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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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Spectacular Views

Aireys Inlet Beaches and Cliff Tops
  • 3.6/5 rating (43 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.

  • 3.6/5 rating (11 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.

Blowhard Spur
  • 2.8/5 rating (16 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.

Branding Yard Trail
  • 3.8/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
    Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy Medium
  • Walk Length: 6.6 km - 9.8 km
  • Walk duration: 2.5 hours

Branding Yard Trail
You Yangs Regional Park

This is a circuit walk that explores the central area of the You Yangs Regional Park. The granite peaks of the You Yangs rise dramatically from the surrounding volcanic plains between Melbourne and Geelong and are clearly visible from as far away as the bay side of Melbourne and beyond.

Cape Schanck - Gunnamatta - Cape Schanck
  • 4.1/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Cape Schanck - Gunnamatta - Cape Schanck
Mornington Peninsula National Park

This walk offers spectacular views of the Mornington Peninsula, the Wild Coast, and Cape Schanck. The walk takes you along 5 kilometres of the beautiful Gunnamatta surf beach and native coastal bush. Involves climbing 439 steps on return journey.

  • 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.




  • 3.5/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Very Easy
  • Walk Length: 4 km
  • Walk duration: 1.5 hours

Dickson's Falls
Mount Buffalo National Park

This walk starts on the east side of the road opposite Cresta Valley ski area. Subalpine plant communities and masses of wildflowers are a highlight in late summer.

This is a short but delightful nature walk along Dickson's Creek to the falls where there is a spectacular view over Buckland Valley. 60m climb and descent. Retrace route to the start of the walk.

Donnelly's Weir - Condons Track - Mt St Leonard - Donnelly's Weir
  • 3.3/5 rating (29 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 21 km
  • Walk duration: 8 hours

Donnelly's Weir - Condons Track - Mt St Leonard - Donnelly's Weir
Yarra Ranges National Park

This walk involves a steep climb to the Monda Rd and Mt St Leonard, and a steep descent down a fire track back to the start of the walk.  Good views from fire tower on Mt St Leonard. Not for the faint hearted.

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.

East - West Walk
  • 4.3/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 3.2 km - 7.0 km
  • Walk duration: 2 - 3 hours

East - West Walk
You Yangs Regional Park

This is a circuit walk that explores the slopes of Flinders Peak in You Yangs Regional Park. The undulating track includes some short steep sections as it weaves its way around and between granite boulders.  There are great views out over the volanic plains.

Eaton's Cutting - OT Dam - Seawinds - Arthurs Seat State Park
  • 4.4/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 10 kms
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hours

Eaton's Cutting - OT Dam - Seawinds - Arthurs Seat State Park
Arthurs Seat State Park

A pleasant walk through natural bushland with views over Westernport and Port Phillip Bays, two Quarries, a secluded dam in a hidden valley, vineyards. Some walking beside roads.

Hanging Rock
  • 2.8/5 rating (16 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 3.8km
  • Walk duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

Hanging Rock
Macedon Regional Park

An easy walk that explores an unusual rock formation made famous by the film 'Picnic at Hanging Rock'.  Although this walk is short it is rated medium because of an uphill walk to the top of the rocks which, has some quite steep sections and requires walking over rocks at the top.

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.

  • 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.

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.