Hopetoun Falls, Beech Forest

#44 of 252 in Nature in Victoria
The Hopetoun Falls is a waterfall across the Aire River that is located in The Otways region of Victoria, Australia.Location and featuresThe falls are located approximately south of the locality of at an elevation of above sea level and range between 45- in height. Hopetoun Falls adjacent to the Apollo Bay - Beech Forest Road about south of the Beauchamp Falls turnoff and roughly northwest of the coastal town of Apollo Bay.Much attention has been given to preserving the natural characteristics of Hopetoun Falls while allowing ample access for visitors. The falls have a large set of well-built and maintained stairs that lead down a natural patio to a viewing platform very close to the foot of the waterfall. Hopetoun Falls plunges 30 m in a rectangular shape. Many visitors come every year to look at its natural beauty.
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  • We stopped here during a recent visit to Apollo Bay and loved it. It had been wet and rainy though so not many people around (bonus) and the falls and river were flowing. Would recommend the stop off,...  more »
  • The stairs are a killer but it's well worth the effort. The falls are absolutely gorgeous! Very much enjoyed my short little visit.  more »
  • Easy short walk from the car park (which small - made for approx 6 cars). Walk is very easy.. edge of wooden steps and exposed tree roots can be a slippery when wet. Waterfall is nice ... walkway is s...  more »
  • Very short walk to see the top of the falls from the carpark. Very pretty falls when we were there.
  • A beautiful spot for photography, very serene and soothing for the soul. A degree of fitness is required to get back up the stairs however it's not too difficult.
  • Such a beautiful place. It's a must on everyone's list to visit
  • A magical place to visit! A decent asend on the way up! Wear proper shoes.
  • A bit of a steep walk to get down to the falls but a wonderfully beautiful spot. The platform with a view of the falls has the river running right by it.

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