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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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Medium

Medium walks are 10 -16km in length on formed or well marked tracks.  May include short off track sections and/or some climbs and descents.  Typically 16km would take 5- 6 hours (walking time).  Applies to shorter walks in more difficult terrain and longer walks in easier terrain.

The walk grades on the where2walk directory are provided as a guide only.  A range of individual factors can affect the actual grade such as size and mix of party, individual fitness and experience levels, weather conditions.

Aireys Inlet Beaches and Cliff Tops
  • 3.6/5 rating (41 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 11km
  • Walk duration: 3 - 4 hours

Aireys Inlet Beaches and Cliff Tops

Starting from the Uruquhart Bluff carpark, west of Anglesea, The walk goes along the beach to Split Point near Airey's Inlet, then returns via the clifftops to the start point.

The beaches and rock shelves between Urquhart Bluff and Split Point Lighthouse provide excellent walking and wonderful views at low tide. Rock formations, colourful cliffs, coastal views from water level, clifftop panoramas, rock pools and coastal heathland provide contrast and variety along this very scenic section of coastline.

  • 3.3/5 rating (12 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.

  • 3.3/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 9 km
  • Walk duration: 3 - 4 hours

Anthony's Nose - Kings Falls - Seawinds - Anthony's Nose
Arthurs Seat State Park

You will see excellent views over Port Phillip Bay, Bass Strait and the Rip. You will visit a waterfall and there may be some medium climbing around here. The gardens at Seawinds are very pleasant in Spring.

  • 3.2/5 rating (10 votes)
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 6.5 km
  • Walk duration: 2.5 hours

Apex Lookout, Bright

The Apex Lookout offers good views of Bright and also the Alps.  Involves a 350m climb (and descent).

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.

  • 3.9/5 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.

Baldry's Crossing - Cape Schanck
  • 3.5/5 rating (10 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.

  • 1.7/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 10 km
  • Walk duration: 3 - 4 hours

Baldry's Crossing - Gwenmarlin Road
Mornington Peninsula National Park

Features native coastal bushland, a Grass Tree forest, good views and wild life such as kangaroos. Car shuffle required.

  • 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 (18 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
  • 3.1/5 rating (8 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.

  • 3.0/5 rating (30 votes)
  • Walk Type: Backpack
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 21 km
  • Walk duration: 2 days, 11 hours

Beeripmo Walk
Mt Cole State Forest

This walk takes you through a mixture of woodland and lush ferns, waterfalls, moss-covered rocks, weather-beaten outcrops, and stunning views of the surrounding plains and hills.  Stay at Beeripmo Campground overnight.

Blowhard Spur
  • 2.8/5 rating (15 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 4hrs

Blowhard Spur
Lake Eildon National Park

Circuit walk with views over Lake Eildon from ridegetop and lakeside.  Includes a number of steep ascents and descents but the reward is panoramic views from the top.