Mr Hunts Chimney Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

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  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 3.5 hrs
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:Day

Getting There: Car

Nearest Town: Daylesford

Walk Area: Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO: 131 km

Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated: May 2015

Walk Details Provided by: Federation 2015; Bayside Bushwalking Club & Great Dividing Trail Association

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Getting There

From Melbourne head west via the M1, M80 and the Western Freeway/Highway (M8) and take the C141 exit, turning north to Daylesford. From Daylesford drive via Howe and Raglan Streets onto the Midland Highway (A300) for 1 km and turn right onto Daylesford-Malmsbury Road for 900m then turn left onto Porcupine Ridge Road. Follow this road northwards for 16 km to Wewak Track on the right-hand side and park. This is the start of the walk.

Note that the last 5 km of this road is unsealed.

Further Information

Total uphill: 310 m
Gradient: short steep hills <20%
Path: formed tracks, rough and rocky surfaces and off-track

Maps:

Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

Daylesford and Hepburn Springs – tourism and accommodation

Mobile Phone Coverage: Telstra, Optus, Vodaphone

 

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