Day Hike / Bushwalk

I Heart Otway’s (again)

Standard, April 3, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 1 Comment
great ocean road hiking

This morning saw me up and out early, and back to the Otway’s (for the 3rd Sunday in a row…).

Last week, as we were leaving, we saw a sign…

great ocean road hiking

…and I’ve been thinking about it all week! So…I just HAD to check it out.

I parked at Distillery Creek picnic ground (just inland from Airey’s Inlet) – this walk starts just to the left of the toilets. Round trip it was just over 15km.  There were a few small hills (though they seemed bigger on the way back when I was getting tired), but overall it wasn’t too tough.  I usually prefer circuit walks, but this was a beautiful walk – and when I started getting a bit tired it was nice to know how far I had to go. It was the longest hike I’ve done in a while (since my plantar fasciitis come along) – and I loved it!

A treat for you: my fave part of the hike.

If you have a fave walk in the Otway’s please let me know – I’m keen to check out more of this beautiful part of the world (that’s so easy to get to from Geelong).


Bio: Sam is a daydreamer, storyteller, and hiker.  She loves getting outside, and you’ll often find her on the bushwalking trails close to her hometown of Geelong.  You can follow along with her on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

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