St Kilda to City

St Kilda 66 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, VIC

8 Km Easy S-1-1  A good walk for a wintery Wednesday.  We’ll start walk at St Kilda Station, wander around Albert Park Lake - coffee at the Boat Shed Cafe - and up to the Shrine Precinct.  Then a stroll through Kings Domain and Queen Victoria Gardens to end the walk at Federation Square.

Graytown – Melville Lookout – Heathcote

Graytown

16 Km Medium L-5-5  This walk features a gold mining ghost town, a WW2 POW Camp and a bushranger's hideout.  We start at the Graytown POW camp and walk past the gold mining area and historic cemetry.   We go through ironbark forests in the Heathcote Graytown National Park on good tracks followed by a 100...

Little Hampton – Wombat State Forest

Wombat State Forest

14 Km Easy M-3-3  A relaxed bush walk on four wheel drive and bush tracks through a pretty forest near Trentham.  We should have views towards Mt Macedon and Hanging Rock and the possibility of spotting old gold diggings.

Eastlink Trail – Springvale Road to Mullum Mullum Creek

Donvale 1 Eastway Avenue, Donvale, VIC

7 Km Easy Medium S-4-2  This is a half day walk along the Eastlink Trail through natural bush off Mullum Mullum Park.  We head back along the same route, except at Park Road, we cross over to use a trail on the south side of Eastlink.  There are a few steepish pinches along the way.

Sailors Falls and Wombat Forest

Sailors Falls Ballan Daylesford Road, Sailors Falls, VIC

16.5 Km Medium L-4-4  We start at Sailors Falls Reserve.  This is a reasonably flat and open walk with many small undulations.  We walk down Shanahans Lane and Manna Gum Road along an old railway alignment to Jubilee Lake.  We continue towards Daylesford along the Lake onto Wombat Creek Road.  Then we have a 7...

Social Solstice walk and dinner

Bulleen Yarra Valley Boulevard, Melbourne, Victoria

8 Km Easy S-2-1  A pleasant afternoon walk along the Yarra Flats, Bulleen Park and Bolin Bolin Billabong.  Warm clothing recommended.

Melbourne’s Golden Mile (City)

Melbourne Victoria

8km E M  2-1 A city paved with gold! This is how many immigrants imagined Melbourne during the gold rushes of the 1850’s.  On this walk we will Discover how Melbourne developed and why it is called ‘marvelous’; Explore heritage precincts, streets, arcades, and laneways; See some of Australia’s most important buildings; Learn about some...

Eastlink 2 – Mullum Mullum Creek to Harrison Street, Ringwood

Mitcham 2 Deep Creek Road, Mitcham, VIC

7 Km Easy Medium S-3-3  Half day circuit along the Eastlink Trail. Starting at Schwerkolt Cottage, we head west along the south side of of Mullum Mullum Creek through natural bush of Mullum Mullum Park and Yarran Dheran before crossing over the creek .  We head back along the trail following the north side of...

Mount Macedon – Camel’s Hump to Mt Towong

Mt Macedon

15 Km Medium M-5-3  This walk is designed to be more doable for more walkers by missing the tough walk up Mount Macedon itself.  We start from Camel's Hump, head over to Day's Picnic Ground, pay a visit to Sanitarium Lake and onwards via Zig Zag and Hemphills tracks to the cairn on Mt Towong...

Lower Plenty Hotel to Banyule Flats

Viewbank Somerset Drive, Viewbank, VIC

13.5 Km Medium M-4-4  A riverside walk at Banyule Flats which changes to open grazing land and bush on the Plenty River Trail. Poles recommended.

Balt Camp Circuit Walk

Wombat State Forest

14km M-M 5-5 Located in the heart of the Wombat State Forest, this walk will take us along vehicle tracks and narrow walking tracks.  There are some uphills and downhills before we get to lunch at Balt Camp ruins, a work camp for displaced persons after WWII.  After lunch, we will continue on some uphills...

O’Shannassy Aqueduct Trail

Don Valley Victoria

12 km  E/M  M-3-2. The trail follows the historic open channeled O’Shannassy Aqueduct, meandering through pristine forest, mature fern gullies, creeks and offers some views of the valley below.