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17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
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All reviews tree ferns easy walk short walk glow worms old trees mountain ash snails huge trees lovely walk the loop the great ocean road takes about minutes well worth the stop stretch your legs the main road fresh air car park
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for an early morning walk round the Mait's Rest on 13 October this year, during our tour of The Great Ocean road. The natural habitat is very well maintained and truly refreshing. Ancient Myrtle Beech trees stand tall and their woven canopies form...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank COChan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely short walk through rain forest and hardwood trees. Easy stroll and very scenic with birdlife and all natural habitat. Excellent experience for visitors to see Australian fern forest within easy distance from Apollo Bay.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JOHN I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only had time to do one of the walks but we enjoyed the stillness, beautiful greenery and birdsong on this gentle walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jackman78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This walk was recommended by an old local. It was a great heart starter after an early breakfast. Beautiful old trees and ferns, quiet and peaceful. We were the only humans there at 9am so beat the crowds.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 987cathyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a 800 metre walking trail that goes through a rainforest . Its a dark damp and laden with old grandfather trees as they are called and they are moss covered . They are so old that they crumble and shed off their bark. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank garima66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a rainforest - it's a fern forest; it's delightful. A fairly easy walk which is mostly boardwalk so not too difficult. 30 minutes at most depending on quick or slow you walk - or how many stops you make to look at the interesting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took about 20 minutes to walk through a marked section of rainforest. Would suit young families and those with reasonable fitness levels.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank holidaysforus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only 15 mins drive from Apollo bay. Half hour walk in the national park. Deep breath, close your eyes, you can feel the nature of Forrest. Such a wonderful place. We really love this walk. Refresh myself

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank betteycamellia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trail takes about 20-30 min on a leisurely pace. Lush tropical foliage and came across some magnificent gigantic trees - Eucalyptus Regna (?). Nature gem.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cynthiao941
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a magnificent rainforest walk; definitely worth stopping. We were told by the rangers that it’s being upgraded, even though it’s already well worth a visit. Looking forward to returning in the future to see what they have done with it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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