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Cabbage Tree Palms Walk

Distance: 1km - return Time: 15 minutes - return Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: Yes – beware of some tree roots along the track Dog Friendly: Yes – on leads A small walk but a very cool little place to explore. This area is home to the only native palm in Victoria, so it’s a pretty special place. Getting there: Located about 25 mins from Orbost and 17 mins from Cabbage Tree Creek. You will find signs on the Princes Highway pointing you in the right direction. If

The Narracan Way

Distance: Approx. 4km - return Time: 1 hr 15 mins - return Difficulty: Moderate – not well signed & the path is not always clear. Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Dog Friendly: Yes – on leads as you are walking through farmland We found this walk when we visited Narracan Falls a few weekends ago. Honestly you wouldn’t even know it was there, it was only because we walked around the whole reserve that we found the sign for it. I did find out after posting my pictures of it that

Narracan Falls

Time: We spent about 15 mins here Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: Yes Dog Friendly: Yes This is a beautiful place to visit and fairly close by. I only just visited here for the first time a couple of months ago and I have lived in Gippsland my whole life. Getting there: I would google map the directions here as there are a few different ways you can go, depending on where you’re coming from. There are a couple of paths to access views of the falls, you can access

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

Lyrebird Forest Walk

Warriors Walk Time: 1 hr 30 mins Difficulty: Moderate - it does involve hills Coral Fern Gully Walk Time: 1 hour Difficulty: Moderate – some small hills River Walk Time: 40 mins Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: Yes – along the river walk Pet Friendly: Yes I have driven past this walk many many times before but had never stopped in. I have now done it a few times and it is a beautiful walk. The volunteers have done such an incredible job, the timber work with the s

Mount Worth State Park

1. Giants Circuit Distance: 1.8km Time: 40 mins Difficulty: Easy 2. Moonlight Circuit Distance: 8.5km Time: 3hrs Difficulty: Hard - Climbing the hills of the Moonlight Divide & Link Tracks are long & steep. 3. Gardiners Mill Track Distance: 3km Time: 1 hr 15 mins Difficulty: Moderate 4. Maslins Mill Track Distance: 800 metres Time: 30 mins Difficulty: Easy 5. Waterfall Bower Circuit Distance: 7.2km Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Difficulty: Hard - some steep & muddy sections 6. The Moun

Mount Nicoll / Loader Walk - Fish Creek

Walks: Mount Nicholl Lookout: 200m – 10 minutes return Loader Walk: 2.1km – 1 Hour return Difficulty: Moderate – with uneven surface and hills. Toilets: No Pet Friendly: Yes Pram Friendly: No I came across this walk on the very helpful Visit Prom Country website, which I have inserted the link below. The Prom Country also has a fantastic app which has heaps information and on each of the walks it offers you a map of the walk, if you’re not sure where you are going its handy t

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

Ada Tree

Island Creek Walk Distance: 3kms Time: 40 mins Difficulty: Easy Ada tree Loop via Island Creek Walk Distance: 3.3km Time: 1hr Difficulty: Easy Ada Tree incl. New Federal Mill Loop (in the same area, will complete next time and update) Distance: Time: Difficulty: Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: Yes - but I would stick to the vehicle management track. Pet Friendly: Yes I’ve done this walk a couple of times now but with a couple of years in between. A very simple and short walk but

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: http://www.eastgippsland.vic.gov.au/files/f743e505-30c2-41b0-99c0-a40500c23f66/Map_TheEntranceWalk_Lakes_Entrance_Print_Version.pdf Getting there: This walk is located on The Esplanade in Lakes E

Lawson Falls, Bunyip State Park

Distance: 4.9km Circuit Time: 1 hr 30 mins - Return Difficulty: Moderate - If you do the full circuit expect to walk up some hills. Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No I only found out about this walk a couple of weeks ago, so I did a bit of a road trip across the Baw Baw shire to a few cool places and this was one on the list. Its an awesome walk, so enjoyable and so beautiful, It really surprised me and has become one of my favourite walks. Getting there: Head

Forrest Caves, Phillip Island

Distance: 2km Time: 30 mins Difficulty: Easy Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No ** Note - its best to do this walk at low tide. ** http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/tides/#!/vic-san-remo When searching for walks to do over Phillip Island way this one definitely stood out and I was very excited to see it. I think many others thought the same as the car park was pretty busy even at 10am. Getting there: You can find it through google maps, if you search Forrest Caves

Mt St Gwinear to Rock Shelter

Distance: 8kms Time: 3 hours (that’s including stopping twice at the summit and taking heaps of photos) Difficulty: Moderate Toilets: Yes - Drop Toilets Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No The beauty of this place is there are so many options to do lots of different walks, you can make your walk as short or long as you like. You can do just Mt St Gwinear & back which is around 6km return, and if you want a really long walk you can walk to Baw Baw village which is around 18km