Hike State
Hike Level
Hike Grade

Grade

3

Beginner

7.5 KM

Hike Duration

2-3 Hours

Hike Style

One Way

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Day Hike

Start Point

Erskine Falls Access Rd, Lorne VIC 3232, Australia

Erskine Falls Great Otway Day hike

Erskine Falls Great Otway Day hike

Image: Josh Welch

Why this Hike

Erskine Falls offers a fantastic day trip but if you’re looking for a hike in the area then this little day hike might just be perfect for you, giving some amazing views of the expansive rain forest that is the Great Otway National Park and offering you your own piece of secluded rain forest along the great ocean road.

Track Notes & Overview

This hike starts at Erskine Falls Car Park and will require you to walk down the steps past the falls and follow Erskine Falls Walking Track all the way for around 7.5 KM until you reach the end of the hike at Lorne foreshore caravan park. Note that this hike is one way.


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Packing for a Day Hike

Packing for a Day Hike

Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.

Food for a Day Hike

Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.

Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.

Leave No Trace

A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.

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