora Caravan Park.

Walk Map

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Getting There

It will be necessary to leave a car in Lorne at or near the Kia Ora Caravan Park (Melways 518 F6).

The track starts at the Erskine Falls Car Park on the Lorne–Erskine Falls Rd about 7km from Lorne.  The finish is Kia Ora Caravan Park, Lorne (located west of the bridge over the Erskine River).

Further Information

Parks Victoria:  Great Otway National Park

Mobile phone coverage information  

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