Walk Category: Day
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Bacchus Marsh
Walk Area: Central Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 76 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider
Walk Details Collated: October 2013
Walk Details Provided By: Boroondara Bushwalkers
Start: Meikles Point picnic area.
1 Walk north on Werribee Gorge Circuit Wk to the Quarry picnic area. Continue north-west, via park entrance and Hanson's Farm, and pass the junction with Centenary Tk. Keep left and continue south on Werribee Gorge Circuit Wk, swinging west to Western Viewpoint. Continue west to Picnic Point. Continue north to Eastern Viewpoint. Continue west to Blackwood Pool. Distance 7km.
2 Walk south-east along a rocky and uneven footpad beside the Werribee River, passing Needles Beach and Lions Head Beach to the walk end point. The last 200m is a made surface. Distance 3.5km.
End: Meikles Point picnic area.
Quarry Picnic Area: Car parking
Meikles Point Picnic Area: Car parking
76 km From Melbourne on the Western Highway/Freeway (M8) past Bacchus Marsh and take the Myrniong exit. Turn left onto Pentland Hills Road for 1.4 km then right onto Myers Road, following this road for 3.7 km past Quarry car park to Meikles Point picnic area.
Recommended Maps: Vicmap 1:25000 Ingliston 7722-1-3 or Vicmap 1:30000 7722-1-3-1
Guidebook: Melbourne's Western Gorges by Glenn Tempest, Open Spaces Publishing, 2012 (can purchase book online and download GPS files)
Weather forecast: Central District
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