Grass tree walk

When we went: Tuesday July 9 How we got there: we drove to the Brisbane Ranges from Melbourne, via the closest town, Bacchus Marsh; it’s just over an hours drive. Activity summary: around 3.5 hours of mostly easy walking in forest. There is a steep climb up out of a gorge at the halfway point.…

Bright

When we went: May 24-26 and June 1-3 Activity summary: two short (45 min or less) easy walks around Bright township and surrounds. How we got there: Bright is about three and a half hours from Melbourne by car (we stop off  on the way there and the way back at Euroa for a coffee…

Mollisons Galleries and Eagle Point

When we went: Tuesday July 2 How we got there: we stayed in Bright overnight, and from there drove up to the park the next morning. The advantage of this is that you can enjoy a night out at 13 steps the night before (Monday night). Trust me, this is very advantageous. (Also note that…

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…

Bendigo linear creek walk

When we went: Friday February 6 (and again Thursday April 2) How we got there: On our first trip, Vline Bendigo train from Southern Cross station (the trip is about 2 hours). On our second trip, we drove up from Melbourne, about two hours depending on the route. Activity summary: Walk in Rosalind park, Linear…