Great Ocean Walk closure at Aire River

Re: Great Ocean Walk closure at Sand Road Bridge – Aire River,  Great Otway National Park.

Colac Otway Shire advises that the bridge linking Great Otway National Park’s Aire River East and West campground’s, will be closed while the Shire undertake major bridge rehabilitation works.  Commencing May 25, 2015 and proceeding until the end of June (subject to weather conditions).

Parks Victoria advises operators that these bridge works will impact the Great Ocean Walk.

  • During these works there will be no pedestrian access to the bridge.
  • Walkers will need to arrange connections and transport links to continue on.
  • Day 5 – Aire River West Campground to Johanna Beach is via Sand Road access.


For further information

For bridge works information contact Colac-Otway Shire: (03) 5232 9400 

For more information about the Great Ocean Walk please contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963 or visit , or

Great Otway National Park Updates – visit for the latest change of conditions to the park’s areas other than the Great Ocean Walk.