Lake Benalla

Along Lake Benalla’s tranquil 4.25 kilometre track you will find inspiration in diverse and picturesque landscapes from the serene lake to meandering rivers, the exquisitely manicured botanical gardens to remnant river red gum forest, the indigenous community garden to Jaycee Island with its magnificent towering Moreton bay figs and exotic Bunya Bunya pines. Explore the…

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Stringybark Historical Reserve

Stringybark Historical Reserve is located 50 kilometres south from Benalla, and is where the infamous shoot out between police and the Kelly Gang took place on 26 October, 1878. The Gang surprised the police at their camp and, in the ensuing gun battle, three policeman were killed. A police memorial has been erected here also…

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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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Lima Falls Walk

Lima Falls is a small and pretty waterfall on White Gum Gully Creek. The falls are approximately 42 kilometres south of Benalla and just off Police Track, and through pine plantations. The road is unsealed and is accessible by 2WD, however, this is weather permitting. To get to the falls follow the road signs (small…

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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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Day’s Lookout

If you’re heading south to Benalla, along the Hume Highway, stop at the Mokoan rest stop and stretch your legs, you will not be disappointed. Take the short walking track to the top of Day’s Lookout. This 10 minute return walk will give you fantastic views overseeing the Winton Wetlands. The best time is sunset,…

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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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