Blue Rock Lake Circuit, Willow Grove

Distance: 3.5km - return Time: 45 minutes – Loop Difficulty: Easy - Well-formed gravel track. Some hills. Toilets: Yes – at blue rock swimming area & at the football club (along the way) Pet Friendly: Yes Pram Friendly: Yes This is a beautiful walk to do, with some stunning views along the way. A great one to do on a warm summers evening because you can incorporate a swim after your walk and fantastic for kids. Getting there: You want to park at the Blue Rock Lake picnic area

Nangara Reserve – Short

Distance: Approx. 2km Time: I spent 30mins here Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: Yes – there is only a couple of stairs on the Frog Track Pet Friendly: Yes This is a wonderful reserve with so many different things spread throughout. There’s no right or wrong way to go around this reserve, just wander throughout as you find all the different sculptures and art pieces. Getting there: It’s about a 5-minute drive from Jindivick. Located off Jackson’s Track, down Nangar

Screw Creek Nature Walk, Inverloch

Distance: 2km return Time: 30 mins Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: Possible, there are a few steps along the way but would be easy enough to lift a pram up. Pet Friendly: Yes This is a beautiful small walk close to the heart of Inverloch, with beautiful views across the ocean and beach. Getting there: The actual start of this walk starts inside the Inverloch Foreshore Camping reserve, walk or drive through the boom gates of the campground and follow road. The boom

The Entrance Walk, Lakes Entrance

Distance: 4.8km Time: 2 hours Difficulty: Easy Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: Yes My mum and dad have told me to do this walk for a very long time. It may have taken a while but i have to say I’m glad I did. It’s a very simple walk but very enjoyable. A map of the walk: Getting there: This walk is located on The Esplanade in Lakes E

Refuge Cove & Sealers Cove, Wilson's Prom

Refuge Cove Distance: 15.9km one-way – you can also go another direction which will be 19.1km Time: 6hrs one-way Sealers Cove Distance: 9.5km one-way Time: 3hrs one-way Difficulty: Hard Toilets: Mt Oberon Car Park, Sealers Cove & Refuge Cove Water: There was water available at both Refuge & Sealers Cove, it does need to be either boiled or filtered. This walk has been on my list since I started hiking nearly 2 years ago and FINALLY I was able to tick it off my list. It certai

Kitty Miller Bay, S.S Speke Shipwreck, Phillip Island

Distance: 2km Time: 35 mins Diffculty: Easy / Moderate Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No ** Note – this walk is best done at low tide. **!/vic-san-remo This walk had to be my favourite of the days adventure on Phillip Island, it was a fun walk with the shipwreck to see at the end. Getting there: You can find it on google if you search, Kitty Miller Bay Car Park. If your coming onto the Island head towards Phillip Island and

Moon Hill Walk, Buchan Caves Reserve – Short

Distance: 1km return Time: 20 mins Difficulty: Easy Toilets: Not at the walk but toilets aren’t far away near the visitors centre. Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No This walk is situated in the Buchan Caves Reserve. It’s a wonderful place for a day out, there’s so much to do and see. You have the choice of seeing the amazing caves or doing a few walks or even just relaxing and having a picnic lunch. I’ve done this walk a couple of times now, it’s a small walk but there’s

Goomballa Falls

Distance: 300 metres - return Time: 15 min - return Difficulty: Moderate - uneven surfaces, slippery rocks & no signage Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: Yes **This walk is unmarked and unsigned.** I never knew these falls existed until I stopped in at the information gazebo near the Traralgon South Store and found some information about it. So, we decided to go exploring to find them. The drive up is very windy and narrow. I would suggest going up there in a 4wd,

Darby Saddle to Tongue Point, Wilson's Prom

Distance: 12.5km Time: 3 hours 45 minutes Difficulty: Hard Toilets: No (there is a toilet at Darby River car park, before you reach Darby Saddle) Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No This is a walk I’ve wanted to tick off my list for a very long time. I’m so glad I finally got to it, it’s an awesome walk. Challenging but a very rewarding walk, with so much to see along the way. You start this walk from Darby Saddle, which is about a 25min drive after entering the Prom. Just be

Cyathea Falls, Tarra Valley

Distance: 1.4km - Return Time: 30 mins - Return Difficulty: Easy - well formed paths Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No This is a beautiful walk and would be a fantastic place for a picnic lunch or a day out. There are heaps of picnic tables scattered throughout and some are situated right next to the creek. Plenty to see on such a short walk, very enjoyable! Getting there: Your walk starts at Tarra Valley which is a little further on from Tarra Bulga. If you'r

Petersons Lookout, Tyer’s

Distance: 400m Time: 15 mins Difficulty: Moderate Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No This is a walk I’ve known about for years, i used to walk it every now and then. It has some spectacular views over the Tyers River Gorge, surrounding mountains and also over some of the Latrobe valley too. This lookout is named after Jim Peterson who was the senior vice president of the Latrobe Valley field naturalists club. To get here head out to Tyers and then up Tyers-Walhal

Mt Erica & Mushroom Rocks, Baw Baw National Park

Distance: 8km Time: Around 3 hours Difficulty: Hard Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No I have completed this walk about 3 times in the last 3 months, all in very different conditions. In the warmer months its beautifully green with plenty of ferns and in winter its transformed into a winter wonderland. It looks so very different in each but absolutely beautiful either way. To get to Mt Erica from Moe follow the Thompson Valley Road towards the Thompson Dam, turn

Cape Woolamai Walk

Distance: 8.5km Time: 2 hr 30 mins Difficulty: Moderate Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No Start & Finish: Cape Woolamai Life Saving Club Car Park If the weather is bad I would suggest maybe giving this walk a miss, in saying that we had horrible weather on one side of the walk and perfect weather the other, so I guess you just never know whats going to happen. You can start this walk from 2 different areas. You can start along the beach, walking away from the su

Wirilda Walking Track

Distance: 14 km Time: 5 hours 30 minutes Difficulty: Hard Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: Yes The walk stretches from Moondarra Dam to Wirilda Park and you can start at either end. We started at Moondarra Dam end. It is quite hard to find the start of the walk from this end, you wouldn’t even know its there as there are no signs from the road. If you want to start from this end you need to drive over the Moondarra dam wall past the viewing area and over the bridge

Walhalla Town Centre

The town of Walhalla has always been a favourite of mine, the walks here are not big or hard but it’s a really lovely day out and it’s a beautiful place. We went up there recently for the morning and did a couple of walks around the centre of town, but you could spend the whole day there. You can explore the long tunnel mine, look in the old lolly shop or walk up to the old cemetery (which is actually very cool). It is also where the Australian Alps Track starts from which

The Big Drift, Wilsons Prom

Distance: 2km Time: 40 minutes one way – 1 hour 10 mins return Difficulty: Easy Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: No This walk is very different, it’s like nothing I’ve ever seen before, especially around Gippsland. Its kind of like being in the middle of the desert, it’s amazing! You start the walk out through some bush and tall trees, not long after you make a left turn but you can also go straight, if you want to check out the old cemetery. You will then reach a sparse open ar

Nyerimilang Heritage Park

Distance: 4.8km Time: 1.5 Hours Difficulty: Easy – with a couple of hills Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: Yes - Some of the tracks Pet Friendly: No I have been holidaying in Lakes Entrance my whole life and have never once visited this park and honestly, I didn’t even know it existed until my husband found it online. It’s only a short 18 mins drive from Lakes. This is a very different place and when we arrived I didn’t even expect it to have a walk for us to do as it looked more