Phantom Falls

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Distance:  9 Km   |  Duration:  3.5 Hrs   |  Grade:  TBA   |  Rating:    |  Style:  Circuit

About the Walk

Overview

<p>This circuit walk starts at the Sheoak picnic area and goes via Wonwondah Falls, Henderson falls and through gullies and a canyon to Henderson Track.  Along Henderson track to Phantom falls, and then along the track beside St George River back to Sheoak picnic ground.</p>

The Walk in Detail

From the Sheoak picnic area follow signs to Wonwondah Falls, where the track crosses Allenvale Road.  The track also crosses Sharps Road and descends from above Henderson Creek.

Take the short path to the falls.  Return to continue on to a T-intersection, turning left to Henderson Falls.  At the second bridge, stop to admire an enormous gum tree.  Return and follow the track straight ahead through a gully carpeted in ferns.  Enter the canyon with its steep walls, narrow passage and moss covered boulders.  On emerging from the canyon, turn right along Henderson Track to Phantom Falls.

Follow the track beside St George River back to Allenvale Mill Site carpark and return along the road to Sheoak Creek Picnic area.

Getting There

From the Great Ocean Rd in Lorne turn into Otway St (Melways 518 F6), drive to the roundabout and follow signs for Allenvale and continue for 1.5km to the Sheoak Picnic Area.

Walk Precautions

Additional Information

Sheoak Picnic Area APV002 - ToiletsAPV007 - Picnic ShelterAPV008 - Picnic TableAPV009 - Fireplace


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Central Victoria

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