Drive west on the Great Ocean Road and cross the Erskine River bridge at Lorne. Take the first turn right into Otway Street, which becomes Allenvale Road. Continue until you reach the roundabout 1 km from the bridge. Veer right and then turn left following the Allenvale Road sign. Continue along this road until you reach the Sheoak Picnic Ground 3.5 km from the roundabout. There are toilets, an information board, picnic tables and gas barbecues.
Walk 31: Sheoak Falls – Castle Rock
An enjoyable yet challenging walk along the Sheoak Creek valley to Swallow Cave, Sheoak Falls, and panoramic views to the south over the Cumberland River outlet and Holiday Park from Castle Rock viewing platform. The walk climbs around 100 m, mostly in the side trips to Swallow Cave, Sheoak Falls and Castle Rock.
Sheoak Picnic Ground on Garvey Track
TIME AND DISTANCE:
3.5 hr – 9.0 km circuit (if the river level is low)
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY:
Moderate to difficult. Some steep climbs and steps, hiking sticks are recommended
How to get there