Budget Motel The Otway Gate Motel is a member of the Budget Motel Chain which means our standards are to provide clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation to our guests. The motel is well known for its hospitality, cleanliness and huge amount of amenities and features including BBQ, free wifi, family rooms, in-room breakfast and guest laundry.
Don’t miss the Great Otway National Park which is about an hour’s drive from the Otway Gate Motel. The Great Otway National Park stretches from Torquay, along the Great Ocean Road and up through the Otways hinterland. There are boardwalks that lead you through several different breathtaking rainforest trails. The iconic Great Ocean Walk leads you to the Twelve Apostles rock formations. Base yourself at the Otway Gate Motel and enjoy all the natural splendours that the Great Otway National Park offers.
If you love mountain biking the Forrest Mountain Bike Trails are scattered throughout the Great Otway National Park. The Forrest MTB Trails offer some of the best riding trails in Australia. With over 65km of riding trails, the trails will lead you through rainforests, fern gullies and even waterfalls.
For something a little closer, just 5 minutes’ drive away from the Otway Gate Motel is the beautiful Colac Botanic Gardens. Enjoy 16 hectares of botanical gardens along the banks of Lake Colac. There is also a carriageway that surrounds the gardens that provides access for cars, runners and cyclists. Scenic walking paths, picnic and BBQ facilities and children’s playground are available to make a family day of it. The former curator’s cottage built in 1924 has been converted into the Botanic Café.