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Backpack

Backpack walks are pack carrying walks for two or more days duration where walkers are self-sufficient, carrying their own food, shelter and cooking gear.

  • 3.1/5 rating (33 votes)
  • Backpack
  • Medium
  • 21 km
  • 2 days, 11 hours

Beeripmo Walk

Mt Cole State Forest

This walk takes you through a mixture of woodland and lush ferns, waterfalls, moss-covered rocks, weather-beaten outcrops, and stunning views of the surrounding plains and hills.  Stay at Beeripmo Campground overnight.

  • 3.1/5 rating (15 votes)
  • Day Backpack
  • Hard
  • 22 km
  • 9 hours

Dibbins Hut Circuit

Alpine National Park

This is a hard, long walk beginning high up with good views and descending to the Cobungra River and Dibbins Hut, which is set in a beautiful flat by the river. The return route goes past the Red Robin Mine. Involves a 650m height gain (and descent).  Alternatively complete the walk as a 2 day backpack (Medium to Hard depending on fitness).  It is essential that you check the Parks Victoria website prior to visiting this area.

  • 3.9/5 rating (13 votes)
  • Day Backpack
  • Medium Hard Experienced
  • Various
  • Various

Grand Strzelecki Track

Tarra-Bulga National Park

The Grand Strzelecki covers in excess of 100km of walking and hiking tracks stretching from Morwell National Park to Tarra-Bulga National Park and Balook in a 3 or 4 day hike. Divided into segments, the GST can also be walked in shorter sections, ideal for 1 or 2 day hikes.

  • 3.2/5 rating (24 votes)
  • Short Day Backpack
  • Easy Medium Hard Experienced
  • 300km+
  • Various

Great Dividing Trail

Pathway to central Victoria's hidden treasures, from deep gorges and fern-lined rivers to the artefacts and cultural heritage of the greatest gold rush the world has ever seen.

  • 3.0/5 rating (16 votes)
  • Backpack Accommodated walks
  • Medium
  • 96km
  • 8 days

Great Ocean Walk

Great Otway National Park

The Great Ocean Walk, on Victoria's spectacular west coast, stretches 96 kms from the idyllic resort town of Apollo Bay, to within sight of the magnificent 12 Apostles.

  • 4.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Short Day Backpack
  • Easy Medium
  • Various
  • Various

Great South West Walk

Lower Glenelg National Park

The Great South West Walk has been developed as a bushwalking trail suitable for most ages and abilities comprising short 2 hour loop walks, full day walks, or for the intrepid, the whole 250km loop that begins and ends at the Maritime Discovery and Visitor Information Centre in Portland Victoria, Australia.

  • 3.5/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Backpack
  • Medium
  • 17 km
  • 2 days (12 hours)

Langi Ghiran Walk and Overnight Hike

Langi Ghiran State Park

A 2 day walk that combines a walk in a wild and interesting area with an overnight bush camp in a mountainous park.  Includes a visit to an aboriginal art site. Walkers new to bush camping may wish to take on this walk as a means of gaining experience for longer distance trips and carrying a pack with all your overnight requirements. Low-impact camping with no toilet, washing or cooking facilities. Car shuffle required.

  • 2.8/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Backpack
  • Experienced
  • 18 km
  • 2 days

Mt Cole Overnight Walk

Mt Cole State Forest

Traversing North to South through Mt. Cole State Forest and Mt. Buangor State Park, walkers will have the opportunity to visit Mt. Cole Reservoir, climb the highest peak on the plateau Mt. Buangor (990m), marvel at Mugwamp hut and relax at Fern Tree Waterfalls. A hard 2 day walk.

  • 2.9/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Day Backpack
  • Hard
  • 16 km
  • 6 hours

Mt McLeod

Mount Buffalo National Park

This is a fairly long walk to Mt McLeod, which is on the remote northern end of the Buffalo Plateau overlooking the Ovens Valley. Involves a 300m climb.

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