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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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South West Victoria

  • 3.9/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 8 km
  • Walk duration: 2 - 3 hours

Beaufort Lake and Forest Walk
Trawalla State Forest

A walk around Beaufort Lake and out into the adjoining State Forest through
an old gold mining area.  This walks starts and finishes at the Beaufort Caravan Park.

  • 3.0/5 rating (32 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.

  • 2.4/5 rating (22 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.

  • 2.3/5 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.

  • 3.4/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 18 km
  • Walk duration: 7 hours

Ferntree - Ararat Reservoir - Ferntree
Mount Buangor State Park

A steep climb for approximately 1.5 hours past waterfalls and through eucalyptus forest to the sub alpine vegetation at the top of Mt Buangor. The walk is well signposted up to the summit. Beyond the summit the track is not signposted until the reservoir road.

Great Ocean Walk
  • 3.0/5 rating (16 votes)
  • Walk Type: Backpack
    Accommodated walks
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 96km
  • Walk duration: 8 days

Great Ocean Walk
Great Otway National Park

The Great Ocean Walk, on Victoria's spectacular west coast, stretches 96 kms from the idyllic resort town of Apollo Bay, to within sight of the magnificent 12 Apostles.

Great South West Walk
  • 4.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
    Day
    Backpack
  • Walk Grade: Easy Medium
  • Walk Length: Various
  • Walk duration: Various

Great South West Walk
Lower Glenelg National Park

The Great South West Walk has been developed as a bushwalking trail suitable for most ages and abilities comprising short 2 hour loop walks, full day walks, or for the intrepid, the whole 250km loop that begins and ends at the Maritime Discovery and Visitor Information Centre in Portland Victoria, Australia.

Jenny Clayton Walk
  • 5.0/5 rating (1 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 8.5 km
  • Walk duration: 2-3 hours

Jenny Clayton Walk
Mount Buangor State Park

A pleasant walk on the edge of the forest with a good variety of vegetation, animals and birdlife.  Orchids and other wildflowers in spring.  Note: As at August 2012 this walk is closed due to storm damage.  Check with Parks Victoria prior to visiting this area for updated information.

La-Ne-Jeering Walk
  • 2.7/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Very Easy
  • Walk Length: 1.8 km
  • Walk duration: 30 mins

La-Ne-Jeering Walk
Langi Ghiran State Park

A short walk to an aboriginal art site which is unique to this area. To the Djab Wurrung people, this area is a sacred site.  Please treat it with respect.

Langi Ghiran Reservoir Walk
  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 6 km
  • Walk duration: 2 - 2.5 hours

Langi Ghiran Reservoir Walk
Langi Ghiran State Park

A pleasant walk from the picnic ground to the 1880 reservoir and the quarry used to built the reservoir.  Follow a creek to the reservoir and then a stone water race en route to a lookout close to a pipe outlet (Ararat water supply).  The lookout gives good views to Ben Nevis and the Mt Buangor Range.

Langi Ghiran Walk and Overnight Hike
  • 3.5/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Walk Type: Backpack
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 17 km
  • Walk duration: 2 days (12 hours)

Langi Ghiran Walk and Overnight Hike
Langi Ghiran State Park

A 2 day walk that combines a walk in a wild and interesting area with an overnight bush camp in a mountainous park.  Includes a visit to an aboriginal art site. Walkers new to bush camping may wish to take on this walk as a means of gaining experience for longer distance trips and carrying a pack with all your overnight requirements. Low-impact camping with no toilet, washing or cooking facilities. Car shuffle required.

Middle Creek - Cave Hill - Middle Creek
  • 4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 7 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Middle Creek - Cave Hill - Middle Creek
Mount Buangor State Park

An interesting walk through a variety of vegetation, Cave Hill overhang and rock crossing.

  • 4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 8 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Middle Creek - Ditchfields - Middle Creek
Mount Buangor State Park

A walk between two camping grounds, with one long steep section (about 400m in altitude).  There are great views from near Cave Hill and visit Ditchfields Hut and a large cave overhang.

  • 2.5/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 11 km
  • Walk duration: 5.5 hours

Middle Creek - Ferntree - Mt Sugarloaf - Middle Creek
Mount Buangor State Park

A circuit walk via Cave Hill, Mt Sugarloaf and Ferntree waterfalls with some steep sections.
Great views to the south and west. This walk is exposed in bad weather and involves a climb of 600 metres.

  • 4.3/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 7.2 km
  • Walk duration: 3 hours

Middle Creek - Ferntree Falls - Middle Creek
Mount Buangor State Park

A pleasant walk through open grassy woodland to a fern gully containing
a series of waterfalls. The track links 3 picnic areas.  There are some steps and some steep sections but handrails are provided.