Macs Point and Mt Dunn

When we went: Monday 14 September 2015 How we got there: we drove to Mount Buffalo from Bright (takes about 40 minutes). Bright is about 3.5 hours drive north of Melbourne. Activity summary: four and a half hours of walking in alpine national park. What we did (the details): We arrived at the top of the…

Sheoak loop – October revisit

When we went: Monday October 19, 2015 How we got there: we drove from from Melbourne, the closest town is Lorne, it’s about two hours by car. Activity summary: Two hour walk taking in fern-edged stream valley, swallow cave, dry ridge top forest. We skipped both Sheaok Falls and the Castle Rock lookout on this…

White-box walk in Chiltern-Mt Pilot NP

When we went: Friday 17 July 2015 How we got there: we drove to the Honeyeater Picnic area in Chiltern-Mt Pilot National park, from Bright (via Beechworth). Chiltern is about 3 hours by car from Melbourne, or about an hour drive from Bright. The Honeyeater picnic area where the walk starts, is just south of Chiltern. Activity summary: A three hour,…

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…

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…