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Autumn

  • 3.0/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 13.8 km
  • 5 hours

Grass Tree Walk

Brisbane Ranges National Park

Part of this interesting walk is a section of the 3-day Burchell Trail. Most of the walk is on quiet vehicle tracks through undulating woodland, with an understory of grass trees. Of interest are old slate quarries, good views and a little gorge. There is a short steep descent into the gorge and then a climb out. 100m change of elevation a series of small ascents and descents toward the end of the walk.

  • 3.0/5 rating (26 votes)
  • Backpack Accommodated walks
  • Medium
  • 96km
  • 8 days

Great Ocean Walk

Great Otway National Park

The Great Ocean Walk, on Victoria's spectacular west coast, stretches 96 kms from the idyllic resort town of Apollo Bay, to within sight of the magnificent 12 Apostles.

  • 2.3/5 rating (20 votes)
  • Short
  • Medium
  • 13.25 km
  • 4 hours

Green Gully from Jack Cann Reserve

Wombat State Forest

This walk samples the varied scenery and mining relics of the upper reaches of the Lerderderg River, including remnants of Crown Dam. A highlight of the walk is the Lower Lerderderg River Heritage Walk.

  • 2.8/5 rating (29 votes)
  • Short
  • Medium
  • 3.8km
  • 1.5 - 2 hours

Hanging Rock

Macedon Regional Park

An easy walk that explores an unusual rock formation made famous by the film 'Picnic at Hanging Rock'.  Although this walk is short it is rated medium because of an uphill walk to the top of the rocks which, has some quite steep sections and requires walking over rocks at the top.

  • 2.7/5 rating (19 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 16 km
  • 5.5 hours

Lake Mountain: Snowy Hill Car Park - Keppel Hut - Gerratys Car Park

Yarra Ranges National Park

A circular walk through beautiful and diverse forest starting on a 4WD track followed by an ascent up a very overgrown walking track then on undulating walking tracks with a moderate climb through snow gum forest. An easy descent on ski trails completes the circuit. Total climbing about 450m.  As at August 2012 the Upper Taggerty Road (Track) was closed.  It is strongly recommended that prospective walkers check the Parks Victoria website and/or contact the local ranger for current information before visiting this park.

  • 3.7/5 rating (18 votes)
  • Short
  • Easy
  • 8.7 km
  • 3 hours

Lerderderg River Heritage Walk

Wombat State Forest

A pretty walk, mainly on old water races beside the upper reaches of the Lerderderg River to the site of the old Crown Dam. The return is along a slightly different route on the same side of the river. There are some great views of the river and nearby hills. There is time to admire the beautiful forest and lovely stonework on the races.

  • 3.5/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Short
  • Easy
  • 8 km
  • 3 hrs

Marble Quarry

Follow a jeep track into history to investigate an old marble quarry overlooking the Thompson River.  Marble from the quarry was used in the William Bailey Mansion in Ballarat and also Rupertswood Homestead in Sunbury. Two lecterns in St. Paul's Church, Ballarat East, and a counter top in Australia House, London.

  • 2.8/5 rating (12 votes)
  • Short
  • Pusher/Wheelchair Very Easy
  • 5 km
  • 2 hours

Merri Creek

In the heart of inner suburban Melbourne, this trail passes through areas of trees and wetlands giving an unexpected sense of bush only a few kilometres from the CBD. The walk passes relics of earlier times when bluestone was quarried in this area and leads to CERES, a fascinating place dedicated to community and environmental initiatives.

  • 4.3/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 16 km
  • 4.5 hrs

Mineral Springs & Gold Mining Relics

Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

Visit the Tubal Cain mining complex with its horizontal chimney, dam, building ruins and several open shafts. Sample mineral water at the Vaughan Mineral Springs where alluvial gold was discovered in July 1851, and where a township called The Junction was formed, together with a market garden. 

  • 3.7/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard
  • 18 km
  • 6 hours

Mollison's Galleries

Mount Buffalo National Park

At 18 km the walk to Mollison's Galleries is one of the longest on the Buffalo Plateau, but it is well worth doing. Mollison's Galleries are actually a series of huge boulders that overlook the Buffalo Valley and Lake Buffalo a long way below. The walk involves a 300m climb (and descent).

  • 4.0/5 rating 1 vote
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 13 km
  • 4.5 hrs

Mollongghip to Barkstead

Wombat State Forest

This walk in the Wombat Forest features many gold rush artefacts. The remnants of the Andersons timber tramway and the sawdust of the Andersons sawmill can be seen in the firewood cutters' hamlet of Barkstead. The walk also takes in a gold mining dam and remnants of the Barkstead stamping battery.

  • 3.6/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Day
  • Easy
  • 7 - 8 km
  • 3.5 hours

Mount Buffalo View Point

Mount Buffalo National Park

An easy but interesting walk with a mixture of interest including lovely tracks, the underground river and a great view over the Buckland Valley.  180m gradual climb.

  • 3.5/5 rating (44 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard
  • 21 km
  • 8 hours

Mount Feathertop

Alpine National Park

This is one of the best alpine walks in Victoria with fantastic views over the Alpine National Park.  150m climb en-route plus 200m climb to summit.  The Mt Hotham area was affected by bushfires in February 2013 and it is essential that you visit the Parks Victoria website prior to visiting the area.

  • 2.2/5 rating (15 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 12 km
  • 4.5 hours

Mount Sugarloaf - Antimony Mine Circuit

Lerderderg State Park

This walk starts with the ascent and descent of Mt Sugarloaf. After that a pretty creek is followed to the site of an old antimony mine, where there are lots of mining artefacts to explore.

  • 3.5/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 12 km
  • 3 - 4 hours

Mount Tabletop

Alpine National Park

This is a lovely high plain walk to Mount Tabletop where there is a steep cliff below and wonderful views. The walk involves a 200m climb outward bound and 180m climb on the return section. 

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