At the intersection 100 m east of the Erskine River bridge at Lorne leave the Great Ocean Road and continue along the Deans Marsh Road for nearly 7 km to a small roadside parking area on the left-hand side. A sign ‘Five Mile Track’ marks the start of the track. Leave pick-up car in Lorne.
Walk 24: Five Mile Track
This tree-lined forest track has some steady climbs, crossing the Little Erskine River twice and eventually reaching the tourist resort of Lorne. Some very interesting indigenous vegetation beside of the track.
Deans Marsh Road – car shuttle: leave pick-up car in Lorne
TIME AND DISTANCE:
3 hr – 8.5 km one way
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY:
Easy to Moderate; hiking sticks recommended for river crossing
How to get there