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Day Walks

Day Walks comprise more than 4 hours of walking time, but are completed in one day.

  • 3.1/5 rating (24 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard Experienced
  • 8 km
  • 6 hrs

Aberfeldy River

Baw Baw National Park

This off-track walk offers a sense of remoteness near the historic gold mining town of Walhalla, exploring the Aberfeldy River from Barnes Lookout.

  • 3.2/5 rating (14 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 14 km
  • 4 -5 hours

Anglesea Clifftops and Eumeralla Flora Reserve

Starting from Anglesea River, the walk joins the Surf Coast Walk through heathland and gullies, then turns north to make a circuit through forest and 4WD tracks, returning via Coogoorah park and wetlands back to Anglesea.

  • 3.4/5 rating (24 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 12 km
  • 4 hours

Anglesea Perimeter Track - Eastern Section

Great Otway National Park

This walk follows part of the Anglesea Perimeter Track through attractive forest and heathland country, following a series of interlinking tracks. Great views of the coast, and the countryside around Anglesea.  Much of the area covered by this walk is environmentally sensitive and walkers are asked to respect the land and not walk off track.

  • 3.7/5 rating (18 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 14 km
  • 4 -5 hours

Anglesea Perimeter Track - Western Section

Great Otway National Park

Starting from Coogoorah Park in the middle of Anglesea, this circuit walk climbs up via woodland paths, to provide great views over Anglesea, then descends through O'Donohue Reserve and back via coastal paths.  Much of the area covered by this walk is in an environmentally sensitive area and walkers are asked to respect the land and not walk off track.

  • 2.9/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 15 km
  • 4 hours

Around Eastern View

Great Otway National Park

Starting at Memorial Arch on the Great Ocean Rd, this walk leads inland to Coalmine track, then via Moggs Creek track to Moggs Creek picnic area. The walk continues along a pleasant walking track to a great viewing point overlooking the coast then descends back to the beach to complete the circuit.

  • 3.0/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Day
  • Easy
  • 10 km
  • 4.5 hours

Babbington Hill

Wombat State Forest

A walk through Wombat State Forest with attractive forested scenery on the lower slopes of Babbington Hill and over the hill-top with views of the surrounding country.

  • 3.7/5 rating (15 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 12 km
  • 4 hours

Back Wall Walk

Mount Buffalo National Park

This is a delightful walk through snow gums, granite tors and open frost hollows, terminating at the Back Wall where there is an excellent view.  Involves a 240m climb.

  • 3.3/5 rating (12 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 16km
  • 4-5 hours

Baldry's Crossing - Cape Schanck

Mornington Peninsula National Park

This walk passes through a grass tree forest, has views over farmland and rocky coastline and you may see wildlife.  Requires a car shuffle.

  • 2.5/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 14 km
  • 4- 5 hours

Baldry's Crossing - Seawinds

Mornington Peninsula National Park

You will see Tree Fern valleys, grass tree forests, native heathland coastal bush, pleasant suburban streets, a secluded bird sanctuary dam, a small waterfall  with a gorge below, Seawind Gardens and excellent views over Port Phillip Bay, Bass strait and the Southern Peninsula. Requires a car shuffle.

  • 2.8/5 rating (21 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 14 km
  • 5 hours

Balt Camp Circuit

Wombat State Forest

A circuit walk following part of the Great Dividing Trail (GDT) from Nolan Creek Picnic Area to 'Balt Camp' ruins, returning via Rat Hole/Olsen Track/Lerderderg Road.

  • 3.3/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 15 km
  • 4 -5 hours

Beach and Bush near Aireys Inlet

Great Otway National Park

Starting in the centre of Aireys Inlet, we walk to the lighthouse, then along the coast, crossing Moggs Creek, then turn inland following woodland tracks to Moggs Creek Picnic Area. From there, we return to Aireys Inlet via a ridgeline walk offering splendid views of the coast and cliffs.

  • 2.4/5 rating (18 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard
  • 9.6 km
  • 5 hours

Ben Nevis Walk

Mt Cole State Forest

A steep walk at the Northern end of the mountain range, with great views which often include wedgetail eagles and hang gliders.

  • 2.9/5 rating (15 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard
  • 18km
  • 6.5 hours

Blackwood - Ruth's Gully Circuit

Lerderderg State Park

Up to Sweet's Lookout, then to a high point of the ridge around picturesque Ruth's Gully, returning to Blackwood along Byers Back Track via the Tunnel.

  • 3.0/5 rating (21 votes)
  • Day
  • Easy
  • 9 km
  • 4 hours

Blackwood and Shaws Lake Historic Walk

Lerderderg State Park

This interesting walk visits many of the features in and around the historic gold mining township of Blackwood: Blackwood cemetery, churches, the pub, shops; plus the Blackwood mineral springs on the Lerderderg River and Shaws Lake.

  • 2.5/5 rating (11 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard
  • 16 - 17 km
  • 5 - 6 hours

Blairgowrie - Portsea (Front and Back Beaches)

Mornington Peninsula National Park

This walk has excellent coastal scenery, historical sites, artists views of the bay, views over Sorrento, a botanical gardens and old historical buildings. There are a number of secluded bays on the Bass Strait side of the Peninsula. Artists viewpoints are marked on the artists walk map obtained at the Information Centre near start of the walk. The walk takes you through Sorrento and Portsea as well as along Portsea's front and back beaches.

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