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 drive via Howe and Raglan Streets onto the Midland Highway (A300) for 1 km and turn right onto Daylesford-Malmsbury Road for 900 m then turn left onto Porcupine Ridge Road.
Follow this road northwards for 18.1 km, the last 7 km of which is unsealed, to the junction with Helge Track and the start of the walk.
Total uphill: 400 m
Gradient: short hills to 20%
Path: well formed tracks with some off-track
Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park
Daylesford and Hepburn Springs – tourism and accommodation
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