Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia? If you're planning to go to Great Otway National Park, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Great Otway National Park, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Great Otway National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Great Otway National Park.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Great Otway National Park.

    What to wear/what to pack for Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia by month

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    January

    January for Great Otway National Park is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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    February

    If you go to Great Otway National Park in February, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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    March

    In March, Great Otway National Park is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Great Otway National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    April

    In April, Great Otway National Park is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Great Otway National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    May

    May in Great Otway National Park is chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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    June

    June in Great Otway National Park is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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    July

    July in Great Otway National Park is crisp and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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    August

    If you go to Great Otway National Park in August, you will notice that it is crisp and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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    September

    September in Great Otway National Park is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    October

    October in Great Otway National Park can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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    November

    November here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    December

    If you vacation in Great Otway National Park during December, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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