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A Different Type Of Walk Over The Salt Marshes

This is an interesting walk through some scrub land but most of the 4 KM is on a boardwalk over the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Serene Coastal and easy

Started from a gate at a small carpark at 40 Salmon Street, Hastings. We were a group of 18 walkers... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Ifoundit2
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2230 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Bittern, Victoria 3918, Australia
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

This is an interesting walk through some scrub land but most of the 4 KM is on a boardwalk over the salty marshes and mangrove swamps of Westernport Bay.There is a wide range of bird life and you do get good views over the mangrove...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Started from a gate at a small carpark at 40 Salmon Street, Hastings. We were a group of 18 walkers although this path is shared with cyclists (who may or may not alert walkers). The board board walk is easily managed even for people with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

A hidden pathway that leads to unknown turns and wooden pathways over the mangroves, Marsh lands and a wide selection of bird life. We walked about 3.5kms and turned around. We didn’t complete the whole circuit which was another 2kms. A wonderful walk through the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BrownSkid
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The park is typical scrub and not that interesting but it opens up to what is a 4 KM board walk (with some hard surfaces) between Bittern and Hastings through the wetlands. You get views of French Island and to a degree Western Port Bay...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This walk is in a delightful environment. It takes you safely from hastings out to jacks beach over two board walks. The black swans that nest here provide a treat showing off their cygnets. Mangroves and tidal areas all along the walk and the bird...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank bitterntraveller
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

great walk that passes through the southernmost mangroves in the world. its a bird watchers paradise. wont go into too much detail as its already been covered in other reviews. you should check it out as its a nice easy walk or ride

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This walk really launched my flight of fancy...It kinda reminds you of moors that Enid Blyton so vividly describes in her books. Think Jamaica Inn by Du Maurier, Hound of the Baskervilles by Conan Doyle & even LOTR2 (the scene at the marshes!!). There is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Traveller88Melbourne
Reviewed 31 July 2016

It starts at Jacks Beach Park and goes through to Hastings and most is a boardwalk over the salt marshes of Western Port Bay. A significant part of the walk was destroyed in a fire 18 months ago and has now been replaced. You walk...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A real hidden treasure on the Westernport side of the Mornington Peninsula is the Warringine Park boardwalk or the Bittern boardwalk, as the locals know it. This boardwalk is a combination of elevated timber platform and well maintained gravel paths, which meanders its way through...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank Wendtone
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Warringine Park is not very well known but it is one of the more interesting parks and board walks on the Mornington Peninsula. It starts at the Stony Point end with Australian bush and then emerges onto the swamps and mangrove areas of Western Port...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank Oldjack
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