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Autumn

  • 3.5/5 rating (13 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 12 km
  • 4 hours

Back Wall Walk

Mount Buffalo National Park

This is a delightful walk through snow gums, granite tors and open frost hollows, terminating at the Back Wall where there is an excellent view.  Involves a 240m climb.

  • 3.0/5 rating (21 votes)
  • Day
  • Easy
  • 9 km
  • 4 hours

Blackwood and Shaws Lake Historic Walk

Lerderderg State Park

This interesting walk visits many of the features in and around the historic gold mining township of Blackwood: Blackwood cemetery, churches, the pub, shops; plus the Blackwood mineral springs on the Lerderderg River and Shaws Lake.

  • 5.0/5 rating 1 vote
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 17 km
  • 5.5 hrs

Blowhole and Bald Hill

Hepburn Regional Park

The walk starts at the Blowhole on Sailors Creek and follows an old water race descending to an old charcoal burning site and then climbing to the basalt plateau west of Daylesford. The walk visits Boots Gully, Henderson Spring and the hamlet of Basalt then descends to Bald Hill Creek. There is a steep climb out of the gully then a gradual ascent to Bald Hill before descending to Tipperary Springs and following the Goldfields Track along Sailors Creek back to the start.

  • 3.3/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 14.2 km
  • 5.0 hrs

Blowhole to Shepherds Flat

Hepburn Regional Park

The walk traverses typical goldfields bushland with varied topography passing a number of interesting historical features. These include the Blowhole, gold diggings, aqueduct/water race and the home of Australian cricket bat willow.

  • 3.3/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 13 km
  • 3.5 hrs

Breakneck Gorge & Jacksons Lookout

Hepburn Regional Park

This walk in delightful bush visits the Blowhole, Breakneck Gorge, Golden Spring and Hepburn Mineral Springs Reserve via Jacksons Lookout, natural mineral springs and relics of the gold mining era.  Spring wildflowers, koalas, kangaroos and an abundance of bird life often seen.

  • 2.8/5 rating (26 votes)
  • Short
  • Very Easy
  • 6.2 km
  • 2 hours

Bundoora Park

The Darebin City Council describes this park as 'Melbourne's most diverse park'.  The park features natural habitat, a golf course, many picnic areas and a tourist attraction known as Cooper's Settlement.  The walk is a little more challenging in parts, involving some walking on uneven and uphill paths.  There are optional walks to extend the distance for those who want a longer walk.

  • 3.5/5 rating (16 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 11.4 km
  • 4 hours

Centenary Walk and The Island

Werribee Gorge State Park

A walk through attractive yellow gum woodland to an isolated volcanic hill between Myrniong Creek and the Werribee River.

  • 4.0/5 rating 1 vote
  • Short
  • Very Easy
  • 3 km
  • 1.5 hours

Corral Peak and Mahomet's Tomb

Mount Buffalo National Park

This is a short walk in an area of Mt Buffalo that has numerous large rock features. 100m climb and descent.




  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 14.5 km
  • 4.5 hrs

Creswick Waters

Creswick Regional Park

The Creswick area was extensively mined from the 1850s to 1880s and evidence of mining activity is still evident.  The walk includes: Blue Waters; St Georges Lake, built as a mining dam for the Creswick State Battery which operated into the 20th century; Cosgrove Reservoir, a water supply for Creswick; and the remains of Eatons Dam wall, built of stone and earth that was breached in 1933 following intensive rain.

  • 3.1/5 rating (15 votes)
  • Day Backpack
  • Hard
  • 22 km
  • 9 hours

Dibbins Hut Circuit

Alpine National Park

This is a hard, long walk beginning high up with good views and descending to the Cobungra River and Dibbins Hut, which is set in a beautiful flat by the river. The return route goes past the Red Robin Mine. Involves a 650m height gain (and descent).  Alternatively complete the walk as a 2 day backpack (Medium to Hard depending on fitness).  It is essential that you check the Parks Victoria website prior to visiting this area.

  • 3.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Short
  • Very Easy
  • 4 km
  • 1.5 hours

Dickson's Falls

Mount Buffalo National Park

This walk starts on the east side of the road opposite Cresta Valley ski area. Subalpine plant communities and masses of wildflowers are a highlight in late summer.

This is a short but delightful nature walk along Dickson's Creek to the falls where there is a spectacular view over Buckland Valley. 60m climb and descent. Retrace route to the start of the walk.

  • 4.5/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 12 km
  • 3.5 hrs

Domino Rail Trail

Wombat State Forest

The walk follows the disused railway line, the Domino Rail Trail that opened in 1880 and closed in 1978.  Walk through open forest between Lyonville and Trentham and visits the historic Trentham Railway Station.  The Trail uses the endangered Powerful Owl as its symbol.

  • 3.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 10 km
  • 4 - 5 hours

Eagle Point via Og, Gog and Magog

Mount Buffalo National Park

The walk to Eagle Point is gently undulating, and clearly sign-posted.  It has some good viewing points of the Buffalo Plateau - in particular from Eagle Point. It passes through snow-gum and alpine ash forests, rocky areas and snow-grass plains.  Total climb of 200m.

  • 3.7/5 rating (10 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 12 km
  • 5 hours

East Walk – Cowan Track Circuit

Lerderderg State Park

Starting and finishing at O'Briens Crossing, This is, at times, a challenging walk following the east bank of the Lerderderg River, returning via ridges above the river.

  • 3.9/5 rating (13 votes)
  • Day Backpack
  • Medium Hard Experienced
  • Various
  • Various

Grand Strzelecki Track

Tarra-Bulga National Park

The Grand Strzelecki covers in excess of 100km of walking and hiking tracks stretching from Morwell National Park to Tarra-Bulga National Park and Balook in a 3 or 4 day hike. Divided into segments, the GST can also be walked in shorter sections, ideal for 1 or 2 day hikes.

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