Tag: kangaroos

  • Janefield Wetlands and Plenty Gorge Park

    Janefield Wetlands and Plenty Gorge Park

    Plenty Gorge Park is our favourite place to go for a walk. This time we started from Janefield Wetlands near Uni Hill. We returned on the trail next to the Plenty River. We walked 6.1 km for about 1.5 hours. Recording of our walk on Strava.

  • A Day Walk within Wilsons Promontory National Park – Mount Bishop Summit via Tidal Overlook Circuit, Lilly Pilly Link Track and Lilly Pilly Circuit

    A Day Walk within Wilsons Promontory National Park –  Mount Bishop Summit via Tidal Overlook Circuit, Lilly Pilly Link Track and Lilly Pilly Circuit

    First, I would like to acknowledge both the Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin Nations and the Brataualung people of the Gunaikurnai Nations as the traditional owners of Wilsons Promontory National Park. I want to pay my respects to the past, present and any Indigenous people among us today. I also want to acknowledge that…

  • Marshland Track in Plenty Gorge Park

    Marshland Track in Plenty Gorge Park

    We returned to Plenty Gorge to take a quick walk on Saturday afternoon. We started from parking next to the playground. Almost immediately we saw a kangaroo: The trees around Hawkstowe picnic area still had their autumn leaves: Our children recognised the area – they’ve been here before with scouts. It started getting dark and…

  • Yellow Gum Circuit

    Yellow Gum Circuit

    We went for another local walk in Plenty Gorge park. We started from Plenty Gorge Upper Carpark. We passed a gigantic water tank on the left. The trail was obviously mountain back track with crazy zigzags. It became more straight after about 1.5 km. Lots of grass and gum trees. The trail was quite easy,…

  • Spiritual Creek Walk in Woodlands Historic Park

    Spiritual Creek Walk in Woodlands Historic Park

    Woodlands Historic Park is located in Greenvale, not far from Melbourne Airport. We took our dog for a walk there on Sunday. We started from Woodlands Homestead. They serve Devonshire tea here. Interesting design of benches around trees. Just in front of the Homestead are real Living Legends! Established to bring retired champion horses back…

  • Plenty Gorge North

    Plenty Gorge North

    Plenty Gorge Park is located north-east from Melbourne. We decided to try the Plenty Gorge North walk. It starts from the car park at Hawkstowe Recreation Reserve in South Morang. These three walks start from the Hawkstowe Picnic area but we had a longer route ahead of us. The trail started wide and convenient. The…

  • Kilmore’s Monument Hill Reserve – a Sensational Escape to the Countryside

    Kilmore’s Monument Hill Reserve – a Sensational Escape to the Countryside

    If you often feel the need to escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, Kilmore’s Monument Hill Reserve long loop is the perfect meditational adventure. Having recently relocated to the humble town situated approximately 60 kilometres north of Melbourne, I was eager to get out and explore the landscape of my new home.…

  • Gresswell Forest

    Gresswell Forest

    It was a nice Sunday afternoon and we wanted to go for a walk. Gresswell Forest in Bundoora was within walking distance and we decided to go there. It took us about 20 minutes to reach one of the side entrances. We saw 2 shelters made of branches. Not sure who made them and why.…