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Croanjingolong National Park

Parks Victoria need a lot of work to be done in this fantastic park. Camping from 10 June to 18 June is free. Parks Victoria will provide one to two BBQs over this period. Read more...

Goldfields Track - Yarra Ranges

Parks Victoria has asked BTAC if we can provide 12 volunteers to help with track clearing on Saturday, 13 May on the Goldfields Track in the Yarra Ranges. 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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Day Walks

Day Walks comprise more than 4 hours of walking time, but are completed in one day.

Aberfeldy River
  • 3.1/5 rating (24 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard Experienced
  • Walk Length: 8 km
  • Walk duration: 6 hrs

Aberfeldy River
Baw Baw National Park

This off-track walk offers a sense of remoteness near the historic gold mining town of Walhalla, exploring the Aberfeldy River from Barnes Lookout.

  • 3.3/5 rating (13 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Anglesea Clifftops and Eumeralla Flora Reserve

Starting from Anglesea River, the walk joins the Surf Coast Walk through heathland and gullies, then turns north to make a circuit through forest and 4WD tracks, returning via Coogoorah park and wetlands back to Anglesea.

  • 3.4/5 rating (24 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Anglesea Perimeter Track - Eastern Section
Great Otway National Park

This walk follows part of the Anglesea Perimeter Track through attractive forest and heathland country, following a series of interlinking tracks. Great views of the coast, and the countryside around Anglesea.  Much of the area covered by this walk is environmentally sensitive and walkers are asked to respect the land and not walk off track.

  • 3.7/5 rating (18 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Anglesea Perimeter Track - Western Section
Great Otway National Park

Starting from Coogoorah Park in the middle of Anglesea, this circuit walk climbs up via woodland paths, to provide great views over Anglesea, then descends through O'Donohue Reserve and back via coastal paths.  Much of the area covered by this walk is in an environmentally sensitive area and walkers are asked to respect the land and not walk off track.

Around Eastern View
  • 2.9/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Around Eastern View
Great Otway National Park

Starting at Memorial Arch on the Great Ocean Rd, this walk leads inland to Coalmine track, then via Moggs Creek track to Moggs Creek picnic area. The walk continues along a pleasant walking track to a great viewing point overlooking the coast then descends back to the beach to complete the circuit.

  • 3.0/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 10 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hours

Babbington Hill
Wombat State Forest

A walk through Wombat State Forest with attractive forested scenery on the lower slopes of Babbington Hill and over the hill-top with views of the surrounding country.

  • 3.5/5 rating (13 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.

Baldry's Crossing - Cape Schanck
  • 3.4/5 rating (11 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 16km
  • Walk duration: 4-5 hours

Baldry's Crossing - Cape Schanck
Mornington Peninsula National Park

This walk passes through a grass tree forest, has views over farmland and rocky coastline and you may see wildlife.  Requires a car shuffle.

  • 2.5/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14 km
  • Walk duration: 4- 5 hours

Baldry's Crossing - Seawinds
Mornington Peninsula National Park

You will see Tree Fern valleys, grass tree forests, native heathland coastal bush, pleasant suburban streets, a secluded bird sanctuary dam, a small waterfall  with a gorge below, Seawind Gardens and excellent views over Port Phillip Bay, Bass strait and the Southern Peninsula. Requires a car shuffle.

  • 2.8/5 rating (20 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours

Balt Camp Circuit
Wombat State Forest

A circuit walk following part of the Great Dividing Trail (GDT) from Nolan Creek Picnic Area to 'Balt Camp' ruins, returning via Rat Hole/Olsen Track/Lerderderg Road.

Beach and Bush near Aireys Inlet
  • 3.3/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Beach and Bush near Aireys Inlet
Great Otway National Park

Starting in the centre of Aireys Inlet, we walk to the lighthouse, then along the coast, crossing Moggs Creek, then turn inland following woodland tracks to Moggs Creek Picnic Area. From there, we return to Aireys Inlet via a ridgeline walk offering splendid views of the coast and cliffs.

  • 2.3/5 rating (17 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 9.6 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours

Ben Nevis Walk
Mt Cole State Forest

A steep walk at the Northern end of the mountain range, with great views which often include wedgetail eagles and hang gliders.

  • 2.8/5 rating (14 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 18km
  • Walk duration: 6.5 hours

Blackwood - Ruth's Gully Circuit
Lerderderg State Park

Up to Sweet's Lookout, then to a high point of the ridge around picturesque Ruth's Gully, returning to Blackwood along Byers Back Track via the Tunnel.

  • 3.0/5 rating (21 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 9 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Blackwood and Shaws Lake Historic Walk
Lerderderg State Park

This interesting walk visits many of the features in and around the historic gold mining township of Blackwood: Blackwood cemetery, churches, the pub, shops; plus the Blackwood mineral springs on the Lerderderg River and Shaws Lake.

  • 2.5/5 rating (11 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 16 - 17 km
  • Walk duration: 5 - 6 hours

Blairgowrie - Portsea (Front and Back Beaches)
Mornington Peninsula 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. There are a number of secluded bays on the Bass Strait side of the Peninsula. Artists viewpoints are marked on the artists walk map obtained at the Information Centre near start of the walk. The walk takes you through Sorrento and Portsea as well as along Portsea's front and back beaches.