Hotel accommodation near Johanna Seaside Cottages - Johanna Australia

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Johanna Seaside Cottages

General Description Located just off the Great Ocean Road at Johanna Beach, positioned between Apollo Bay and the Twelve Apostles this 600 acre property adjoins the beach and National Park. Seven cottages offer a private environment with stunning views of the ocean, river fla Attractions Welcome to the country On your first day you can hand feed the chooks, collect the eggs and pick your own seasonal fruit, vegetables and herbs from the vegetable patch. How about a swim in the indoor heated pool before settling down with a good book or complimentary DVD/Video by the wood fire or air-conditioner! At home in Johanna Spend your second day settling in and explore our property, settled by our ancestors in 1888. Follow the meandering Johanna River which surrounds the property, looking out for platypus. Cross the river into our unspoiled bushland which is abundant with wildlife. Follow the winding path through fern gullies and creeks and discover the old hut with its bark roof nestled in a quiet gully. Walk for miles along the beautiful and rugged Johanna Beach. Walking enthusiasts may choose to walk to Rotten Point, passing by the remains of the `Joanna¿ ship which lay deep beneath the sands, wrecked in 1843. Hit the road and the rocks Take the journey along the Great Ocean Road to the Twelve Apostles ¿ only 45 minutes away. Many hours can be spent viewing nature's spectacular rock formations along this coastline. One of Australia's natural phenomena, this coastline holds many stories of shipwrecks and hardship. The quiet village of Port Campbell could make a nice stopover for a leisurely lunch. Visit the National Park Information Centre and collect detailed information on the region¿s flora/fauna/walking tracks and coastal views. You might decide to travel on to Peterborough and the Bay of Islands, noted for its bird life. After a day of travel, stay in for a quiet evening selecting from our large choice of videos and DVDs. You¿ll fall for this Visit Melba Gully. Known as the `Jewel of the Otways¿ it is a delightful walk through dense rainforest of Myrtle Beech, Blackwood and tree ferns with an understory of low ferns and mosses. The cascade rocks and springs start the falls of the Johanna River. You will be overwhelmed at the 300-year-old Messmate tree, aptly named `The Big Tree¿. Then head onto the amazing `Otway Fly¿ near Beech Forest ¿ a tree top canopy walk above the lush, green forest. It is the longest and highest treetop walk in the world. A cafe is located at the Otway Fly. Return to Melba Gully at night and see the thousands of Glow Worms light up the banks, undoubtedly topping off a wonderful day. You will need a torch - there is one in your cottage. Walk the spectacular waterfalls Nearby Turtons Track, an old gravel track, evokes images of the early days when almost the entire area was covered in forests of gigantic mountain ash. A short detour along this route leads to three spectacular waterfalls, Triplet, Hopetoun and Beachamp Falls. Triplet Falls and Heritage Trail is one of the most charming waterfalls in the Otways. Its broad, triple divided cascades tumble through a rainforest of national significance The property is in the Heart of the Great Ocean Walk. Transportation Directions From Melbourne: (Via Princes Hwy) Take the Princes Hwy to Colac. Turn left in the main street of Colac to Gellibrand. Continue through Gellibrand to Lavers Hill. Turn left at Lavers Hill on to the Great Ocean Road. Travel for 7km then turn right on to the Red Johanna Road. Travel 3.95 km down the Johanna Red road. Look for our sign on the left and turn over the bridge. (3 hrs) From Melbourne: (Via Great Ocean Road) Take the Great Ocean Road through Lorne to Apollo Bay. Continue through Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road and head west for approx. half an hour. You will see a sign for Johanna Beach and Red Johanna Road. Turn left and travel down the Red Johanna Road for 4kms. Look for our sign on the left and turn over the bridge. (3 ½ hours) From Warrnambool: (Via Great Ocean Road) Take the Great Ocean Road through Port Campbell to Lavers Hill. Turn right at Lavers Hill and continue on the Great Ocean Road. Travel for 7km then turn right on to the Red Johanna Road. Look for our sign on the left and turn over the bridge. (1 ½ hours)
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395 Red Johanna Road
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Johanna
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Swimming pool, Pet Friendly, Air Conditioned, TV, DVD Player, Spa bath /
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