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Coast and Beach

  • 3.6/5 rating (44 votes)
  • Short
  • Medium
  • 11km
  • 3 - 4 hours

Aireys Inlet Beaches and Cliff Tops

Starting from the Uruquhart Bluff carpark, west of Anglesea, The walk goes along the beach to Split Point near Airey's Inlet, then returns via the clifftops to the start point.

The beaches and rock shelves between Urquhart Bluff and Split Point Lighthouse provide excellent walking and wonderful views at low tide. Rock formations, colourful cliffs, coastal views from water level, clifftop panoramas, rock pools and coastal heathland provide contrast and variety along this very scenic section of coastline.

  • 3.7/5 rating (18 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 14 km
  • 4 -5 hours

Anglesea Perimeter Track - Western Section

Great Otway National Park

Starting from Coogoorah Park in the middle of Anglesea, this circuit walk climbs up via woodland paths, to provide great views over Anglesea, then descends through O'Donohue Reserve and back via coastal paths.  Much of the area covered by this walk is in an environmentally sensitive area and walkers are asked to respect the land and not walk off track.

  • 2.9/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 15 km
  • 4 hours

Around Eastern View

Great Otway National Park

Starting at Memorial Arch on the Great Ocean Rd, this walk leads inland to Coalmine track, then via Moggs Creek track to Moggs Creek picnic area. The walk continues along a pleasant walking track to a great viewing point overlooking the coast then descends back to the beach to complete the circuit.

  • 3.4/5 rating (11 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 16km
  • 4-5 hours

Baldry's Crossing - Cape Schanck

Mornington Peninsula National Park

This walk passes through a grass tree forest, has views over farmland and rocky coastline and you may see wildlife.  Requires a car shuffle.

  • 3.3/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 15 km
  • 4 -5 hours

Beach and Bush near Aireys Inlet

Great Otway National Park

Starting in the centre of Aireys Inlet, we walk to the lighthouse, then along the coast, crossing Moggs Creek, then turn inland following woodland tracks to Moggs Creek Picnic Area. From there, we return to Aireys Inlet via a ridgeline walk offering splendid views of the coast and cliffs.

  • 2.5/5 rating (11 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard
  • 16 - 17 km
  • 5 - 6 hours

Blairgowrie - Portsea (Front and Back Beaches)

Mornington Peninsula National Park

This walk has excellent coastal scenery, historical sites, artists views of the bay, views over Sorrento, a botanical gardens and old historical buildings. There are a number of secluded bays on the Bass Strait side of the Peninsula. Artists viewpoints are marked on the artists walk map obtained at the Information Centre near start of the walk. The walk takes you through Sorrento and Portsea as well as along Portsea's front and back beaches.

  • 4.1/5 rating (10 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 15 km
  • 4 -5 hours

Cape Schanck - Gunnamatta - Cape Schanck

Mornington Peninsula National Park

This walk offers spectacular views of the Mornington Peninsula, the Wild Coast, and Cape Schanck. The walk takes you along 5 kilometres of the beautiful Gunnamatta surf beach and native coastal bush. Involves climbing 439 steps on return journey.

  • 4.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard
  • 18 km
  • 5 - 6 hours

Cape Schanck - Gunnamatta - Rye Back Beach

Mornington Peninsula National Park

There are some pleasant bush tracks at first then a lot of beach walking, with excellent coastal cliff views at Cape Schanck. Car shuffle required.

  • 4.4/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Short
  • Easy
  • 10 kms
  • 4.5 hours

Eaton's Cutting - OT Dam - Seawinds - Arthurs Seat State Park

Arthurs Seat State Park

A pleasant walk through natural bushland with views over Westernport and Port Phillip Bays, two Quarries, a secluded dam in a hidden valley, vineyards. Some walking beside roads.

  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Short
  • Medium
  • 9 km
  • 3 - 4 hours

Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Walkers will view excellent coastal scenery, go past small coastal holiday villages and see offshore rocky reefs. The Royal Australian Navy has its gunnery range at Flinders. This walk is best at low tide to avoid walking along the cliff tops and having to enter private property (you should obtain prior permission).  Car shuffle required.

  • 3.0/5 rating (16 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.

  • 4.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Short Day Backpack
  • Easy Medium
  • Various
  • Various

Great South West Walk

Lower Glenelg National Park

The Great South West Walk has been developed as a bushwalking trail suitable for most ages and abilities comprising short 2 hour loop walks, full day walks, or for the intrepid, the whole 250km loop that begins and ends at the Maritime Discovery and Visitor Information Centre in Portland Victoria, Australia.

  • 4.3/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Short
  • Easy
  • 11.5 km
  • 3 - 4 hours

In from Moggs Creek

Great Otway National Park

This is a circuit walk, starting along the beach west of Moggs Creek, then looping inland, via Moggs Creek picnic ground, Distillery Creek walking track, Gentle Annie track and Lialeeta Rd, back to the beach.

  • 3.0/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 10 km
  • 4 - 5 hours

London Bridge - Quarantine Station - Point Nepean

Point Nepean National Park

This walk has excellent coastal scenery, visit historical sites, disused war bunkers, quarantine station and the site of Prime Minister Harold Holt's disappearance at Cheviot Beach. Car shuffle required.

  • 4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 11 km
  • 4 -5 hours

Mornington - Mt Martha

You will see suburban streets, a picturesque track to Mills beach, rocky headlands, rugged cliffs, secluded beaches, marshland boardwalk and a small bay side village.  Car shuffle required.

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