Walks and Bike Rides

The Briars Walking Tracks

Mt Martha
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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)

Mornington to Mt Martha
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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.

Melbourne Rd

Rye to Portsea
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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

Dromana to Cape Schanck
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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
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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
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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 the trail map.

Coolart Homestead

Lord Somers Rd, Somers
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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

Somerville to Balnarring
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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 โ€“ Walk

Red Hill to Merricks
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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

Dromana to Sorrento
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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.