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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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Back Wall Walk
Mount Buffalo National Park

3.6/5 rating (11 votes)
  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Return
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Porepunkah

Walk Area:  North East Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  347 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but patchy and coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2006

Walk Details Provided By:  Warby Range Bushwalkers, Border Bushwalking Club, Benalla Bushwalking Club & Wangaratta Out and About

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Getting There

Drive towards Bright via Hume Highway, Wangaratta and Myrtleford.  Take the turn off to Mt Buffalo near Porepunkah.  Drive up Mt Buffalo and continue driving south (that is take the right fork just after you reach the plateau level – the left fork goes to the chalet) until you reach the Cresta Ski Area. The track begins about 100m north of Mt Buffalo Lodge, formerly known as Tatra Inn.

Further Information

Mobile phone coverage information 

Map: Mt Buffalo Forest Activities Map 1:30 000 published by Rooftop Mapping Services

Parks Victoria:  Mount Buffalo National Park website

Parks Victoria:  Mount Buffalo National Park Visitor Guide

There are seasonal road closures in Mt Buffalo National Park over winter - check with Parks Victoria website for details.

Comments (2)

  • Pauline McLaughlin

    Pauline McLaughlin

    23 November 2012 at 04:22 |
    There are no plans to ever reopen the eastern route to the Back Wall.
    • Chris Towers

      Chris Towers

      27 March 2013 at 05:56 |
      Hi Pauline

      As they say, better late than never! We have finally got around to updating the walk information to incorporate your comments.

      Chris & Elaine Towers

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