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It’s always great to see guests making good use of everything our self-contained suites and garden have to offer. We always have herbs and rhubarb to spare! #ForrestGuesthouse
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Ruby Bonnets are the sweetest little fungi. Such a pop of colour amongst all the green. 😍 You’ve got to look closely to find them as they are often under 1cm tall but this cluster were easier to spot having perched on a tree fern at eye level. 😉
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Looks like these legends could be doing the Otway Harvest Trail by bike! Now there’s an idea! 😉 Starting in Port Campbell this morning, with a stop at Gorge Chocolates, they’ve put in a very decent amount of km and vert to be sleeping in our comfy beds tonight. We’ve had an influx of bikepackers staying of late, and we’re loving it! 🚲 🚵‍♀️ #bikepacking #gravelgrinder #gravelgrind #otwaysgravelgrind #bikepackingaustralia ...

This long necked turtle was a surprise welcoming party to the start of the Lake Elizabeth walking track today! 🐢 #turtle #commonlongneckedturtle #ForrestGuesthouse
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This little yellow fluffball could be seen clear as day sitting against the dark background of the pines. 😍 Their chest is so striking, but the moment it turned around it was immediately camouflaged. 🌲 #easternyellowrobin
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Bubbling creeks, mossy rocks, waving ferns. Little peaceful moments are hidden everywhere waiting to be discovered.

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What are the chances? I was trying to take a photo of the rose on my phone when these two cabbage moths fluttered in just as I took the shot!

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Melba Gully near Lavers Hill has an annual rainfall over 2000mm making it one of the wettest locations in Victoria. All that rain means lush green valleys full of ferns and moss. You can complete the Madsens Track Nature Walk (approx 2km) in 30-60 mins, taking you past Anne’s Cascades. Bring a raincoat!

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Stevensons Falls in nearby Barramunga can look totally different depending on recent rainfall. We love this set of falls, an easy flat walk that rewards you with a beautiful set regardless of the flow. Worth revisiting throughout the year!

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The silkies suddenly were very vocal over something so I looked outside to see a cheeky koala amble past their cage and climb our silver birch - that’s not going to be what you’re looking for buddy! #koala #koalasofinstagram #forrest #otwaysvictoria #ForrestGuesthouse
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Sometimes you just need to get out in the bush. Breathe fresh air. Listen to the birds. Check out the wildflowers. Hear the tick of your hub and your tyres on dirt. #rideforrest #mtbholiday @forrestmountainbikeclub

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Country comfort. Restful nights. Escape and unwind. #ForrestGuesthouse
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This tiny little fungi are about 6-8mm in diameter and to be honest, I had no idea what they were when I found them while doing some weeding in the garden. Some clever friends on fb solved the mystery for me - birds nest fungi! Name makes total sense. I was fascinated that the little “eggs” in each nest are totally separate and loose, you can grab a tiny stick and move them around. Super cool. #birdsnestfungi #otwaysvictoria #forrestguesthouse ...

Forrest is the perfect holiday destination for adventure. Ride over 60km of singletrack, hike to a waterfall, go on a @treesadventure, seek a platypus on a kayak tour, and just 30 mins to the beach. It doesn’t get much better! #ForrestGuesthouse #RideForrest
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This may be my favourite pic of my bike yet... Now just imagine your bike in this shot... doesn’t your bike deserve a visit to Forrest? 🤣 photo by @safari.global

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Here at #ForrestGuesthouse we love all things #mtb and especially anything that encourages women to get into biking. When I got asked to help out with a tourism photo shoot, I had two thoughts. Bring a female friend or two to the shoot, and also use the opportunity to highlight a fantastic community group who encourage women (myself included) to get into biking. I snuck in my #lystychicks drink bottle 😉 and roped in a mate @swcros. While I don’t usually post photos of myself, I’ll make an exception for this campaign. 😃 I’ll share some more of these in the coming days.

This shoot is part of a larger video campaign which will be released in March. Big thanks to GORRT for choosing to highlight Forrest, Forrest Guesthouse and all the adventures you can have while exploring the area! Can’t wait to see the videos 😍 @victoriatogether
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16 Grant Street Forrest 3236
The Otway Ranges Victoria

Call Michelle
on 0407 318 507