Day Hike


The Indigenous name for Lake Wartook is Werdug. It is also the Day 3 campsite for those traveling along the Grampians Peak Trail, at approximately the 37km mark. My first visit to the Lake Wartook lookout (Badji-dadjing) was back in December 2017, with my sister. This was prior to the Grampians Peaks Trail officially opening. …

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Major Mitchell Plateau/Durd Durd

Distance: 20km (approx)Duration: 6 1/2 hoursGrade: DifficultType: Point to point. (Car drop-off recommended)Start: Mt William CarparkEnd: Jimmy Creek CampgroundClosest Town: Halls Gap – 23kmDistance from Melbourne: 275km (3 1/2 hour drive)Location: Grampians National ParkSummary: Described as a “classic mountain walk”, the Major Mitchell Hike takes you through exposed sub-alpine conditions along the plateau. The hike links the two highest summits in the Grampians, with Mt …

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