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Great Ocean Walk
The Great Ocean Walk runs for a length of 96 kilometers through Australia.
The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 5 days to walk the Great Ocean Walk.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.
The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!
On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.
You can stay overnight on campsites.
Wild camping is not allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!
Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.
Facts about Great Ocean Walk
- on campsites
The best time to hike the Great Ocean Walk is:
Arrival to the Great Ocean Walk
You will arrive via Melbourne International Airport.
You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 5 hours.
Departure from the Great Ocean Walk
Departure is via Melbourne International Airport.
You can get to the airport per Bus / Zug. Takes about 8 hours.
Useful links to the Great Ocean Walk
- Official website of the trail
- The following websites offer you further information: Link 1 Link 2
Our recommendation for hiking maps and hiking guides to the Great Ocean Walk
Map and elevation profile of the Great Ocean Walk
What else you should know about the Great Ocean Walk
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