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Hopetoun Falls, Beech Forest

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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 happened to notice the route to Hopetoun falls on our way back from redwoods . We had not planned to visit earlier but this turned out to be pleasant. The walk down stairs to the falls was beautifu...  more »
  • Great spot to visit. Not suitable for infirm or those who struggle with steps. Was a beautiful location at the bottom of 100 or so sts through the rainforest.  more »
  • One of the most beautiful waterfalls within the Great Otway National Park, the Hopetoun Falls are accessible after an easy to moderate trek through the rainforest. The waterfall is an amazing sight to...  more »
  • Easily one of Australia best waterfalls. Great atmosphere, even better with a bit of water.
  • There is a pool and the tree stump. Walk on it or suspend yourself from it seen under the cascading water. So cool!
  • Hopetoun is the essence ofthe Otway Ranges
  • Very pretty waterfall. Short walk but quite steep.
  • This are my favorite falls in the GOR. Be sure to take your tripod for some amazing long exposure pics