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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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Blowhole to Shepherds Flat
Hepburn Regional Park

2.7/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Walk Length: 14.2 km
  • Walk duration: 5.0 hrs
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Blowhole to Shepherds Flat

Walk Summary

Walk Category:Day

Getting There: Car

Nearest Town: Daylesford

Walk Area: Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO: 119 km

Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated: May 2015

Walk Details Provided by: Federation 2015; Bayside Bushwalking Club & Great Dividing Trail Association

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Getting There

From Melbourne head west via the M1, M80 and the Western Freeway/Highway (M8) and take the C141 exit, turning north to Daylesford. From Daylesford continue north on Main Road for about 4 km, turn left onto Hepburn-Newstead Road and continue for 1.3 km to Eighteenth Street. Turn left and follow this road for 800 m and turn right into Blowhole Road. Continue for a further 600 m to the Blowhole parking area.

Further Information

Total uphill: 550 m
Gradient: short hills to 20%
Path: Mostly on walking tracks and sealed roads with some off-track

Maps:
  Vicmap Topo 1:25000 A0: 7723-3-N DAYLESFORD NORTH
                                      
  Vicmap Topo 1:30000 A4: 7723-3-4-1

Parks Victoria - Hepburn Regional Park

Daylesford and Hepburn Springs – tourism and accommodation

Mobile Phone Coverage: Telstra, Optus, Vodaphone

 

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