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The Best Hiking in Portsea

Looking for the best hiking in Portsea? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Portsea. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Portsea

  • 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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  • Bells Beach, Victoria

    Hike from Bells Beach to Point Addis

    9.6 mi / 853 ft gain
    Bells Beach is one of the first stops on the Great Ocean Road and an awesome spot to either surf or enjoy the small beach town vibe in the town of Torquay. Bells has some awesome storms and surges that come through so it's a great place to surf or watch the waves break. This trail can be either h...
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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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  • Lorne, Victoria

    Backpack from Sheoak Falls to Sharps Track Camping Area

    6.8 mi / 656.2 ft gain
    The Otways National Park sits right on the Great Ocean Road, a stunning, lush park with lots of amazing tracks to explore. This track takes you through dense trees and walks along several stunning waterfalls.  Day One (4.8km) From Sheoak car park, follow the track up the hill towards Sheoak Falls...
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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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