• Length: 20.2km

  • Duration: 6hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Distillery Creek Picnic Area

  • End: Distillery Creek Picnic Area

  • Closest Town: Aireys Inlet

  • Location: Surf Coast

  • Distance from state capital: 125km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -38.44458657607432

  • Longitude: 144.09491145829526

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Around Aireys Inlet Circuit is a 20.2km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Surf Coast Victoria. The hike should take approximately 6hrs to complete.


This hike around Aireys Inlet is a great introduction to the natural attractions that surround the seaside village of Aireys Inlet. The coastal section provides a great contrast to the inland forest and heathland of the Great Otways National Park.


Total distance: 20255 m
Max elevation: 162 m
Min elevation: 1 m
Total climbing: 589 m
Total descent: -590 m
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