Venture to the inland sheltered forest of the Ironbark Basin in the Great Otway National Park.
Tramp past grass trees and search for hidden treasures like rare orchids, echidnas and reptiles.
Discover more about traditional Aboriginal lifestyle and behold spectacular views from one of three Point Addis lookouts.
This walk includes all of the following terrain: Well-formed track / short, steep hills / steps / sand.
Note: Dogs are not permitted on this walk, which passes mainly though national park areas. Dogs are permitted on-leash only at the Addiscot Beach day visitor area Please see the Surf Coast Shire website to find areas where dogs are permitted on and off lead.
To see the other 11 sections of the Surf Coast walk, head to this page.
Bells Beach is the start of the Surf Coast Walk fifth section - Ironbark Basin
Bells Beach - Home of the Rip Curl Pro
Southside is a popular surf destination
The Ironbark basin - part of the Great Otway National Park
One of many lookouts along this section of the Surf Coast Walk. View the shipwreck graveyard where 19 ships unfortunately failed to safely make it to land.
The second lookout along this section of the Surf Coast Walk
The Surf Coast Walk crossing over Point Addis Road. Point Addis toilet block
The third lookout on this section of the Surf Coast Walk. Discover the spectacular view of Point Addis.
Point Addis is the end of the Surf Coast Walk fifth section - Ironbark Basin