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Mount Sugarloaf - Antimony Mine Circuit
Lerderderg State Park

1.9/5 rating (10 votes)
  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Melton

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  57 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2013

Walk Details Provided By:  Boroondara Bushwalkers

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Getting There

Take Route M79 (Calder Highway) north to Diggers Rest. Take exit to Diggers Rest/Bulla.  After 1.4km turn left onto Coimadai/Diggers Rest-Coimadai Road.  After 19.5km turn right onto Antimony Road.  1.7km later turn right to stay on Antimony Road.  Follow until reaching the Park gate. 

The walk starts and finishes here at Antimony Mine Road.  

Further Information

Maps

Guidebook: Melbourne's Western Gorges by Glenn Tempest, Open Space Publishing, 2012 (can purchase book online and download GPS files)

Mobile phone coverage information

Weather forecast:  Central District

Parks Victoria: website   Lerderderg State Park

Parks Victoria:  Park NoteLerderderg State Park - Pyrete Range

Parks Victoria: Map optimised for mobile devices. To download map, you must first install the free Avenza PDF Maps applicationLerderderg - Pyrete Range  

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