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Mait's Rest

17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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“tree ferns” (41 reviews)
“easy walk” (51 reviews)
“short walk” (59 reviews)
17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When driving along the Great Ocean Road you should definitely stop here to do the easy short walk. The ferns are really impressive and it is a gorgeous piece of rainforest.

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anywhere else i would rate this lovely little walk higher but on a main tourist route i evict more these days. The forest is amazing and it's still the perfect loop for little legs or those with reduced mobility but it hasn't been updated to...More

Thank Richard v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little pocket of paradise. Wonderful flora and a gentle sloping walk. Great to be able to see the diversity and learn about the history of the area.

Thank dianadJ8084TW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Views across the gullies and the lush canopies of mystical rain forest, this easy 30min circuit walk will rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit. Ancient flora and native fauna sprawls across the forest which is just off the beaten path of the Great Ocean Road....More

Thank Jo E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very close to Apollo Bay, only a 20 minutes drive gets you in to a lush green quiet rain forest. The walk trail around is well demonstrated with adequate signs and information. Reached early afternoon for a stroll with the kid, it was just so...More

Thank RoyRaj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped off on our journey along the GOR. Great circular walk with plenty to see (and hear). Well maintained paths and info boards.

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short walk through the forest. Early in the morning, when nobody else is around, quite magical. Not a hard walk, though may get a little muddy in wet weather. Best avoided in high winds, with the risk of falling branches.

Thank SMTas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a local, and I have yet to actually walk Maits Rest during the day because I usually take my international visitors out there at night for the glow worms. If you take the right path from the car park on a moonless night...More

Thank soul_mamma67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy loop walk through sub-tropical rainforest containing wonderful tall trees, many fern varieties, and pretty streams. Makes for a nice, quick break from touring the Great Ocean Road. Good photo ops!

Thank Pacificisles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to do this trail biggest ferns and trees you will ever see, lots of birds to see and different plants.

Thank Harry B
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