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Beauchamp Falls camp ground

Introduction

  • the Beauchamp Falls campground is an elevated site with some views and a moderate short walk down to the Beauchamp Falls
  • it is a free bush camp with drop toilets but no potable water nor showers

Getting there

  • 2.5hrs (206km) from NW suburbs via Geelong and Colac
    • if the Princes Fway is problematic, can also travel to Ballan then down to Colac but this adds 30min and 30km
  • 49min (39km) N of Apollo Bay
  • 22min (23km) NW of Lavers Hill
  • 43min (49km) S of Colac
  • 82min (81km) SW of Lorne via Forrest

Other nearby attractions

west

  • Castle Cove Lookout
  • Otway waterfalls:
    • Triplet Falls
    • Hopetoun Falls and Redwood forest
    • Beachamp Falls (nearby free campground)
  • Otway Fly Treetop walk (commercial)
  • Melba Gully glow worms at dusk, Lavers Hill
  • 43min drive to Wreck Beach near Moonlight Heads - embedded anchor at low tide
  • The Twelve Apostles

east

  • Cape Otway lighthouse
  • Maits Rest rainforest walk
  • Elliot River coastal area walk
  • Apollo Bay beaches, cafes and shops

Nearby camp grounds

west along the Great Ocean Road via Lavers Hill

  • 42min (43km) SE to Aire River camp grounds
  • 1hr (65km) to Blanket Bay campground Cape Otway (Parks Vic online booking)
  • 51min (55km) to Princetown Recreation Reserve (bookings)
  • 62min (71km) to Port Campbell Recreation Reserve (bookings?)

south to the Great Ocean Road via Skenes Creek

  • 49min (39km) to commercial parks in Apollo Bay
  • 73min (62km) to Jamieson Creek camp ground Wye River (Park Web booking) just past Wye River which has commercial camp ground as well

into the Otway Ranges forest areas

elsewhere

  • 79min (102km) NW to Lake Elingamite near Cobden
  • 2hrs 10min 174km NW to Lake Bolac foreshore camp
  • just over 3hrs to Halls Gap and The Grampians
australia/vic/beauchampfalls.txt · Last modified: 2023/12/20 21:12 by gary1

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