We have a selection of the freshest local produce, handmade foods and souvenirs.

If you want to experience the best of Forrest, you can’t go past the Forrest General Store without stopping by. We have a selection of the freshest local produce, handmade foods and souvenirs, and our friendly staff are full of useful tips and tourist information.

Forrest souvenirs & local produce

Forrest and the Otway Ranges is home to some of Australia’s most famous artisan produce and delicacies – and you’ll find them for a reasonable price at the Forrest General Store. We source and supply high-quality seasonal produce from our region, including shiitake mushrooms, olive oil, cheese, meats, chocolates, ice-cream and teas and coffees.

As well as famous foods, we’re pleased to stock a range of locally made boutique giftware, candles, toys, ceramics, artworks and skin and body care. Whether you want an edible souvenir to keep you going on the road, or a Forrest Otways souvenir to take home as a gift or memento of your visit, we have a huge range of handmade specialties.

The Forrest General Store also supplies timber, kindling, ice, tobacco and newspapers – we’re your one-stop-shop for everything you need to make your trip memorable for all the right reasons.

Forrest & Otway Ranges tourist information

If you’re stopping for a bite to eat at our Forrest café, ask our friendly staff about the best things to do in Forrest. We’re happy to provide our own personal recommendations and tourist information, so you experience the very best our beautiful town has to offer.


No matter whether you’re stopping by on your way to the Great Ocean Road, or staying in town for a few days, we want to give our best impression. Our Forrest General Store combines old-style country hospitality... ~ Read More ~

Souvenirs & Gifts

At Forrest General Store, we want all visitors to experience the best there is to see, do and eat in and around our beautiful town. Our friendly staff are all locals and are happy to offer... ~ Read More ~