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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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Wilson Botanic Park

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  • Walk Length: 1.5 - 3 km
  • Walk duration: 40 - 60 mins
  • Walk Grade: Gentle
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Short

Getting There:  Car, Train & Bus

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  46 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes

Walk Details Collated:  April 2012

Walk Details Provided ByBushwalking Victoria

 

 

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Getting There

Melways:  111 B7

Directions:   Drive on Monash Freeway and take the Berwick off ramp (Princess Hwy).  As you approach Berwick, on the Princes Highway, you will find the entrance to the Park on the left hand side about 3/4 km before the shopping centre.

Car parking:  There are two car parks adjacent to the Park Information Centre.

Public transport:  Public transport is difficult.  Take the train to Berwick and catch Bus Nos 827, 828 and 838 which travel from Berwick railway station past the entrance to the park on the Princes Highway.  It is a 400-500m walk into the main entrance to the park proper.

Further Information

Opening Hours: Opens from 7.00am to 5:00pm and 7.00am to 8.00pm during daylight saving.

Dogs:  Dogs are welcome in the park on a leash.

To enhance your experience take with you a copy of the Brochure of the park which you can get at the Information Centre. This brochure provides a map and information on the various features in the park.

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