Otway Fly Treetop (Melbourne) – Hidden gem of Great Ocean Road

Otway fly treetop adventures encompass the Treetop Canopy walk and a Zipline eco-tour.

The Cape Otway Tree Top Walk is the lengthiest and tallest raised walk of its kind in the world. The walk is on a steel structure which is 600 meters long and 30 meters above ground level. Approximately 2.7km round trip walk (1.9 from the base of the elevation). The walk will impress anyone with love for nature and passion for hiking.

The highlight of Otway Fly tree top walk is at the end of the elevation, where you will reach a tower that spirals up into the air with 108steps which is 47m from the forest floor. From here you can truly appreciate the 360degree and a real bird’s eye view of the rainforest to soak up the fresh green air of this forest paradise.

The forest canopy walk gives you an entirely different perspective of the temperate rainforest that features many unique species. While walking through the serenity, listen to the whistling life that flourishes in the undergrowth. The magnificence quiet creeks winding through the ancient flora adds to the misty freshness and is home to the abundance of natural beauty.

In this temperate rainforest, you will come across both ancient stunning giant ferns everywhere you manage to look and the fastest growing mountain ash only just 40 years old to soar into the clouds.

For an adrenaline rush of a lifetime check out the zip line eco-wilderness tour where you will do a Zip across the treetops of this forest teaming with life. It includes training and simulation, eight cloud stations, six flights and two suspension bridges.

On the way to the Otway fly tree top, you will also be treated to an incredibly beautiful scenic drive all around you.

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  • The uniqueness of the Otway Fly is that the forest walk gives you an entirely different perspective of the temperate rainforest that features many unique species
  • The Tree Top Walk is the lengthiest and tallest raised walk of its kind in the world
  • While walking through the serenity, listen to the whistling life that flourishes in the undergrowth
  • Encompassing the magnificence of the temperate rainforest you will come across both ancient stunning giant ferns everywhere you manage to look and the fastest growing mountain ash only just 40 years old to soar into the clouds
  • The highlight is at the end of the elevation, where you will reach a tower that spirals up into the air with 108steps and 47m from the forest floor
  • Approximately 2.7km round trip walk(1.9 from the base of the elevation) walk will impress anyone with love for nature and passion for hiking
  • From 10am - 4pm, courtesy shuttle services are available from the station to the base of the bridge

Category 

Nature/Adventure

Transport from Melbourne CBD 

Otway Treetop is located 200km Southwest of Melbourne CBD. The best way to get to the Otway Tree top walk is by car. From Melbourne, the trip takes approximately 2 and a half hours via Princess Highway, through Colac.

Planning to drive? You can instantly rent a car suited to your personal needs filtered by price, availability, time and pickup/dropoff locations, by major car service providers.

If using Public transport visit Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner to plan your trip.

               

Car Park  

A large free car park is a short walk away from the main centre. However, the disabled parking is close to the centre.    

Address

360 Phillips Track, Weeaproniah, VIC-3250, Australia.

       

Phone no. 

1800 300 477 / (03) 5235 9200   

               

Website 

http://www.otwayfly.com

Opening Times 

The Otway Tree top walk Melbourne is open every day from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The walk should take around 60 minutes and the last entry is at 4:00 pm.

It takes 2.5hrs to complete Otway fly zip line tour; last entry is  3pm, but you need to be there 20min prior to the tour.  

 

Age Group 

The treetop adventures are ideal for all, however, keep in mind that it is not suitable for anyone scared of heights.

For the zipline tour, five years is the minimum age and under 13 needs to be accompanied by an adult.

Rainforest Ranger trail is suitable for all.

       

Activities 

There are three different activities tourists can do at Otway Treetop Adventure.

The Rainforest Ranger Trail is an excellent opportunity for you to experience the lush outdoor.

You can also be involved with the Zipline tour where you can experience the leafy canopy and the thrill of being 30 meters up in the air.

The most popular one is the Otway fly Treetop walk that gives breathtaking views of the region.

Visit duration

The time taken to complete this attraction is dependent on the activities you choose to do. The longest time taken should be around 5 – 6hours.

 

Best time to visit 

The best time to visit is on dry days between 200C and 300C due to the fact that the activities are heavily outdoor based.

Food & Drinks 

After all that walking, you can eat a delicious food and relax inside or just outside.     

               

Services & Retail  

There are toilets, lockers, and outdoor seating.

From 10-4pm, courtesy shuttle services are available from the station to the base of the bridge.  

There is a gift shop with something for everyone.

Things to note and safety tips   

  • There is a no smoking policy.
  • Wifi can be limited.
  • Be wary if you are sensitive to heights.
  • For Zip line tour, it is recommended to tie back long hair. Comfortable clothing that can get dirty is preferable.
  • Skirts and dresses matched with leggings would be more suitable for this kind of activity.
  • Closed toe shoes is a must.
  • Zip line tour has height and weight restrictions
  • Bring wet weather gear and a change of clothes for a rainy day.
  • GoPro cameras are ideal for this kind of activity, can be hired at a cost at the visitor centre.
  • Zipline tour is not suitable for people with medical conditions and pregnant ladies.
  • Prams are allowed in the treetop walk.
  • Otway fly prices are discounted for RACV card holders.
  • Otway fly treetop walk cost cheaper when you book online.

 

 

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