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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  • October 2, 2017
    Going down all the steps to this waterfall is well worth the effort. There is a very small walk around the corner to the fall once you get off the steps, through ferns which is delightful. The trek ba...  more »
  • August 22, 2017
    It was gorgeous from a far! Didn't have the time to walk down and was worried about the weather because it was heavily raining but would recommend for people to see!  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    We enjoyed a peaceful winters hike into see Hopetoun Falls. Rails and stairs most of the way. Only a 20-30 minute trail to the bottom. What goes down must come up but well worth the visit and plenty o...  more »
  • September 18, 2017
    Very short walk to see the top of the falls from the carpark. Very pretty falls when we were there.
  • July 30, 2017
    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.
  • July 23, 2017
    Such a beautiful place. It's a must on everyone's list to visit
  • May 8, 2017
    A magical place to visit! A decent asend on the way up! Wear proper shoes.
  • May 15, 2017
    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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