Cabbage Tree Creek, Vic

Cabbage Tree Creek is on Princes Highway (A1)

Cabbage Tree Creek Attractions

Cape Conran East Coast Boardwalk

Follow the boardwalk around East Cape to Cowrie Bay where you will see the rocky coastline, sheltered bays rock pools, lookouts and sandy beaches. Along the way there are interpretive signs providing information of the significance of this coastal environment to the Aboriginal people. Climb the steps from the beach to take the trail through coastal heath-land and back to the car park. It is a 3 kilometre loop walk so set aside a couple of hours. Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash.

Turn south off the Princes Highway, 2.5 kilometres east of the Cabbage Tree Creek General Store onto the Conran/Cabbage Tree Creek Road. Travel 13 kilometres then at the T-intersection turn left. Continue until you reach East Coast Road on the right then follow this road to the Sailors Grave car park and picnic area with tables and toilets. The walk starts (and ends) from this car park.

Falls Creek Memorial Walk

This memorial trail is dedicated to Peter Geary, a young forester who tragically lost his life but his commitment to forestry lives on through the Silvicultural Systems Project. Peter was the driving force in the planning and operations of the project. Enjoy this short walk through Stringybark forest and fern gullies to the waterfalls on Falls Creek.

Turn north off the Princes Highway approximately 3 kilometres east of the Cabbage Tree Creek General Store onto the Emphield Track. The car park is about 4 kilometres off the Princes Highway.

Little Cabbage Tree Creek Falls

These falls are approximately 800 metres return from the Cabbage Tree Falls car park and picnic area with tables and toilets provided but there are no rubbish bins so please take your rubbish when you leave. There is also an information board.

Turn north off the Princes Highway, 10 kilometres west of the Cabbage Tree Creek General Store (100 metres west of the Murrungower Picnic Area) and 18 kilometres east of Orbost onto Murrungower Road. Travel approximately 7 kilometres then turn right onto the Tarlton Track. Travel another 3 kilometres to the Falls picnic area and the beginning of the walk.

This page last reviewed on 21 Jul 2016