Schramm’s Cottage Working Bee and Ruffey Lake Park Walk

Schramms Cottage Muriel Green Drive, Doncaster East

Schramm's Cottage garden needs some TLC.  The working bee is weather dependant, either early morning or late afternoon.  Sausage sizzle and salad provided.  BYO tools, gloves, kneeling mat, plate and water bottle.  The walk will be scheduled to fit in with the working bee.

Blue Mt – Toolangi Potato Farm

Toolangi Forest Sylvia Creek Rd, Toolangi

15km Medium M-4-4 Pleasant circuit walk through forests and ferns with views across the Yarra Valley. Starts with a long ascent up to the potato farm then undulating bush tracks around Blue Mount. Track could be slippery. Some short steep sections.

Coate Park Alphington

Alphington

7 Km Easy S-3-3 Alphington Park and Wetlands, along the Yarra to the historic site of The Old Alphington Swimming Pool built in 1920.  We include a walk below the old Paper Mill.  This is a circuit walk involving climbing some stairs.

Churchill National Park

Lysterfield

12 Km Medium M-5-4  From Army Road Carpark (Melway 82 C10) we have a 1.5 Km rise to Link Track for 300 m where we are rewarded with amazing views.  After lots of ups and downs we arrive at the Trig point.  Then downhill to link up with Grassy Spur Walk where we climb back...

Anakie Gorge Circuit Walk

Brisbane Ranges Steiglitz-Durdidwarrah Rd, Steiglitz VIC 3331, Victoria

13 Km Medium M-5-4 We start and finish at the Anakie Gorge picnic ground car park.  We traverse sections of the Ted Errey nature walk on foot tracks with excellent views from various lookouts.  The total climb is 280 metres, with a few short steep sections and comfortable flat sections.  There are toilets at the...

R J Hamer Arboretum Dandenong Ranges

Dandenong Ranges

15 Km Medium M-4-4  From the Gazebo, we will travel anti clockwise downhill to Eagles Nest Car park.  Then we meander along wide bush tracks to Olinda Creek Road for a break.  There is a long steady climb to Mathias Track and an off shoot track beside the old Olinda Golf Course.  Then along for...

Coburg Lake and Merri Creek

Coburg Lake Coburg Lake Reserve, Coburg North

9km Easy E-2-2 Pretty walk around Coburg Lake then walk north 'off track' along Merri Creek to beyond Carr Street. Ancient trees; eucalylyts, peppercorn, elm, ash and willow. Myriad birdlife; black geese, heron, ibis.

Brisbane Ranges Loop

Brisbane Ranges Steiglitz-Durdidwarrah Rd, Steiglitz VIC 3331, Victoria

15 Km Medium M-4-4 Starting from the Steiglitz area, this walk will take us along paddocks, through old gold fields and nice stands of grass trees.  The tracks are clearly defined and follow parts of the Burchell Trail.  If we are lucky, we may spot a wallaby, loala or tawny frogmouth.  Bring plenty of water,...

Mortimer Park Picnic Ground to Four Brothers Circuit

Bunyip State Park Beenak Road, Gembrook

16.5 Km Medium Hard L-6-5 From Mortimer Park Picnic Ground we travel along Parker Link and Steegle Tracks.  These are bushy underfoot.  We then climb steadily up Link Track for about 3 Km to Burgess Road.  We climb for 2 Km along this wide 4WD track, and down to Four Brothers Rocks for lunch.  The...

Johns Hill – Menzies Creek

Menzies Creek Hermons Saddle Reserve

13 Km Medium M-5-5 Starting in Menzies Creek, we take in sweeping views across pasture lands, bush, Silvan Dam, and even Port Phillip and Western Port Bays on a clear day.  We walk on gravel roads, verges, forest paths and a short section of bitumen.  There are ups and downs as we follow Menzies Creek...

Birdsland Reserve Belgrave

Birdsland Reserve 271 Mt Morton Rd, Belgrave Heights

12 Km Medium M-4-4 Starting at Birdsland Reserve Car Park, we head alongside Monbulk Creek down the LHS of the lake.  Then a steady climb for 2 Km to the Quadrangle before morning tea, then downhill crossing Wellington Road along Native Track, up to Glen Track past Donelan Homestead.  Then downhill to Powells Track, up...

Mt Ida and Dargyle Forest Heathcote

Heathcote Heathcote, Heathcote

14.5 Km Medium Hard M-6-5 Starting at the Dargile Pcnic Ground, we walk 4.1 km along 4WD Rodney Track, then turn west to the North Ridge junction.  We scamper 2.5 km up a ridge to a crest with a number of knolls.  We then trek around the base of Mt Ida and climb up the...