Walking tour operator Wandering the World wants to show you how the summer wildfires affected the Australia bush - and all the wonderful regeneration now taking place.
Their 3-Day Walking Experience through Bushfire affected Victoria, (Sept 15–17, 2020) will get you up close and personal with the beauty and might of Mother Nature.
Day one includes visiting Stony Creek Trestle Bridge, built in 1916 but damaged by bushfire in 1980. At 247m long and 20m high, it's the largest standing bridge of its kind in the State and is listed on the Register of Historic Sites.
There’ll be an option to do the Forestech Log Crossing walk. This 5km/2hr return walk starts from the Log Crossing Picnic Area cross the pedestrian bridge and heads south westerly, crossing the Gippsland Lakes Discovery Trail.
Afterwards you’ll visit Bullant Brewery and dine out at The Waterwheel Tavern, Lakes Entrance.
Day two includes the Gippsland Lakes Discovery Trail Walk. This 15km/5hr return walk travels upstream from Log Crossing Picnic Area to Quarry Road. Just north of Quarry Road the track heads up away from the creek and then you return to vehicle via the same route.
After breakfast on day three you pack up and head west to the Nyerimilang Park area in Nungurner. Here you'll explore a number of short walks and take a guided tour around Nyerimilang Park in Nungurner
You’ll traverse bush tracks and spot native wildlife. Walks including the Whistling Kite Track, Homestead Track, Cliff Top Walk, Kurrajong Track and Salt Marsh. Some trails provide panoramic views of the nearby lake system and Bass Strait beyond. Wildlife includes echidnas, pelicans and black swans to name just a few.
You then pack up and return to Melbourne – arriving at approximately 5pm.
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