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Langi Ghiran Water Race Circuit

26 August 2017 at 9.30am - 16 Volunteers required. Contact David Miller on davidmiller3199@gmail.com

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.

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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Ricketts Point

3.0/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Walk Length: 3.5 - 4.7km
  • Walk duration: 2 hours
  • Walk Grade: Gentle Pusher/Wheelchair
  • Walk Style: One Way
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Ricketts Point

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Short

Getting There:  Car, Train & Bus

Walk Area:  Melbourne - South

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  22.5 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes

Walk Details Collated:  July 2009

Walk Details Provided By:  Bushwalking Victoria

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Getting There

Melway map:  Start: 86 H7;  Finish: 86 A5.

Car parking:  Free in side roads (for example, Charman Road); fee payable along foreshore.

Public transport:  Frankston line train to Cheltenham Station; exit station, turn right, cross railway line, cross road to bus stop (opposite cemetery). Bus route 923, direction St Kilda.  Bus stop: Beach Road at Charman and Beach Road junction.  7-day service.

Public Transport timetables

Further Information

Dogs:  On leash only.

Facilities:  There are seats at intervals along the track.  There are toilets at Cheltenham Station, beside the Beaumaris Life Saving Club and in the picnic ground past the Tea House.  Water fountains are at the clifftop start, Moysey Gardens and in the picnic ground after the Tea House; barbecues in the area around the Tea House.

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