Burchell Trail Overnight Hiking

Brisbane Ranges National Park Camping

Details

Enjoy three days walking through Victoria's richest wildflower habitat, with spectacular views across Wadawurrung Country and witness the unique plant communities found only in the Brisbane Ranges.

Starting from Fridays Campground in the south of the park or Boar Gully Campground in the north, the Burchell Trail is a 40km 3-day point to point walk. Follow orange track markers across existing walks, management tracks and alongside public roads.

There are two campsites along the trail. Old Mill Hike-in Campground is one day's walk northwards from Fridays Campground while Little River Hike-in Campground is one day's walk from southwards from Boar Gully.

See the map in the Brisbane Ranges National Park Visitor Guide or download the visitor guide map to your phone via Avenza Maps, which is available for both Apple and Android devices.

Facilities

  • No Pets
  • Non-flushing toilet
  • Day walks
  • Rugged Bushlands
  • Barbecue
  • Picnic table
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Overnight walk

Location & Directions

Brisbane Ranges National Park

Directions

This point-to-point walk can begin at either Boar Gully Campground in the north of the park or Fridays Campground in the south of the park.

The Brisbane Ranges National Park is located 80kms west of Melbourne, take the Western Highway to Bacchus Marsh or the Princes Highway toward Geelong.

Thompsons Road and Reids Road provide the best access to Boar Gully in the northern end of the National Park while the Geelong Ballan Road provides the best access to the Southern end of the Park.

Cancellation Policy

30 days or more prior notice to the booking arrival date - 50% of the applicable fees per night.
Less than 30 days prior notice to the booking arrival date - 100% of the applicable fees per night.
No transfers.