Walk Category: Day
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Mt Martha
Walk Area: Melbourne - South
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 75 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes
Walk Details Collated: October 2011
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Drive to Mt Martha on Nepean Highway. Turn west at Craigie Rd and then south along Esplanade until you reach the car park at Watson Rd
Briars Park has the historic Balcombe Homestead, a restuarant and kiosk. The park is open between 9am and 5pm. The Balcombe Homestead is open between 10am and 4pm when volunteer Homestead Guides are on duty. The Wildlife Sanctuary is closed to all park visitors on days of Total Fire Ban. The Homestead and the rest of the Park grounds will open as normal. Entry fee applies for the Homestead and bookings are recommended.
Bushwalking Victoria's advocacy efforts aim to proactively influence decisions that impact on bushwalking and bushwalkers in Victoria, by engaging with key decision makers and land managers such as Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)to ensure that bushwalking issues and opportunities are understood and considered when policies and decisions are made that impact on the bushwalking community in Victoria.
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