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    Top Spots in and near Port Melbourne

    • Port Melbourne, Victoria

      Photograph Princes Pier

      Princes Pier was originally completed in 1915 and served as a major arrival point for new migrants until the late 60's. Despite the pier being closed to the public in the 90's, it caught fire 14 times in the three years between 2001 and 2004. The first 196m of Princes Pier were restored in 2006, ...
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    • Darley, Victoria

      Hike the Lerderderg Circuit

      5.1 mi / 1476.4 ft gain
      Please note that this walk is quite steep, so leave ample time to get up and down the walk. As well, please note that water levels can vary on the Lerderderg River, so ensure you are prepared to get a little wet at certain times of the year!  From the parking lot, walk through the picnic area and...
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    • Ingliston, Victoria

      Hike to Falcon's Lookout and the Ingliston Granites

      3.7 mi
      This hike is very short, but since it's so close to Melbourne it's great if you want to head out mid-afternoon for a few hours and be back by dinner. The route I've posted is comprised of two out-and-backs and has fantastic views of the gorge from several lookouts. Please note that the second por...
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    • Mount Macedon, Victoria

      Hike the Macedon Ranges Walking Track

      11.2 mi / 2624.7 ft gain
      The pin that has been dropped is across from the Mt Macedon Hotel, where there are many free public parking areas on the main road. If you park here (on the left side of the road coming in), you can easily circuit the walking track.The walking track can be circuited either way, but I walked the t...
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    • Staughton Vale, Victoria

      Hike the Ted Errey Nature Circuit

      7.5 mi
      The hike is quite well marked, identified by blue markers, but as this park has several trails that cross paths, make sure to bring your map. It is twelve kms and there are some hills, but it is overall a relatively easy hike. There is lots of wildlife in the park, so look out for lots of beautif...
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    • Portsea, Victoria

      Hike to Fort Nepean

      4.3 mi / 98.4 ft gain
      Starting at the car park, you can choose to either head to the visitors centre (north east of the car park) to look at the information boards or you can head straight to the walk. At the visitors centre, you can arrange for a shuttle back from the fort if you wish or there are also washrooms avai...
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    • Rye, Victoria

      Photograph Lizard Head Point at Sunrise

      0.3 mi / 820.2 ft gain
      Victoria's Mornington Peninsula is a stunning example of one of Australia's many rugged coastlines, dotted with rock formations, pristine sand beaches & epic waves.  Lizard Head Rock is a unique formation rising out of the ocean which is especially beautiful at sunrise. The "hike" is really j...
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    • East Warburton, Victoria

      Explore Warburton's Sequoia Forest

      These particular Californian Redwoods were planted in 1930 after the clearing of a eucalypt forest. The redwoods range from 20 to 55 meters high and is a popular location for photographers due to the leading lines the massive tree provide. Use a tripod and a wide angle lens to show the size of th...
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