Dining Pods

Pack a picnic or grab some take away from one of the local cafes and dine out in an outdoor dining pod in the town of Benalla. Pods are located near the Ceramic Mural and Splash Park, near the library and Thomas Street. Perfect for a social get together or connect with family.

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The Lunette Walk

A lunette is a rare geological feature – a sand dune found on the edge of wetlands, formed by millennia of sand and soil movement across the swamps, creating a crescent moon shape. The Lunette walk is found at the Winton Wetlands and showcases spectacular views over the Winton Swamp. The track is well marked,…

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The Spit – Winton Wetlands

The Spit walking trail sees you walking along the sand dune which follows the edge of Winton Swamp. Here you will have the opportunity to spot a vast array of wildlife especially birdlife. Keep a look out for White-bellied Sea Eagles. This track isn’t clearly marked and is recommended for more experienced walkers. Grade medium…

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Greens Hill

Greens Hill walking track at Winton Wetlands is well marked and offers the opportunity to explore the historic phases of the wetlands through its evidence of Aboriginal in-habitation, early European infrastructure remnants and signs of ecological restoration. Keep your eyes peeled and you will hopefully see an array of wildlife from Yellow-footed Antechinus to a…

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Humphries Hill

Enjoy a stroll around Humphries Hill, follow the path and explore the history of the area. Keep your eyes peeled as you may spot the signs of Aboriginal occupation in this area. Wildlife can often be found relaxing in this area so take it slow and see what you can spot. The walking track is…

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Winton Wetlands

A wetlands restoration project of international significance, Winton Wetlands has been designated a Wetland of Distinction by the Society of Wetland Scientists, the first such listing given outside of the USA. Winton Wetlands brings people, groups and communities together to renew themselves and be immersed in the distinctive landscape. Located in northeast Victoria, Australia, the…

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Reef Hills State Park

A haven for wildlife and native vegetation, Reef Hills State Park near Benalla is a great spot for a picnic, scenic drive, bushwalk, bike ride or horse ride. The park will delight visitors year-round, with wildflowers blooming in spring, wattles flowering in winter and large yellow Guinea-flowers on display most of the year. The park…

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Mt Glenrowan

There is no better place to view the Ovens and King Valley and the Victorian Alps than from this vantage point. The nine-kilometre return walk to the lookout begins from the stile at Taminick Gap and follows Ridge Track. There is one steep section of sealed road leading up to the communication towers near the…

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Fosters Lake

As you make your way towards Glenrowan from Wangaratta, you’ll stumble upon Fosters Lake, a charming little body of water that offers an ideal location for fishing. While the little ones can have a blast casting their lines, the grown-ups can unwind and appreciate the picturesque beauty of the surrounding bushland or simply watch the…

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Stringybark Creek Camping Area

Stringybark Creek Camping Area is a free camping area located in the Toombullup State Forest near Tolmie, northeast of Mansfield. This site links by a walking track to the Stringybark Creek Day Reserve, site of the infamous shooting of three policemen by the Kelly Gang in 1878, and part of the Ned Kelly Touring Route.…

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