Mount Buffalo View Point Mount Buffalo National Park

3.7/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Walk Length: 7 - 8 km
  • Walk duration: 3.5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Style: Return
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Mount Buffalo View Point

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Porepunkah

Walk Area:  North East Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  347 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but patchy and coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2006

Walk Details Provided By:  Border Bushwalking Club, Wangaratta Out and About, Warby Range Bushwalkers & Benalla Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Drive towards Bright via Hume Highway, Wangaratta and Myrtleford.  Take the turn off to Mt Buffalo near Porepunkah.  Drive up Mt Buffalo and continue driving south (that is take the right fork just after you reach the plateau level – the left fork goes to the chalet) until you reach Lake Catani.  The walk starts a delightful picnic spot on the main road, overlooking Lake Catani.

Further Information

Mobile phone coverage information

Map: Mt Buffalo Forest Activities Map 1:30 000 published by Rooftop Mapping Services

Parks Victoria:  Mount Buffalo National Park website  

Parks Victoria:  Mount Buffalo National Park Visitor Guide

There are seasonal road closures in Mt Buffalo National Park over winter - check with Parks Victoria website for details.

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