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Volunteers Required - Trackwork

Langi Ghiran Water Race Circuit

26 August 2017 at 9.30am - 16 Volunteers required. Contact David Miller on davidmiller3199@gmail.com

Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October

Warburton

This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.

Changes to the Packhorse Track

Many bushwalkers will have walked the delightful Packhorse Track that winds up through the forest from Howmans Gap to Falls Creek. There have been some changes to the track recently as part of Falls Creek's summer strategy. Read more

Grampians Peak Trail

Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway.
Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video

Deer Hunting on Snake Island

The Victorian Government announced recently that it would allow a trial to hunt hog deer on the island for a two year period. Bushwalking Victoria has a number of concerns reagrding this proposal. Read more ...
 

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Cape Schanck - Gunnamatta - Cape Schanck
  • 4.1/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Cape Schanck - Gunnamatta - Cape Schanck
Mornington Peninsula National Park

This walk offers spectacular views of the Mornington Peninsula, the Wild Coast, and Cape Schanck. The walk takes you along 5 kilometres of the beautiful Gunnamatta surf beach and native coastal bush. Involves climbing 439 steps on return journey.

Cape Schanck - Gunnamatta - Rye Back Beach
  • 4.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 18 km
  • Walk duration: 5 - 6 hours

Cape Schanck - Gunnamatta - Rye Back Beach
Mornington Peninsula National Park

There are some pleasant bush tracks at first then a lot of beach walking, with excellent coastal cliff views at Cape Schanck. Car shuffle required.

  • 3.4/5 rating (18 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 11.4 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Centenary Walk and The Island
Werribee Gorge State Park

A walk through attractive yellow gum woodland to an isolated volcanic hill between Myrniong Creek and the Werribee River.

Central Springs to Tipperary Springs
  • 4.1/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 8.5 km
  • Walk duration: 2.5 hrs

Central Springs to Tipperary Springs
Hepburn Regional Park

The walk takes the Tipperary Walking Track from Central Springs, at the picturesque Lake Daylesford, to Tipperary Springs. There are several mineral springs visited en-route to sample the waters. 

  • 3.6/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Very Easy
  • Walk Length: 6 km
  • Walk duration: 2.5 hours

Cherry Walk

This is a delightful amble along the Ovens River virtually in the town of Bright. The name of the walk comes from the Cherry family which lost six children to diphtheria in an epidemic in 1871.

  • 2.3/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 14 km
  • Walk duration: 8 hours

Chinamans - Ararat Reservoir - Chinamans
Mt Cole State Forest

A variety of interesting bushland and rocky outcrops, passing the Ararat reservoir and Victoria Mill site.  Includes a number of steep climbs and descents with excellent views of the plains to the west.

Chocolate Mill Walk
  • 5.0/5 rating (1 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 16.6 km
  • Walk duration: 5.0 hrs

Chocolate Mill Walk
Hepburn Regional Park

Commencing on part of the Great Dividing Trail and walking north as far as the Chocolate Mill, the route passes evidence of the gold mining era in Beehive Gully. Crossing into the Hepburn Regional Park, the track continues along 4WD tracks, off-track through scrub alongside the highway and unmade back roads through small agricultural holdings up to a ridgeline where there are spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. The route continues along unmade back roads with a very steep descent to a ford before returning past a quaint miner's cottage to the cars.

Cobungra Ditch Walking Track, Mt Hotham
  • 2.6/5 rating (12 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium Hard
  • Walk Length: 12.5 km or 18km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours or 6 hours

Cobungra Ditch Walking Track, Mt Hotham
Alpine National Park

A journey to discover why and how this water race was constructed in 1883-84. This is not just an ordinary water race, this was an engineering wonder that had to be surveyed and cut through one of the harshest and rugged landscapes in Australia.  There are a number of information boards along the walk.  Involves a descent at the beginning and a steady ascent at the end with walk along the ditch being mostly level with good views of the mountains. 

  • 4.0/5 rating (1 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Very Easy
  • Walk Length: 3 km
  • Walk duration: 1.5 hours

Corral Peak and Mahomet's Tomb
Mount Buffalo National Park

This is a short walk in an area of Mt Buffalo that has numerous large rock features. 100m climb and descent.




Creswick Waters
  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14.5 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hrs

Creswick Waters
Creswick Regional Park

The Creswick area was extensively mined from the 1850s to 1880s and evidence of mining activity is still evident.  The walk includes: Blue Waters; St Georges Lake, built as a mining dam for the Creswick State Battery which operated into the 20th century; Cosgrove Reservoir, a water supply for Creswick; and the remains of Eatons Dam wall, built of stone and earth that was breached in 1933 following intensive rain.