With over 30 bush and coastal walks within the Otway’s region, Lorne walks cover a diverse variety of distances and environments. Let the lights on the pier guide you back again after a long day immersed in the calm of Lorne’s lush and untouched forest setting.
St Georges River Walk: Leon Walker
Plan your walk
Lorne Foreshore – Shipwreck plaques walk
Immerse yourself in some of Lorne’s rich history, perusing along gravel paths and boardwalks past a number of plaques commemorating the seven famous shipwrecks of Louttit Bay. The Foreshore walk is just 1km long and stroller friendly.
A short drive to the top end of George Street, a brand new walkway leads you into the arms of breath taking, sweeping, coastal views of the surf breaking into the mouth of Saint George river. An easy 100m walk Teddy’s lookout is a truly worthwhile spot for one - of – a - kind viewing. (Image: Leon Walker)
Queens Park Lookout Loop
The Queens Park lookout loop takes you through the bush of Queens Park via three lookouts with stunning panoramic views along the coast of the Otways ranges. A moderate 1.6km loop, the entire family can embrace the lush forest backdrop.
St Georges River Walk
Take a moment away from the hustle and bustle and revel in rocky pools and opulent, shady fern gullies. The St Georges river track follows two river crossings, displaying fairy garden-esc views of towering eucalyptus. A moderate walk, usually taking an hour all up, the track is 2.7km one way.
Running uphill on the Eastern side of the St George River, The Tramway Track stands before glistening river flats. This track loops back toward the sea and is a moderate 3km meander.
Cherry Tree Track
A steep climb with lovely vistas across the valley, the Cherry Tree Track divides and continues along the right hand fork, coming out a few minutes south of Odos Gallery. A moderate 4.8km round trip, this walk usually takes upwards of an hour.
Stony Creek Walk
A great walk for children and parents with prams, the Stony Creek walk will lead you to a pretty picnic area in glossy eucalypt woodland. Be awed as the walk ends dramatically at the base of a lengthy cascade.
Lorne Pier & Swing Bridge
Walk through the top bank caravan park to everyone’s favorite swing bridge. Amble uphill toward a melaleuca grove and end on the beach accompanied by the soothing purrs of the ocean.
A twenty minute return walk, this circuit amble is easy and stroller friendly. From the visitor centre walk through Top Bank Caravan Park to beautiful swing bridge. Finish the stroll with some scrumptious treats at the quant and beautiful Swing Bridge café and Boathouse.
Lorne Heritage Walk
A 2 hour walk beginning at Lorne Visitor Information Centre and finishing at the Lorne Historical Society. Discover some of the Indigenous and European history of Lorne including tales of shipwrecks, historical buildings and local stories