Shelley Beach to Blanket Bay:

Distance: 20.5 km (6 – 7 hrs)
Difficulty: Medium – Hard
Shuttle Pick up: Blanket Bay

This section of The Great Ocean Walk takes you inland from Shelley Beach, where you experience towering Mountain Ash and some of the largest trees in Australia. Some of the mountain ash can grow to up to 70 metres high.


The walk then winds its way back towards the coast and eventually rejoins the coast at Blanket Bay. You can expect to see black wallaby, echidna, black cockatoo, rosella and other wildlife along the way.

Shelley Beach - Blanket Bay