Grade 4

Horseshoe Falls Otways

Great Otway National Park



4 hrs

Grade 4






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Horseshoe Falls Otways


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Horseshoe Falls Otways

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  • Avatar of Darren Edwards Darren Edwards Trail Author

    Walked this from the Big Hill Campground along Big Hill Track. This is a challenging hike with some off-trail sections, so be sure to wear proper footwear and be comfortable navigating with a map and compass. Coming from this direction there are a couple of tracks flagged Big Hill Track so make sure you’ve located the right one. There’s some flagging tape on the off trail section but it is still difficult to follow. I lost it, picked it up and lost it again only to find it again at the creek. If you can’t find the tape, make sure you are on the right spur and you can’t go wrong, just head down to Reedy Creek. Pretty falls and well worth the walk, noting there are easier waterfalls to access in the Otways.

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Horseshoe Falls

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