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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.

BWV Leadership Forum & AGM

Save the date - BWV Leadership Forum is being held on June 24, 2017. 

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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Mt Martha - Safety Beach

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  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 5 - 6 hours
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Style: One Way
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Mt Martha

Walk Area:  Melbourne - South

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  75 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes

Walk Details Collated:  October 2011

Walk Details Provided ByPeninsula Bushwalking Club & Catholic Walking Club of Victoria

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Getting There

Drive to Mt Martha on Nepean Highway.  Turn west at Craigie Rd and then south along Esplanade until you reach the car park at Watson Rd

Further Information

Briars Park has the historic Balcombe Homestead, a restuarant and kiosk.  The park is open between 9am and 5pm. The Balcombe Homestead is open between 10am and 4pm when volunteer Homestead Guides are on duty.  The Wildlife Sanctuary is closed to all park visitors on days of Total Fire Ban. The Homestead and the rest of the Park grounds will open as normal. Entry fee applies for the Homestead and bookings are recommended.

Further information on Briars Park 

Information on Mt Martha area including arboretum and Balcombe estuary

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