Lavers Hill is situated on the Great Ocean Road between Port
Campbell and Apollo Bay, on the inland section of the road,
north-west of Cape Otway, and at the junction of the roads to
Cobden and Colac.
The town centre caters well for tourists, featuring a number of
cafes, a pub with a bistro, and tourist information. The
landmark wood sculpture at the junction of the Great Ocean Road and
Colac Road is the "Drift", which is a tribute to the marine
environment, prehistoric skeletal finds, shipwrecks and the
agricultural machinery of the area, designed by artist James
Lavers Hill is an area noted for scenic beauty with the Great
Otway National Park surrounding much of the town. The Melba
Gully section, located just south of the town centre boasts ancient
rainforests during the day and glow worm viewing on trails at
Lavers Hill is a central point to access some of the Otways
beaches, rainforests and waterfalls.
- Johanna Beach - 12km south east.
- Glenaire / Castle Cove - 15km south east.
- Melba Gully - 4km west.
- Triplet Falls & Little Aire Falls - 16km north east.
- Otway Fly Treetop Adventures - 15km north east, a spectacular
600 metre long, 25 metre high elevated treetop walk.
Download a copy of the Walks &
Waterfalls Guide here