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Walks in Victoria

2.5 km return
90 mins

Beauchamp Falls

A steep walk down to an impressive waterfall.

Very Easy
3.2 m one-way
1 hr

Bells Track

Walk from Bird Rock to Bells Beach Torquay along a well formed granite track with views over the ocean near the start of the Great Ocean Road

5 km return
2.5 hrs

Branding Yard Trail

Part of the You Yangs Regional Park between Melbourne and Geelong. There are many hiking, running and mountain bike trails in the park which range in difficulty. I ran the Branding Yard Trail as part of a run that incorporated other trails in the area. It is a mostly flat trail with a few ups and downs particularly at the start/finish part of the trail. The trail starts and finishes at the turn table car park which inside the park grounds past the main office about 2km up. There is a monolith monument along the trail that is pretty cool. It's is a moderate run and would be an easy walk.

5 km return
90 mins

Cape Bridgewater Seal Walk

Walk. Bridgewater Bay Kiosk - Seal Viewing Platform

The seal viewing platform is 2.5km from the Bridgewater Bay Kiosk along a well-formed trail which offers striking views across Cape Bridgewater, once a volcanic island that is now joined to the mainland by calcified sand dunes. Some sections are fairly strenuous so allow 1 hour, one way.

Part of the 250km Great South West Walk
This section takes you along the highest cliffs in Victoria 135m

4 km return
2 hrs

Cumberland Walk

Starting from the Cambarville car park, just off the Marysville – Woods Point Rd, this circuit walk passes beneath the Big Tree and the Sitka Spruce to reach the Marysville – Woods Point Rd. Cross over and continue along to Cora Lynn Falls, then on to Cumberland Falls. Soon afterwards the trail passes Sovereign View, recrosses the road and finishes back at the car park.


Gibson Steps and Gibson Steps Beach

A walk down the 89 Gibson Steps down to the beach with the opportunity to see the monoliths Gog and Magog up close.

100 km one-way
8 days

Great Ocean Walk

This walk takes you from the Apollo Bay Visitor Centre to the 12 Apostles Visitor Centre with many views of the coastline that you don’t see from the Great Ocean Road.

2 km return
90 mins

Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock is the location famous for the Mystery surrounding school girls who apparently went missing there in the year 1900. The movie "A Picnic at Hanging Rock" brought this story new interest, and its now a very popular landmark. Hanging Rock is located near the small Victorian town of Woodend, about an hour North of the state capital city, Melbourne.

The Hanging Rock Facility offers carparking, toilets, food, and parklands for bbq's and picnics, apart from the very worthwhile walk up Hanging Rock.

The walk up Hanging Rock is a CLASS 3 level walking track. This walk offers many great photo opportunities, and certainly the impression of mystery and perhaps eeriness.

Definitely a worthwhile stop during your travels ....

2 km return
45 mins

Hopetoun Falls

A very picturesque waterfall in Great Otway National Park.

11 km return
4 hrs

Keppel Lookout Trail

The most challenging walk in the area, Keppel Lookout Trail climbs up through Mountain Ash and Stringybark forest to visit four of Marysville’s best lookouts.
There are spectacular views across Marysville, Cathedral Range State Park and Steavenson Falls. The trail is fairly uneven and steep in places, and walkers need to be self sufficient with food and water and wear sturdy footwear.