Lerderderg river walk

When we went: Sunday April 5 How we got there: We drove up from Melbourne. O’Briens Crossing is about 90 minutes from Melbourne via the M8. Activity summary: Beautiful wild river walk on sometimes confusing tracks (including a bit of scrambling) followed by a ridge walk with some steepish sections on clear open track and/or…

Sheoak Falls and Castle Rock

When we went: Saturday May 2 How we got there: we drove from Lake Elizabeth to Sheoak Picnic area via the grandly named but unsealed ‘Route 22’. Coming from Melbourne, the closest town is Lorne, about two hours by car. Activity summary: Three hour walk taking in fern-edged stream valley, swallow cave, Sheoak falls, Castle…

Sale common wetlands walk

When we went: Monday March 2 How we got there: Bairnsdale Vline train from Flinders street station, leaving the train at Sale (about a three hour trip) Activity summary: longish but easy walk in wetlands, and along river/canal (4 hour loop, approximately) What we did (the details): We arrived by train at around 10:30, and…