Mount Worth state park

When we went: Wednesday 8 July 2015 How we got there: we drove from Melbourne via Warragul to Mount Worth State park; the trip is just under two hours by car. Activity summary: two loop walks in Mount Worth state forest. The first was three hours, and the second was 90 minutes. Both require sturdy footwear…

Split point, Distillery Creek, Moggs Creek circuit

When we went: Friday June 26 How we got there: We drove from Melbourne to Aireys Inlet, it’s about a 90 minute drive. We stopped off on the way for coffee and a biscuit at McGains Nursery. Activity summary: Just over five hours walking, taking in clifftop tracks, forest and beach walking. We stopped for…

Back Wall, Mount Buffalo

When we went: Friday June 19 How we got there: We drove up from Bright, it’s about 40 minutes from there to the top of the mountain. Note that we started this walk later than we wanted, due to some confusing information about the requirement for snow chains in the park. We’d read that although…

Byers Back Track

When we went: Friday June 12 How we got there: we drove to O’Briens crossing in the Lerderderg State Park. It’s about a 90 minute drive from Melbourne via the M8. BUT we went via Trentham so that we could buy bread and have brekky at Red Beard before we set off. Activity summary: around…

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…