Mount McLeod

When we went: Monday May 25 How we got there: Mt McLeod is in the north of Mount Buffalo National Park. We stayed overnight in Bright and drove up to the park after brekkie. Bright is about three and a half hours north of Melbourne by car. Activity summary: Return walk along 4wd track through…

Lake Monibeong

When we went: Tuesday May 19 How we got there: we drove up from Melbourne the day before, via Tower Hill, and camped overnight. It’s about five hours driving direct from Melbourne. You can read about our adventures on the way, here. Activity summary: around three hours of fairly easy walking, taking in a coastal…

Ironbark Gorge and Currawong Falls

Distillery Creek Picnic area: Ironbark gorge: Currawong Falls loop: Back at the picnic area for a late lunch with the wildlife: When we went: Friday May 1 How we got there: we drove to Aireys Inlet from Melbourne, it’s about a 90 minute drive. There is also a Great Ocean Road Vline bus from Melbourne…

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…

Warrnambool and rail trail walk

Photos day 1: Photos day 2:  When we went: Feb 9 and 10, 2015 How we got there: Vline train from Southern Cross Station to Warrnambool Activity summary: Vline train journey to Warrnambool (three and a half hours each way) Lake Pertobe/Foreshore Promenade walk (about 3 hours) Bus trip to Koroit followed by rail trail…