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BTAC - Track Clearing - Volunteers Needed

Labour Day weekend, Friday 10th – Monday 13th March.  Read more...

Detours, Yarra State Forest

Detours will be in place in the Yarra State forest during February/March to ensure public safety around timber harvesting operations.  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 ...

Peaks Challenge Falls Creek

Due to the many cyclists taking part in the event, a number of road closures and changes to traffic conditions will be made in the region on Sunday 12 March. Read more...
 
Replacement of Toilet Block - Ritchie's Hut
 
Parks Victoria are currently in the process of replacing the existing toilet at Ritchie's hut.

The works are scheduled between February and April 2017.

There may be no toilet available for use between this period as the old toilet will be decommissioned. Please ensure you walk at least 100 metres from the river or any water way, dig a hole and bury your waste and toilet paper very carefully.

If you have any queries, please contact Parks Victoria, Mansfield on 13 1963.

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Listings starting with S

  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours

Sardine and Clearwater Creeks and The Tunnel
Lerderderg State Park

A picturesque walk in typical Lerderderg Gorge country, taking in a range of historic mining features, including water races, a stone chimneys, a tunnel diverting the river and valley views.  Compass and some off track navigation required.

Schoolhouse Point
  • 2.7/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 12kms
  • Walk duration: 5hrs

Schoolhouse Point
Lake Eildon National Park

Walk with panoramic views over Lake Eildon from ridegetop and lakeside.  Includes a number of short, steep ascents and descents.  Many opportunities to stop at secluded spots beside the lake.

  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hours

Shaws Lake - Tunnel Point
Lerderderg State Park

A very pleasant walk through the dry open forest typical of central Victoria. As well, there are water races and fern gullies. The Tunnel was constructed by early gold miners to divert the river.

  • 2.4/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 13.5 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Shoreham - Point Leo - Coolart - Somers

This walk has coastal views, rocky reefs offshore, sand beach walking, quiet bay views and quiet coastal holiday villages. Best walked at low tide.  Car shuffle required.

  • 2.7/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 13 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Sorrento - Portsea (Front and Back Beaches)
Point Nepean National Park

This walk has excellent coastal scenery, historical sites, artists views of the bay, views over Sorrento, a botanical gardens and old historical buildings. The walk takes you through Sorrento and Portsea as well as along Portsea's front and back beaches.

  • 2.3/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 11 km
  • Walk duration: 3 - 5 hours

Sorrento Back Beach – London Bridge – Quarantine Station – Gun Junction
Mornington Peninsula National Park

You will see excellent Bass Strait and Bay views, surf coast, offshore rocky areas and historic areas. If you walk to Pauls Lookout the total distance will be 12 km.   Car shuffle required.

  • 5.0/5 rating (1 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 8 km
  • Walk duration: 3.5 hours

South Buffalo Viewpoint
Mount Buffalo National Park

This is an easy walk through snow gums and grass plains, with spectacular granite formations & views, terminating at South Buffalo Viewpoint. 120m climb (& descent).

  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 12.5 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours

Spanish Onion - Cowan Tracks Circuit
Lerderderg State Park

A walk through dry open forest in typical Lerderderg country.

  • 4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 12 kms
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Stony Point - Hastings

You will see an interesting country train station, tug boats, mangroves, a disused Oil Refinery, a tidal mangrove boardwalk and a large boat marina. You will see also excellent coastal scenery and the One Steel (BHP) Strip Mill across the bay.  Car shuffle required.

Sugarloaf Reservoir Circuit, Christmas Hills
  • 2.8/5 rating (18 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 16 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hours

Sugarloaf Reservoir Circuit, Christmas Hills

A pleasant circuit around the reservoir, with views across the water, and from the high point, views of the city.  Kangaroo sightings.   

Swallow Cave and Sheoak Falls
  • 5.0/5 rating (1 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 6.5 km
  • Walk duration: 2 hours

Swallow Cave and Sheoak Falls
Great Otway National Park

Starting from Sheoak Picnic Area, this walk winds down Sheoak Creek to Swallow Cave, and the beautiful Sheoak falls, then returns to the start point.

Swallow Cave, Sheoak Falls and Castle Rock
  • 3.3/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 9 km
  • Walk duration: 3 hours

Swallow Cave, Sheoak Falls and Castle Rock
Great Otway National Park

Starting from Sheoak Picnic Area, this walk winds down Sheoak Creek to Swallow Cave, and Sheoak falls, then climbs out of the valley to reach Castle Rock lookout thence return to the start point.