Distance: 3 Km | Duration: Hrs | Grade: Grade 2 | Rating: | Style: Return | Map
About the Walk
Participants will have instruction on the fundamentals of map reading and navigation skills. Experienced teachers will give the instruction in small groups.<br /> The distance is approximately 6km cross country through open Iron Box Eucalypt Forest and 1km on Vehicle Management tracks.<br /> Suitable bushwalking gear & attire recommended.
The Walk in Detail
The Killawarra Forest is an open IronBark forest attached to the northern end of the Warby Ovens National Park. It has many subtle geographical features which makes it ideal for cross country navigation. A renown forest for birdlife and wildflowers.
Navigation and map reading instruction will be prior to traversing cross country to the geographical features marked on the map.
Participants will have experienced teachers to help them navigate to these features.
Each feature has orange tape in or on it to help them identify they are at the correct point.
Topographical Maps and Compasses will be issued to each participant.
15 kms from Wangaratta. 20 minutes. Head north on the Wangaratta-Yarrawonga Road (C384) for 13 km. Veer to the left onto the Boweya Road. (Just After Killawarra CFA}
After 2 km turn right onto School House Road (gravel) and follow to Wallaby Hill rd.
Then turn right and follow Wallaby Hill rd. for approximately 5km to the Intersection of Selection Track.
Parking will be on the side of the road.