Other than indulging in our magnificent Great Ocean Road Accommodation we recommend a few other activities.
Our Very Own “GLENAIRE PARK” PRIVATE FOREST WALK For those seeking a simple commune with nature we offer you our pet friendly “Glenaire Park” nature trail.
Our own private walking trail, exclusively for guests, is a medium grade track that offers a wonderful diversity of flora and fauna as you travel through tall trees, Sound of Music mountain tops with spectacular views and into the magnificent fern gully below with its ubiquitous gloworms and famous carnivorous Otway Black snail. (40 minutes return.)
We recommend the following qualified, experienced and respected massage therapists who will relax and rejuvenate you in the private comfort of your own cottage:
Jenni Venner T (03) 5237 5214 M 0427 338 034
Janine McKenzie T (03) 5237 7576 M 0407 311 824
OTWAY FLY A six million dollar engineering marvel to take you into the treetops. Only 20 minutes from your cottage with a beautiful return drive through the Otway Forest. Free Call 1800 300 477 to find out more.
HORSE RIDING An opportunity to ride on the beach or through the forest. We can book it for you or you can ring direct: Bimbi Park Cyril & Pat Marriner (03) 5237 9246 or bring your own horse! We have pasture, yards and unbelievable riding country with the ultimate views.
BEACH’S Castle Cove & pet friendly Johanna Beach are sculptural masterpieces and even more so when the gales present their wrath to the sandstone cliffs.
SURFING Johanna Beach world championship venue and Castle Cove known as ‘Castles’ among the regular die-hard surfing fraternity.
FISHING A choice of ocean and river fishing is available at Castle Cove, Glenaire Beach, Johanna River, Aire & Ford Rivers to name a few.
CANOES & MOUNTAIN BIKES An excellent means of exploring the wetlands, lakes and forest trails.
GREAT OCEAN WALK Glenaire is positioned to take advantage of this major coastal attraction by having direct access to the Otway National Park and being able to enjoy three strategic sections of it: Glenaire to Johanna Beach, Glenaire to Castle Cove via Dinosaur Cove and Glenaire to Aire River Mouth. We are happy to tailor a package to help you make the most of this wonderful facility. (2-6 hr return walks) Website
The Ridge Organic Food Store & Café
We confidently recommend The Ridge Cafe as part of your touring or catering experience. Their food is excellent, their location ideal as part of your exploration of the Otways, the view is superb and the team there are professional and friendly. 20 Gardner St, Beech Forest. T 03 5235 9273 M 0457 669693 E email@example.com Opening hours 7 days a week 8:30am – 4pm Fully licensed Find them on the map
PRODUCE Foothills Organics If coming via Colac, why not do a slight detour, visit the farm gate and purchase your own fresh organic produce. (Click thumbnail to enlarge.)
There are also Waterfalls, Art Galleries, Wineries & Scenic Drives. For more information ask your hosts or call The Great Ocean Road Visitor Information Centre on (03) 5237 6529
And of course we are only 50 minutes drive from the famous Twelve Apostles!