Guided Surf Coast Walk
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Due to the high interest in this event we will be planning a second walk. Should you wish to register your interest in participating in another walk on an alternative date please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can let you know when the next walk will be.
12-14 Oct 2018
Guided tour of over 40km of the Surf Coast Walk from Torquay to Aireys Inlet. The only tour of its kind.
This is your opportunity to explore the Surf Coast Walk from Torquay to Aireys Inlet like never before. The land is the land of the Wadawurrung people, and Corrina Eccles a Wadawurrung woman, will lead you on a 3 day guided walk exploring and learning about the Aboriginal culture of the area which consists of midden and ochre sites and much more. This experience will offer you more cultural understanding of the beautiful coastline. We will also be joined along the way by Peter Crowcroft and Hilary Bouma from our Education team who will share with you their knowledge of our coastal environment, this area is home to animals and plants that don’t live anywhere else on Earth.
Day 1 – Friday 12th October
Check into the Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park early afternoon where you will have the opportunity to explore the local area and take in some sights. Mid-afternoon you will be transported to Point Impossible where you will experience a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony with local Wadawurrung Traditional owner Corrina Eccles. Corrina will then share her knowledge as you walk back to Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park (approx 8km).
Spend the evening with new friends should you choose at local restaurant Blackmans Brewery with a drink voucher provided.
Day 2 – Saturday 13th October
Kick start the day with continental breakfast included in your cabin, and free coffee vouchers for Third Wave Kiosk (located just outside the park). The walk will commence in the morning and you will be provided a packed lunch and snacks for along the way. Corrina will take you to many interesting points along the way sharing the local history and ways of living on Wadawurrung country. Spot some birds, discover what washes ashore if you look closely amongst the seaweed and sand, or observe some native animals with Peter and Hilary. You will arrive at Anglesea Family Caravan Park late afternoon where you will stay overnight. (approx 20km)
Enjoy some time in the heated spa and rest your weary legs. Dinner tonight is provided at the beautiful Captain Moonlite (located at the Anglesea Surf Life Saving Club) for coastal European. Captain Moonlite is tucked against the cliff’s edge and offers magnificent views.
Day 3 – Sunday 14th October
Today we will be walking from Anglesea to Aireys Inlet. Your complimentary continental breakfast and coffee is included again, and after breakfast we will hit the trail. After experiencing the beautiful scenery along the way you will arrive in Aireys Inlet and the end of the walk and also Wadawurrung Country. (approx 15km)
Take a tour of Split Point Lighthouse (famous from the Round The Twist TV series) with your ticket included, and finally finish off with Devonshire Tea and scones at Willow’s Tea House. You will then be transported back to your car at Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park and drive home reminiscing about a wonderful weekend.
- 3 day fun and unique fully guided walk
- 1 nights accommodation in a Surfside Cabin at Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park
- 1 nights accommodation in a Superior or Cedar cabin at Anglesea Family Caravan Park
- Blackmans Brewery drink voucher
- 2x continental breakfast hampers
- Coffee vouchers for each morning
- 1x packed lunch and trail mix
- Vouchers for the heated spa at Anglesea Family Caravan Park
- Dinner at Captain Moonlite, Anglesea
- Lunch and Devonshire tea at Willow’s Tea House
- Tour of Split Point Lighthouse
Fun and Easy! $450 per person twin share*. Book online now or call Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park to make your booking on 5261 2496.
Please note this walk is limited to 20 participants so make sure you book early.
*Singles price $700. Triple share $340 per person.
Terms and Conditions: If you cancel or are a no show, the total cost is non refundable. In the case of extreme weather, the Great Ocean Road Coast Committee may reschedule the walk to an alternative date.