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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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Alpine

  • 3.9/5 rating (10 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Back Wall Walk
Mount Buffalo National Park

This is a delightful walk through snow gums, granite tors and open frost hollows, terminating at the Back Wall where there is an excellent view.  Involves a 240m climb.

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.




  • 3.0/5 rating (14 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
    Backpack
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 22 km
  • Walk duration: 9 hours

Dibbins Hut Circuit
Alpine National Park

This is a hard, long walk beginning high up with good views and descending to the Cobungra River and Dibbins Hut, which is set in a beautiful flat by the river. The return route goes past the Red Robin Mine. Involves a 650m height gain (and descent).  Alternatively complete the walk as a 2 day backpack (Medium to Hard depending on fitness).  It is essential that you check the Parks Victoria website prior to visiting this area.

Eagle Point via Og, Gog and Magog
  • 3.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 10 km
  • Walk duration: 4 - 5 hours

Eagle Point via Og, Gog and Magog
Mount Buffalo National Park

The walk to Eagle Point is gently undulating, and clearly sign-posted.  It has some good viewing points of the Buffalo Plateau - in particular from Eagle Point. It passes through snow-gum and alpine ash forests, rocky areas and snow-grass plains.  Total climb of 200m.

Heathy Spur to Mt Nelse
  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours

Heathy Spur to Mt Nelse
Alpine National Park

Starting from Bogong High Plains Tourist Road follow Heathy Spur footpath up a gentle ascent through varied vegetation with lovely flowers until it joins the main Australian Alps Walking Track (AAWT). Follow the AAWT until the turnoff to the cairn at the summit of Mt Nelse.  Great views.

Lake Mountain: Snowy Hill Car Park - Keppel Hut - Gerratys Car Park
  • 2.4/5 rating (14 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 16 km
  • Walk duration: 5.5 hours

Lake Mountain: Snowy Hill Car Park - Keppel Hut - Gerratys Car Park
Yarra Ranges National Park

A circular walk through beautiful and diverse forest starting on a 4WD track followed by an ascent up a very overgrown walking track then on undulating walking tracks with a moderate climb through snow gum forest. An easy descent on ski trails completes the circuit. Total climbing about 450m.  As at August 2012 the Upper Taggerty Road (Track) was closed.  It is strongly recommended that prospective walkers check the Parks Victoria website and/or contact the local ranger for current information before visiting this park.

Marum Point Circuit
  • 3.5/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 11 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Marum Point Circuit
Alpine National Park

This easy walk is a good introduction to the apline area and high plains.  The walk is on fire trails and beside one of the aqueducts that feed water into Rocky Valley Dam.  Excellent views, interesting vegetation and flowers in spring and early summer.

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

Mount Buffalo View Point
Mount Buffalo National Park

An easy but interesting walk with a mixture of interest including lovely tracks, the underground river and a great view over the Buckland Valley.  180m gradual climb.

Mount Feathertop
  • 3.5/5 rating (31 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 21 km
  • Walk duration: 8 hours

Mount Feathertop
Alpine National Park

This is one of the best alpine walks in Victoria with fantastic views over the Alpine National Park.  150m climb en-route plus 200m climb to summit.  The Mt Hotham area was affected by bushfires in February 2013 and it is essential that you visit the Parks Victoria website prior to visiting the area.

  • 3.3/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 3 - 4 hours

Mount Tabletop
Alpine National Park

This is a lovely high plain walk to Mount Tabletop where there is a steep cliff below and wonderful views. The walk involves a 200m climb outward bound and 180m climb on the return section. 

Mt Hotham Huts Walk
  • 4.5/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 21 km
  • Walk duration: 8 hours

Mt Hotham Huts Walk
Alpine National Park

The Huts Walk links three of Hotham's significant historic huts, each which represent an important role which led to the development of Hotham Alpine Resort. These iconic huts include Spargo's (gold mining), Derrick Hut (ski touring), and Silver Brumby Hut (representative of cattle grazing and as used in the film Silver Brumby). Walk involves some steep climbs and descents.  

  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy Medium
  • Walk Length: 8 km or 16 km
  • Walk duration: 3 - 4 hours or 6 - 8 hours

Mt Hotham Self Guided Eco Walk
Alpine National Park

This walk visits areas of environmental significance for flora and fauna within the resort including a section of the Australian Alps Walking Track and finishes at Derrick's Hut. Return to Hotham Village along to same route to Loch Reservoir and via the Great Alpine Road. The walk can be shortened at any point and you will need to organise a pick up or leave a car at the Loch carpark if you are not doing the full return journey.  

  • 3.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 13 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours

Mt Jaithmathang
Alpine National Park

An interesting walk through open and wooded terrain via the Tawonga Huts, to the top of Mt Jaithmathang. Beautiful flowers in summer and great scenery.

  • 3.0/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 18 km
  • Walk duration: 6 hours

Mt Jim
Alpine National Park

This walk takes you over Mt Jim to Ryders Yards and back to the car via a waterfall.  Involves a 250m height gain.