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Summer

When walking in hot weather:

  • Drink plenty of water
  • Avoid activity in the hottest part of the day by planning to rise early or reduce the distance to be covered during the day
  • Do not overextend the party
  • Wear a hat and avoid sunburn
  • Drink plenty of water before commencing the day's walking
  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 3.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 9 km
  • 4 hours

Mt Dunn and Macs Point

Mount Buffalo National Park

This is an excellent walk with lots of variety and two viewpoints.  Climb 150m gradually plus 100m steeply up Mt Dunn.

  • 3.7/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 10 km
  • 5 hours

Mt Dunn Circuit

Mount Buffalo National Park

A longer circuit walk in the reservoir area, along very nice foot-tracks with two viewpoints en-route. Involves 200m height gain with optional extra 100m to top of Mt Dunn.

  • 3.1/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard
  • 21 km
  • 8 hours

Mt Hotham Huts Walk

Alpine National Park

The Huts Walk links three of Hotham's significant historic huts, each which represent an important role which led to the development of Hotham Alpine Resort. These iconic huts include Spargo's (gold mining), Derrick Hut (ski touring), and Silver Brumby Hut (representative of cattle grazing and as used in the film Silver Brumby). Walk involves some steep climbs and descents.  

  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Day
  • Easy Medium
  • 8 km or 16 km
  • 3 - 4 hours or 6 - 8 hours

Mt Hotham Self Guided Eco Walk

Alpine National Park

This walk visits areas of environmental significance for flora and fauna within the resort including a section of the Australian Alps Walking Track and finishes at Derrick's Hut. Return to Hotham Village along to same route to Loch Reservoir and via the Great Alpine Road. The walk can be shortened at any point and you will need to organise a pick up or leave a car at the Loch carpark if you are not doing the full return journey.  

  • 3.3/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 13 km
  • 5 hours

Mt Jaithmathang

Alpine National Park

An interesting walk through open and wooded terrain via the Tawonga Huts, to the top of Mt Jaithmathang. Beautiful flowers in summer and great scenery.

  • 3.1/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard
  • 18 km
  • 6 hours

Mt Jim

Alpine National Park

This walk takes you over Mt Jim to Ryders Yards and back to the car via a waterfall.  Involves a 250m height gain.

  • 3.0/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Day
  • Easy Medium
  • 7 km or 12.5 km
  • 2.5 hours or 6 hours

Mt Loch and Spargo Hut

Alpine National Park

This walk has two options: an easy 7km return walk to Mt Loch or a 12.5km medium walk to Mt Loch and Spargo Hut. There are great views from Mt Loch of the High Plains, Mt Hotham and the rugged east face of Mt Feathertop.

  • 3.4/5 rating (14 votes)
  • Day
  • Hard
  • 10 - 12 km
  • 6 - 7 hours

Pennyroyal Falls Circuit

Great Otway National Park

Starting from the Mt Sabine Rd, at Norman Track, this walk follows 4WD tracks, then walking tracks and pads to Pennyroyal Creek, then upstream along the creek to Pennyroyal falls, returning via a rough walking track to Dunse Track and hence to the start point. An optional side trip to Wymbooliel falls, adds about 2km to the walk.

  • 2.3/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 16 km
  • 5 hrs

Rawson - Horseshoe Bend Tunnel - Walhalla

Walhalla Historic Area

A circuit walk from Rawson to Walhalla including a train ride.

  • 2.3/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Short
  • Easy
  • 5 km
  • 1.5 - 2 hours

Roper Lookout, Falls Creek

Alpine National Park

This short easy walk takes you to a small basalt knoll with great views of Falls Creek and the surrounding high country area.  Its well worth the effort.

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

Rose River Bridle Track

Alpine National Park

This walk follows an old bridle trail which was once the route from the Wonnangatta to Wangaratta.  Features river scenery, river flats and perhaps deer and trout.  Involves ten stream and river crossings (5 out and 5 back).

  • 3.0/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Day
  • Medium
  • 8 km
  • 3.5 hours

South Buffalo Viewpoint

Mount Buffalo National Park

This is an easy walk through snow gums and grass plains, with spectacular granite formations & views, terminating at South Buffalo Viewpoint. 120m climb (& descent).

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