Be a part of the Otway Harvest Trail

The Otway Harvest Trail consists of a variety of Otway hinterland businesses that share a passion for local produce and locally grown and made products. Each Otway Harvest Trail member business aims to provide opportunities for visitors to the region to get a taste of what’s on offer and available in the Otway region. The trail also includes business that provide services such as accommodation and recreational activities.

Joining the Otway Harvest Trail will give your business the chance to help grow the tourism experience across the Otway hinterland while collaborating with successful operators in a wide variety of joint opportunities that will enhance your business. For the visitor, engaging with the Otway Harvest Trail provides something to do, something to enjoy and something for them to take home.

For  everything you need to know about Otway Harvest Trail membership, please read the latest OHT membership prospectus 2019 – 20. Contact us for further assistance.

Application for membership of Otway Harvest Trail

Please email us at hello@otwayharvesttrail.org.au with your request to become a member. We will discuss the appropriateness of your membership in line with the philosophy of the Trail. Once we have agreed on your qualification to become a member:

  • Complete the web from below.
  • Provide us with a minimum of six high quality digital images of your business, to be used in your entry on the website and possibly used across the OHT platform.
  • Pay your membership fee. Pro rata fees may apply if your application is mid membership cycle

Upon receipt of the above, we will then create a web page for you on the Otway Harvest Trail site and include your business in our social media strategy. The process of the next brochure production begins in July of each year.

Membership fee calculation:

Examples of business

Brochure entry

Second brochure entry

Website entry

Cost

Cat 1

Producers and venues open to the public for all or part of the year; business with no direct retail outlet but with product sold through at least one OHT member, EFT 3 +

 Yes

 + $75

 Yes

 $375

Cat 2a

Microbusiness with no direct retail outlet but with product sold within the OHT boundaries; farm gate or seasonal producers with roadside stall; or selling product at summer markets – EFT less than 3 people

 Yes

 + $75

 Yes

 $225

Cat 2b

As 2a.  Website entry only

 No

 No

 Yes

 $125

Cat 3a

Hosted boutique accommodation

 Yes

 + $75

 Yes

 $225

Cat 3b

As 3a.  Website entry only

 No

 No

 Yes

 $125

 

 

In the event of my admission as a member, I agree:

  • To be bound by the rules of the Association for the time being in force.
  • To financially support the Trail through the prompt payment of my annual membership fee.
  • To practically support the Trail by engaging in ongoing promotional activities.
  • To maintain notified hours of operation.
  • To remain a member of my relevant Tourism Association (Category 1 and 3 members).

Membership Application

  • Information required for brochure listing

  • Drop files here or
  • Optional

    Optional information required for additional brochure listing (a $75 second listing may be available for 1, 2a and 3a membership categories). Complete all of the details which are different from those provided above

  • Website only listing

    If you do not wish to be included in the brochure, please provide the appropriate sections of the following for website only listing – you may provide unlimited text.