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.

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...
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...