Melba Gully

A true Otway gem, famous for its massive 350 year old Otway messmate and enchanting glow worms, Melba Gully is the most westerly rainforest in southern Australia. Take a pleasant stroll during the day and return with the torches for the evening display of glow worms.


Length: A 1.2km loop with steps
Time:    35 minutes
Location: 20 minutes east of Princetown

Access Information 

  • Pram and wheelchair access to amenities and BBQ/Picnic area

Accommodation Nearby

Ruby Rose Bed & Breakfast




Peterborough Holiday House


Camp Cooriemungle


Things To Do Nearby

Places To Eat & Drink

Berry Good Thai


Sweet Giftz


The Milkbar


Mac’s Hotel


Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.