Andrew's Favourite Short Walks


Read about some of Warrnambool's scenic walking tracks and how to discover them for yourself. 



 The “Wetlands” is located close to Thunder Point, the Warrnambool to Port Fairy Rail Trail, and several great beaches, including Stingray Bay and Worm Bay. To take in some magnificent scenery, rugged coastline or just chill out with a glass of wine or a coffee.


  1. Thunder Point Coastal Reserve, offers some of the best coastal scenery in the area.            Location: Off MacDonald Street.
    Duration: 30 mins return.
  2. Shelly Beach
    A rugged ocean beach, accessed via a walking track from Thunder Point.
    Location: Off MacDonald Street.

  3. Promenade
    Warrnambool’s award-winning Foreshore Promenade is a wonderful 5.7-kilometre track that stretches from the Breakwater along the coastline to the mouth of the Hopkins River. The promenade is very popular, and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. 

  4. Warrnambool to Port Fairy Rail TrailThis 37km rail trail begins at the Moyne River in Port Fairy, meanders through Koroit and finishes at Warrnambool's popular Lake PertobLocation access: Off MacDonald Street




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