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.

tanglefoot loop

Tanglefoot Loop and Mount St Leonard

Located in the Toolangi State Forest, the Tanglefoot Loop is a track like any other that you might find in the Yarra Valley area. And by that, I mean well-formed, well-marked, and full of stunning...
rollasons falls track

Rollasons Falls Track, Mount Buffalo

Located in the Mount Buffalo National Park, the Rollasons Falls Track is a short 3km return track consisting of upper and lower viewing points of the falls. Starting at the Rollasons Falls Picnic Area, the...
mount beauty gorge walk

Mount Beauty Gorge Walk

If there's one thing that is a constant with the outdoors, it's that it's constantly surprising me. And this was certainly the case with the Mount Beauty Gorge Walk in the Victorian Alpine National Park. I'm...

Mount Ruapehu Walking Track, New Zealand

The main event for our trip to New Zealand was undoubtedly the hike up to Mount Ruapehu in the Tongariro National Park. After spending several days in New Zealand forests, which included the Timber Trail...
the ada tree

The Ada Tree Walk, Warburton

Despite the fact that Warburton is one of my favourite hiking places in Victoria, the Ada Tree Walk has eluded me for some time. But, after this weekend, this Grade 2 walk eludes me no...
42 Traverse

The 42 Traverse: New Zealand

The second of three main trails we hiked during our time in New Zealand, the 42 Traverse was a 2-day walk through the quiet Tongariro Forest. Often used by 4WDs, hunters, mountain bikers, motorbikes, horse...
la la falls

La La Falls Return – Warburton

Not the most challenging walk you will ever do, the La La Falls return hike in Warburton is a 3.5km track that climbs gently to the falls. At the base of the track is a...
big pats creek

Big Pats Creek to Starlings Gap Return

The first section of the Walk Into History trail in Warburton, Victoria, the return track from Big Pats Creek to Starlings Gap is your typical bushland area. A 18km round trek, the trail is a...
cathedral ranges southern circuit

Cathedral Ranges Southern Circuit

If you have ever wondered where the best place in Victoria to go for a day hike is, you can't go past the Cathedral Ranges. More specifically, the Cathedral Ranges Southern Circuit is a must-do...
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...