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Otway National Park

Otway is a national park in Victoria (Australia), 162 km southwest of Melbourne. The park contains three camping areas - at Johanna, Aire River and Blanket Bay, and it can be accessed from the north via Forrest or Beech Forest, and from the west via Princetown. The park runs along the coast in the Otway Ranges, offering good access to beaches and to the Otway forest. There are many walking tracks in the park allowing access to the beaches etc. The Cape Otway Lighthouse[?] is adjacent to the park, and open to tourists several days a week (visits by arrangement).

For those who do not wish to camp, accommodation is available at Apollo Bay[?] and several other nearby locations.

Fact sheet

  • Area: 12,900 ha
  • Latitude: 38° 46' 24" S
  • Longitude: 143° 33' 27" E
  • Date of establishment: 1981
  • Managing authorities: Parks Victoria
  • IUCN category: II

See also: Protected areas of Victoria (Australia)

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