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  • 3.1/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Short
  • Easy
  • 8.7 km
  • 3 hours

Whipstick Loop Walk

Wombat State Forest

An undulating walk through varying forest, with only minor climbing. Much of the walk follows old water races. The area's mining history is visible. Fern gullies, tall trees, wattles, and pink and white heath can be seen along the track.

  • 4.5/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium Hard
  • 10.5 km
  • 5 hours

Whiskey Creek Circuit

Lerderderg State Park

An interesting, challenging and varied walk into Lerderderg Gorge. The walk takes in the Lerderderg River, beautiful and steep spur tracks with spectacular views of the river and the gorge.

  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium Hard
  • 15.5 km - 18 km
  • 5.5 - 6 hours

Whiskey Creek to Ambler Lane

Lerderderg State Park

An energetic walk into the Lerderderg Gorge, which takes in bush roads and footpads, with a number of steep descents and ascents. Among its highlights are the scenic Kenworthy Tk and the Byers water race, with views of the river and the gorge.  15.5 km option requires a 2.5km car shuffle.

  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 15 km
  • 6 hours

Whiskey – Nolan – Kangaroo Tracks Circuit

Lerderderg State Park

A classic circuit walk in typical Lerderderg country, including a historic water race with views of the river below.

  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Day
  • Easy
  • 13 km
  • 3.5 hrs

White Point Diggings

Wombat State Forest

This is a circuit walk to discover some history of this area when transport was needed to move timber and potatoes and carry people to the mineral springs area at Hepburn Springs. The walk follows the boundary of the peacefull Yoga Ashram before joining a section of the Great Dividing Trail (GDT) to visit the White Point Diggings site.

  • 5.0/5 rating 1 vote
  • Short
  • Gentle
  • 1.5 - 3 km
  • 40 - 60 mins

Wilson Botanic Park

The Wilson Botanic Park was originally a quarry founded in 1859 by William Wilson. The quarry produced some of the highest quality basalt in the Melbourne area until the late 1970s before being transformed by the then City of Berwick, to a botanic park in 1992. The walks take in views of the Anniversary Lake and the Basalt Lake with it's associated birdlife. The various lookouts around the park provide great views of Melbourne, Berwick, and the surrounding area.

  • 3.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 19 km
  • 5.5 hrs

Wombat Gully

This is a circuit walk, starting at Lake Daylesford, walking past Jubilee Lake, which dates from 1860 and was the former water supply to the township, to Wombat Creek Dam, which is the current water supply. The return path follows the route of the old Creswick-Daylesford Railway, which that operated between 1867 and 1953.  Some old mine workings are also passed on the return path.

  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 12 km
  • 5.5 hours

Yankee Creek Water Races

This walk takes in varied scenery along Yankee Creek, along water races
through pleasant forest in a lesser-known area that has a rich history of gold
mining.

  • 2.9/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 16 km
  • 5 hours

Yankee Mine Track Circuit

Wombat State Forest

A circuit walk along tracks north east of Blackwood, going past the historic
Yankee Mine.  Walk goes through Wombat State Forest and part of Lerderderg State Park.

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