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Walks around Aireys Inlet

SURF COAST WALK – AIREYS INLET TO FAIRHAVEN BEACH

Start: Sunnymead Beach, Aireys Inlet carpark

Distance: 4.5km

Time: 2hrs

Difficulty: Moderate

Description: Spectacular coastal views from tall limestone cliffs. Pick up the walk from multiple access points. | surfcoastwalk.com.au

 

BEACH WALK – AIREYS INLET TO EASTERN VIEW

Start: Painkalac Creek, Aireys Inlet. You can pick up the walk from multiple access points.

Distance: 5km from Fairhaven Surf Club | Time: 2hrs

6km from the Inlet | Time: 3hrs

Difficulty: Easy

Description: Explore beautiful rock pools at low tide. Note: Check tides and river levels before you set off.

 

SPLIT POINT LIGHTHOUSE PRECINCT WALKS

Start: Split Point Lighthouse

Distance: 300m – 2km

Time: 15mins – 1hr

Difficulty: Easy / Moderate

Description: Lookouts – Looking over Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary with panoramic views to Lorne. Split Point Circuit Track – Head west to the Painkalac Creek estuary (The Inlet). Continue along Inlet Crescent to the historic bark hut, playground, and picnic area adjacent to wetland sanctuary.

 

CURRAWONG FALLS CIRCUIT

Start: Lower carpark, Distillery Creek picnic area

Distance: 12km

Time: 4hrs

Difficulty: Strenuous

Description: This walk reveals a fascinating range of habitats. High ridges, steep-sided gorges with panoramic views to Aireys Inlet township and Split Point Lighthouse.

 

DISTILLERY CREEK NATURE WALK

Start: Lower carpark, Distillery Creek picnic area

Distance: 2km

Time: 1hr

Difficulty: Easy (suitable for prams)

Description: This walk is a clearly marked interpretive trail with signs. It’s a good walk for little kids and the elderly with seats along the way.

 

IRONBARK GORGE

Start: Lower carpark, Distillery Creek picnic area

Distance: 5.5km

Time: 1hr 30mins

Difficulty: Moderate

Description: As the name suggests, ironbark trees feature strongly on this walk.

 

MOGGS CREEK NATURE WALK

Start: Moggs Creek picnic area

Distance: 2km

Time: 45mins

Difficulty: Easy

Description: Short well-graded track, through the National Park, following Moggs Creek.

 

MOGGS CREEK OCEAN VIEW CIRCUIT WALK

Start: Moggs Creek picnic area

Distance: 4.5km

Time: 2hrs return

Difficulty: Moderate

Description: Walkers are rewarded by spectacular coastal views to the Split Point Lighthouse, Fairhaven and Eastern View beaches.

 

DISTILLERY CREEK PICNIC GROUND TO PAINKALAC DAM & MOGGS CREEK

Start: Lower carpark, Distillery Creek picnic area

Distance: 7.6km

Time: 1hr to the dam / 2hrs to Moggs Creek

Difficulty: Easy to the dam / Moderate to Moggs Creek.

Description: Follow a mix of walking and vehicle access tracks. Accessible to walkers and mountain bikes. You may extend your journey to Moggs Creek picnic ground.

 

TEDS RIDGE TRACK

Start: Gilbert Street

Distance: 1.9km (loop walk)

Time: 40mins

Difficulty: Moderate

Description: Teds Ridge Track is a beautiful stroll through heathy woodland showcasing the rich biodiversity of the area.

 

SURF COAST WALK

This walk is a marked trail commencing at Point Impossible and passing through famous Bells Beach, the Iron Bark Basin, Point Addis, Anglesea, Aireys Inlet and finishing at Fairhaven. While the total distance is 44km, the walk consists of several sections of varying lengths to suit your energy level.

 

CLIFF TOP WALK

This walk commences from the Split Point Lighthouse precinct and is a fantastic 3.5km walk with spectacular views of the coastline.

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