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Stevenson's Falls

Itinerary – How to spend a day in Forrest

Sometimes you just need a quick getaway. Maybe you’ve only got time to stay one night… Here’s what we recommend you include in your one night escape…. 2.00pm: Self check-in to your suite. Grab a piece of fruit for a snack. Put on your walking shoes. 2:30pm Drive to Stevenson’s Falls car park (15 mins … Read more

Beauchamp Falls

Itinerary – Beech Forest Day Trip

Beech Forest is a region located just an under an hour from the Forrest township. We suggest a day trip which combines a visit to Beauchamp Falls in the morning, a picnic at the Californian Redwoods, followed by Hopetoun Falls in the afternoon. Each waterfall would take approximately 1 hour return for a person of good fitness. Both descend down … Read more

Trees Adventure Yeodene High Ropes Course

Trees Adventure – Yeodene Park

I’ve had my eye on this little adventure since we moved here in July and when one of my best mates came to stay, it was finally time to feel like little kids again and go climb some trees! The Trees Adventure in Yeodene is a fabulous place to have fun, challenge yourself and get … Read more

Seeking the platypus with Otway Eco Tours

Our little family has been looking forward to this….  the time had come to go and try and spot a platypus at Lake Elizabeth. Lake Elizabeth is about a ten minute drive out of Forrest and known for its colony of platypus. What does a tour involve? We met our guide, Ruby, at the Forrest Brewery … Read more

Family Friendly accommodation Forrest

Family Stays at Forrest Guesthouse

The Forrest Guesthouse is owned by a family with young kids. We understand what it can be like to holiday with kids in tow. A lot of our friends and family have kids. That’s why we’ve been working hard to make it easier for families to come and stay with us. Cooking Facilities Eating out … Read more

Fern Gully Walk Forrest

Fern Gully Walk – Forrest

Fern Gully Walk is a gentle but stunning walk on a well-maintained trail through – you guessed it –  a fern gully. 🙂 The walk starts a little way down the road heading into the West Barwon Reservoir. Look out for a sign “Fern Gully Walk” on the right, directing you to the start of … Read more

Tiger Rail Trail, Cycling Accommodation Forrest

Yaugher Trails – Cross Country Bliss

The Yaugher trails head out from the Yaugher trail head, just a few minutes north from Forrest. These are cross country trails at their finest, with a wide range of trails suitable for beginners and intermediate riders, all the way through to advanced. For those wanting a challenge, there are several black trails with sharp … Read more

Forrest Mountain Bike Trails Accommodation

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