Tracks & Trails

Looking for somewhere to hike on a weekend or perhaps during the week? You've come to the right place. Below is what I consider to be some of the very best hiking tracks in Victoria. Each track report includes information pertaining to distance, difficulty level, track information, highlights, as well as some images that will give you an idea about to expect. But, let's face it, there's nothing like getting out there and experiencing it first-hand. Whilst I have tried to include the best hiking tracks in Victoria, I have also tried to include some other not so well-known tracks that some people may have never heard of. This section of the website will be never ending as there will always be a hiking track in Victoria to be explored.

chatauqua peak

Chatauqua Peak Loop Walk – The Grampians

The Chatauqua Peak Loop Walk is yet another reason why you need to visit the Grampians at some point in your life. A fairly simple ascent and descent, this track incorporates side trips to places such...
mount rosea

Mount Rosea Return – The Grampians

Before the weekend, I had only visited the Grampians once but it is fast becoming a favourite place of mine to go hiking. The first of two hikes saw 10 of us from The Hiking...
mushroom rocks

Mushroom Rocks to Talbot Peak Return

A 45-minute drive north of Moe lies the picturesque Mushroom Rocks in a section of the Baw Baw National Park. As part of the Australian Alpine Walking Track, Mushroom Rocks is also close to Mount...

Mount Juliet Return

A track that I believe rivals the Mount St Leonard and Condons Track in terms of difficulty, the Mount Juliet return track is quite the trek. Beginning at the Road 3 management track gate located 7kms...
olinda falls

Valley Picnic Ground to Olinda Falls Return

If you are looking for a shorter alternative to the Olinda Falls and Valley Circuit, then this is the hike for you. Now, you can start this hike from a number of locations, but we...

Otford Coastal Walk

This past weekend during my visit to NSW, I was fortunate enough to hike the Otford Coastal Track with The Hiking Society NSW MeetUp group. Described by a former Melburnian as 'a hike that has...

Mount Riddell Summit Return

Located in the popular town of Healesville is the not-so-well-known hiking trail that is the Mount Riddell trail. A 6.5km up and 6.5km back trail, it is pretty much uphill all the way to the summit...
four brothers rocks

Four Brothers Rocks Track

Despite there being plenty of tracks in the Bunyip State Park, the Four Brothers Rocks track is without a doubt the most popular hike in the area. Furthermore, the track that myself and some people...

Valley Picnic Ground to Eagles Nest Picnic Ground

The great thing about Olinda, and the RJ Hamer Arboretum, is that there are so many tracks and trails to walk. You can literally make up whatever track you want. Last weekend, I took a group...
keppel lookout

Keppel Lookout Via Steavenson Falls

Without a doubt, the jewel in the crown of hiking in the Marysville area would have to be the Keppel Lookout via Steavenson Falls trail. A near-on 15km hike, it takes in some amazing views...