Walks & Bike Rides

The Briars Walking Tracks

The Briars has a number of walks around the property. Reward yourself with lunch at Josephine's Restaurant afterwards! There is the Wetland walk, the Woodland walk, the Kur-Bur-Rer walk and the Balcombe & Harrap Creek walkways. Click on the website link for more details.

Mornington to Mt Martha (Walk)

Walkers can follow the winding tracks along the cliff tops and stop at the lookout points for spectacular views of the bay. Enjoy the leash-free areas, a picnic at the Balcombe Estuary Reserve or go for a walk along the boardwalk. Some sections of the path are unmade. Click on ...

Melbourne Rd

This inland trail connects Rye to Sorrento and Portsea and beyond. Can be hilly in parts. Click on the website link to download a copy of the trail map.

Two Bays Trail

This trail begins at the coast area of Dromana and travels up Arthurs Seat to Cape Schanck and beyond. It is quite challenging in sections. Click on the website link to download a copy of the trail map.

Warringine Park Walks

  • 2230 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Bittern
  • Website

The Warringine Park features two major walks. Firstly the Bittern Coastal Foreshore walk, that stretches for 3.7kms along the foreshore and the Creek section of 1.7km. For more details, click on the website link.

Peninsula Coastal Walk

  • Portsea & Sorrento to Blairgowrie
  • Website

This cliff top walk takes in the Mornington Peninsula National Park, and the paths are maintained by Parks Victoria. Dogs are only permitted in the National Park at set times, so please check local signage. This is an unmade path. Click on the website link to download a copy of ...

Coolart Homestead

  • 131 963
  • Lord Somers Rd, Somers
  • Website

There are a series of walking tracks throughout the park which allow you to explore coastal woodlands, wetland areas, lagoons and the formal gardens which surround the homestead. The woodland walk includes magnificent views from the beach that overlook Western Port Bay and Philip Island.  

Western Port Bay Trail

This 26km trail follows Frankston Flinders Rd, travels through townships, alongside railway lines, by the coast and through woodlands. Click on the website link to download a copy of the trail map or learn more from Wikipedia

Rail Trail – Walk

This trail follows the alignment of the old railway line and passes through vineyards and grazing properties with spectacular views over Western Port. Some uphill sections and rough surfaces. Click on the website link to download a copy of the trail map.

Bay Trail

This trail follows the foreshore for 17km, winding through parklands and camping grounds. Visit the website link to download a trail map. Image is from http://bushwalkjournal.blogspot.com.au - tracks, trails and coasts near Melbourne.

Fingal Beach Walk – Dad’s Word

Looking for a nice bush walk?  Not too long and somewhere with a view for a picnic lunch? A couple of weeks ago, the kids and I decided we needed a bushwalking fix - the Fingal Beach walk (to the west of Cape Schanck) would be perfect. The walk starts from the ...

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Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve

Location: Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve, Centre Break, Langwarrin Grade: Easy Time: 1hr return Distance: 3km return Facilities: Parking Description: Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve has a network of wide tracks suitable for prams. The Centre Break is a wide track that runs through the reserve and is perfect for a pram walk. The track is ideal for a pram walking ...

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Balcombe Creek Boardwalk, Mt Martha

Location: Balcombe Estuary, Mirang Avenue, Mt Martha Grade: Easy Time: 2hrs Distance: 7km return Facilities: Toilets, disabled access, BBQ, drinking water, parking, cafe, information centre, dogs ok, picnic table Description: The Balcombe Creek Boardwalk in Mount Martha is a gorgeous place to walk with your pram through an environmentally and culturally significant estuary system. The boardwalk ...

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Frankston Foreshore, Boardwalk and Pier

Location: Kanook Creek Reserve, Cnr Gould and Wells St, Frankston Grade: Easy Time: 1 hr Distance: 3km return Facilities: Toilets, baby change, disabled access, dogs allowed, drinking water, parking, cafe, information centre, picnic table, running. Description: Frankston Foreshore Boardwalk and Pier is a lovely spot for a walk with baby in a pram or stroller. Explore the Frankston Waterfront on the ...

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Flinders Golf Course

Location: Flinders Golf Course, Bass St & Norman St, Flinders, Victoria Grade: Medium Time: 45 mins Distance: Approx 3km Facilities: Playground, Disabled access, Dogs ok, Parking Description: This pram walk around Flinders Golf Course offers absolutely stunning views over the Flinders coastline to Phillip Island and Seal Rock. Sealed roads all the way. Park at the park ...

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Red Hill Rail Trail

Location: Red Hill, Shoreham Road, Red Hill, Victoria Grade: Medium, Time: Various Distance: 6.5km Facilities:  Go to website - Dogs on lead okay, Parking Description: The Red Hill Rail Trail (Merricks-Red Hill Trail) is perfect for walkers’ with a pram who like to get into the bush. You can take your dog, if kept on a lead. The trail can get ...

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Rosebud Pier to Anthony’s Nose

Location: Rosebud Pier, Point Nepean Rd, Rosebud Grade: Easy Time: 2hrs Distance: 6kms return Facilities: Toilets, baby change, disabled access, dogs allowed, BBQ, playground, drinking water, parking, cafe, information centre Description: Park at the Rosebud Pier and follow the Bay Trail east through to Dromana. The trail follows the foreshore and passes through parklands and camp grounds. Playgrounds can be found ...

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Point Nepean National Park

Location: Point Nepean National Park, End of Point Nepean Rd, Portsea Grade: Easy Time: 3hrs with sightseeing Distance: Approx 5km return Facilities: Toilets, baby change, disabled access, BBQ, parking, information centre, picnic table, cafe, drinking water, running Description: Point Nepean National Park is the perfect location for a family day out on the Mornington Peninsula and offers stunning views of Bass Strait, The Rip ...

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