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Great Otway Glowworms and Waterfalls Camping Trip *Moderate*
Melba Gully glow worms Melba Gully (Madsen's Track), aptly known as the Jewel of the Otways, is one of the wettest places in the state. The gully has prolific plant growth and is a dense rainforest of Myrtle Beech, Blackwood and Tree-ferns, with an understorey of low ferns and mosses. The Madsen's Track Nature Walk provides an adventure into a world of ancient, mossy trees and cool fern gullies. Located near Lavers Hill, this short walk is a good spot to see the remarkable glow worms at night. Distance: 1.2km return | Time: 30 mins | Difficulty: Easy - Moderate TRIPLET FALLS Triplet Falls is one of the iconic visitor sites in the Great Otway National Park. The walk is quite close to the Otway Fly Treetop Adventures located on Phillips Track near Beech Forest. Continuing on the loop back to the carpark, you come to the site of Knott's #1 Mill which operated for more than 20 years from 1909. The remains of a steam boiler overgrown by ferns is now the only evidence of one of the largest timber mills that operated in the West Otways region. Distance: 2km return | Time: 1 hour | Difficulty: Moderate LITTLE AIRE FALLS Little Aire Falls track takes you through Mountain Ash and rainforests ending at a cantilevered viewing platform with spectacular views over the falls. TThe walk starts from the Triplet Falls carpark located on Phillips Track, just 3km past the Otway Fly Treetop Adventures. Distance: 5km return | Time: 2 hours | Difficulty: Moderate HOPETOUN FALLS Hopetoun Falls has a viewing platform 20 mertres from the carpark which offers spectacular views of the falls as they crash into the Aire River. Or you can take the steeper walk down to the pool at the base of the falls. The walk starts from the carpark located on the Aire Valley Road in Beech Forest. Distance: 1km return | Time: 30 mins | Difficulty: Moderate 【Itinerary】 Day 1: We meet at the North Melbourne Train station on Saturday. Have 2.5 hours driving to our campground at Lavers Hill Roadhouse Caravan park. We will do the shopping on the way. Set up our tents and cook for dinner. After dinner, we will drive to Melba Gully to do the glow worms night walk. Day 2: Get up have our breakfast and pack the tents. We will Drive to 3 different places to do 3 walks of TRIPLET FALLS, LITTLE AIRE FALLS and HOPETOUN FALLS. It's all about waterfalls. Then we drive back to Melbourne. 【Cost】 The overnight trip management fee is $12, the campsite fee around $10 per persons. So the total cost for a ticket is $22. If there's no fire ban, we can have a campfire with extra expense. No refund policy applies. It doesn't cover the meal or carpooling. 【Car Pooling 】 It's a return trip of about 480 km, $25 per person based on 4 persons in a car. Please give car expense and entrance fee to the drivers directly. Please register carpooling after your RSVP. https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/je8g0u 【Camping gear 】 You can also hire camping gear from the group if you need, please check the list for price. Please book direct with organiser, and pay in person when you get the gear. https://www.meetup.com/OZadventurers/pages/22500204/Outdoor_gears_hire/ 【FAQ】 FAQ list https://www.meetup.com/OZadventurers/pages/22941773/FAQ/ 【Risks and Waiver of Liability】 http://www.meetup.com/OZadventurers/pages/20945960/Risks_and_Waiver_of_Liability 【Group】 You can also join the Facebook group to network and share photos. https://www.facebook.com/groups/OZadventurers https://www.facebook.com/OZadventurers

North Melbourne Railway Station

189 Railway Place · West Melbourne

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