Wilson Botanic Park, Berwick

Okay, so this is not strictly an ‘adventurous’ walk, nor do you need a four-wheel drive to get there, but it is an enjoyable and easy weekday walk to keep the dog and baby out of mischief!

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Ada Tree Walk – Yarra State Forest

This is a stunning walk through the Yarra State Forest that takes in the magnificent 75m high mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans), known as the Ada Tree. The walk itself meanders through eucalypt (mountain Ash) forest and rainforest, there is abundant bird life and you might be lucky enough to see or hear a Lyre Bird.

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Gembrook Park: Flora and Fauna Reserve – Nature Trail

A familiar story i’m sure; The last weekend before you’re due back at the office, you’ve spent all Saturday completing all those little jobs you’d been putting off doing till the holidays and then somehow didn’t manage to get around to. So now you’re in need of some relaxation before Monday morning comes around. No? well that’s how things had eventuated for me and I had one dry and sunny Sunday left to acheive my goal. The answer, a nice day out with the family somewhere scenic and preferably on the shady side!

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