Great Ocean Walk

Great Ocean Walk – Multi-Day Walk Itineraries

2 DAY WALKS

Option 1: Cape Otway

Experience: Tall forest and coastal woodland

Start: Cape Otway Lightstation Car Park

Night 1: Blanket Bay Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Cape Otway Lightstation Car Park

Option 2: Johanna Beach

Experience: Coast and heathland walk. Some beach walking

Start: Johanna Beach Car Park

Night 1: Aire River Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Johanna Beach Car Park

3 DAY WALKS

Option 1: Cape Otway

Experience: Tall forests and coastal woodland

Start: Cape Otway Lightstation Car Park

Night 1: Elliot Ridge Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 2: Blanket Bay Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Cape Otway Lightstation Car Park

Option 2: Johanna Beach

Experience: Coast and heathland walk

Start: Johanna Beach Car Park

Night 1: Cape Otway Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 2: Aire River Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Johanna Beach Car Park

Option 3: Gibson Steps

Experience: Spectacular views. Undulating with some steep sections. Takes hikers to the end of the walk within sight of the Twelve Apostles.

Start: Gibson Steps

Night 1: Ryans Den Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 2: Devils Kitchen Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Gibson Steps

4 DAY WALK

Option 1: Johanna Beach

Experience: Tall forest, coast and heathland walk.

Start: Johanna Beach Car Park

Night 1: Blanket Bay Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 2: Cape Otway Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 3: Aire River Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Johanna Beach Car Park

5 DAY WALKS

Option 1: Johanna Beach

Experience: Coast, tall forest and heathland walk.

Start: Johanna Beach Carpark

Night 1: Elliot Ridge Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 2: Blanket Bay Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 3: Cape Otway Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 4: Aire River Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Johanna Beach Carpark

Option 2: Gibson Steps

Experience: Coast and heathland walk. Spectacular views. Takes you to the end of the walk within sight of the Twelve Apostles.

Start: Gibson Steps

Night 1: Aire River Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 2: Johanna Beach Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 3: Ryans Den Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 4: Devils Kitchen Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Gibson Steps

6 DAY WALK

Option 1: Johanna Beach

Experience: Coast, tall forest and heathland walk.

Start: Johanna Beach Carpark

Night 1: Elliot Ridge Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 2: Blanket Bay Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 3: Cape Otway Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 4: Aire River Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 5: Johanna Beach Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Johanna Beach Carpark

7 DAY WALK

Option 1: Gibson Steps

Experience: Coast and heathland walk. Spectacular views. Takes you to the end of the walk within sight of the Twelve Apostles.

Start: Gibson Steps

Night 1: Blanket Bay Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 2: Cape Otway Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 3: Aire River Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 4: Johanna Beach Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 5: Ryans Den Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 6: Devils Kitchen Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Gibson Steps

8 DAY WALK

Option 1: Gibson Steps

Experience: Coast and heathland walk. Spectacular views. Takes you to the end of the walk within sight of the Twelve Apostles. Note: This is an alternative walk to the official 8 day Great Ocean Walk

Start: Gibson Steps

Night 1: Elliot Ridge Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 2: Blanket Bay Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 3: Cape Otway Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 4: Aire River Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 5: Johanna Beach Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 6: Ryans Den Great Ocean Walk Campsite

Night 7: Devils Kitchen Great Ocean Walk Campsite

End: Gibson Steps

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, past present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.