Nature Reserves Features and Facilities

Reserve Name

Location

Features and Facilities

Allen Noble Sanctuary

 

96A Great Ocean Road
Aireys Inlet

Picnic tables, jetty, boardwalk, gravel pathways, seating, shelter/shade, dogs on lead, adjoins playground, good bird watching

Anglesea Lookout Nature Reserve

Cnr Great Ocean Road & Harvey Street
Anglesea

Sea views, seating, shelter/shade, dogs on lead, restored historical building

Barwon River West Reserve

Barwon Terrace (between Princes Highway & Batson Street)
Winchelsea

Dogs on lead

Bellbrae Nature Reserve

Cnr Great Ocean, Cemetery & School Roads
Bellbrae

Picnic tables, BBQ, toilets, seating, shelter/shade, drink fountain, dogs on lead, adjoins playground and sports oval

Bells Beach Surfing Recreation Reserve

Bells Beach Road
Bells Beach

Picnic tables, toilets, ocean views, seating, dogs on lead

Boundary Road Nature Reserve

Dogs on lead, natural area

Bristlebird Nature Reserve

Cnr Old Coach & Moggs Old Neuk Roads
Moggs Creek

Walking track, dogs on lead

Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve 

River Reserve Road
Anglesea

Picnic tables, BBQ, toilets, seating, dogs on lead, adjoins playground, canoe launching, boardwalks

Dans Nature Reserve

Cnr Dans & McCanns Road
Connewarre

Picnic tables, seating, dogs on lead, canoe launching

Deep Creek Nature Reserve

Piper Lane to the Esplanade
Torquay

Picnic tables, dogs on lead

Edna Bowman Nature Reserve

Cnr Evans & Purnell Streets
Anglesea

Dogs on lead

Fairyland Nature Reserve

Cnr Great Ocean & Cameron Roads
(adjacent to bowling club, caravan park and river)
Anglesea

Walking track, dogs on lead, adjoins playground and river

Giddings Road Nature Reserve

Cnr Giddings & McPhees Road to Forest Road
Paraparap

Dogs on lead, unused road reserve

Grasstree Park Nature Reserve

Cnr Surfcoast Highway & Messmate Road
Torquay

Picnic tables and walking tracks. Bring your mosquito repellent and remember that dogs are only permitted in centre cleared area. No dogs allowed on bushwalking tracks

Greenhood Nature Reserve

Cnr Bambra & Boundary Roads
Aireys Inlet

Dogs on lead, natural area

Jan Juc Creek and Tributaries

Delview Court to Torquay Boulevard
Jan Juc

Picnic tables, BBQ, seating, shelter/shade, dogs on lead

Jarosite Road Nature Reserve

Jarosite Road
Bells Beach

Walking track

Kuarka Dorla Nature Reserve

Cnr River Reserve Road, Weir & Russell Streets
Anglesea

Low gradient pathway, seating, dogs on lead

Larcombes Road Nature Reserve

Larcombes Road
Moriac

Dogs on lead, small roadside reserve

Mellors Swamp Nature Reserve

130 Great Ocean Road
Aireys Inlet

Wetland, natural area

Merrans Nature Reserve

7A Werona Road
Aireys Inlet

Walking track, dogs on lead, natural area

Moggs Creek Nature Reserve

Cnr Wendt Close & Robyn Road
Moggs Creek

Walking track, dogs on lead

Moonah Woodlands Nature Reserve

Torquay Sands, The Esplanade
Torquay

No facilities

Napthine Reserve

Between Princes Highway & Barkly Street,
Winchelsea

Picnic tables, seating, shelter/shade, dogs on lead, adjoins playground

Ocean Acres Nature Reserve 15 Ocean Acres Drive Torquay Within this Reserve there is a mown grassed area with a playground, barbecue, picnic tables and basketball hoop and a netball ring. Dogs on lead.

Painkalac Creek Nature Reserve

Great Ocean Road
Aireys Inlet

Walking track, dogs on lead, canoe launching

Paringa Nature Reserve

18 Paringa Crescent
Anglesea

Walking track, dogs on lead, kangaroos

Rice Nature Reserve

Horseshoe Bend Road (near McCanns Road intersection)
Connewarre

Dogs on lead, river views

Sandy Gully Nature Reserve

26 Aireys Street, Aireys Inlet

Pathway, dogs on lead.

Spring Creek Nature Reserve

Duffields Road to Surfcoast Highway
Torquay

Seating, river views, leads to Torquay Pump Bike Track, dogs on lead, adjoins sporting ovals, tennis courts and netball courts

Stony Creek Nature Reserve

179 Ocean Road
Lorne

Picnic tables, walking track, seating, dogs on lead

Snow Gum Reserve Corner of Gundrys and Vickerys Roads

Bellbrae

No facilities. Dogs on lead.

Winchelsea Common Nature Reserve

Cnr Witcombe, Gladman & Hopkins Streets
Winchelsea

The Winchelsea Common is closed to all public access while steps are taken to address contamination related to past shooting activities.

Woodbank Rise Nature Reserve Corner of Woodbank Rise and Bells Boulevard, Jan Juc There are no facilities in this reserve.