Tarilta Creek, Six Chimneys and a Ruin Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

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  • Walk Length: 14.1 km
  • Walk duration: 6.0 hrs
  • Walk Grade: Experienced
  • 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: 128 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 900 m then turn left onto Porcupine Ridge Road. Follow this road northwards for 12.8 km to the start of the walk at the intersection with Loop Track (Grid Reference (GR) 521760).

Further Information

Total uphill: 350 m
Gradient: short hills to 20%
Path: 60% formed tracks with some rough surfaces and 40% off-track

Maps:
  Vicmap Topo 1:25000 A0: 7723-4-S CASTLEMAINE SOUTH
                                      
  Vicmap Topo 1:30000 A4: 7723-4-2-3, 7723-4-2-2

Upper Loddon State Forest

Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

Daylesford and Hepburn Springs – tourism and accommodation

Mobile Phone Coverage: Telstra, Optus, Vodaphone

 

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