Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October


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

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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

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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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