Things to do in Forrest and the Otway Ranges

Our little picturesque town of Forrest (pop. 230) has a lot to offer for a small community. A micro brewery, bike hire shop and a general store are all within walking distance. There are many activities right within your reach, like 60km of mountain bike trails, Lake Elizabeth platypus and glow worm tours, Tiger Rail Trail, Planet Mud outdoor adventures, bushwalking, waterfalls, West Barwon Reservoir… the list goes on.

Within a ½ - 1 hour drive you can access the Otway Fly, local wineries, breweries, berry farms, beaches and the Great Ocean Road. Forrest is the perfect place to explore the Otway ranges.

Forrest General Store

Food and Drink

Marriners Run Yaugher Trails Forrest Bike Friendly Accommodation

Mountain Biking in Forrest

Stevensons Falls, Barramunga Otway Ranges


Platypus Tour Lake Elizabeth, Forrest Guesthouse

Platypus Tours

Gravel Grind Forrest & The Otways

Gravel Grind Forrest & The Otways

Little Wattle Bird Great Ocean Photography

Birdwatching in the Otways

Trees Adventure Yeodene High Ropes Course

Trees Adventure Yeodene

West Barwon Reservoir

West Barwon Reservoir & Len Sprague Reserve


Planet Mud