Warrnambool Short Walks

Warrnambool Short Walks

Lake Pertobe

Walking tracks in a 35 hectare parkland and playground. Free BBQ’s, picnic shelters, play equipment, cricket pitch/net, hire boats, maze, flying fox, giant slides, bird hide.

Location: Pertobe Road

Cannon Hill

Cannon Hill offers panoramic views of Lady Bay and Lake Pertobe. A Portuguese Padrao

commemorates early Portuguese exploration of the Warrnambool area. BBQs, a rotunda and car parking available.  A great place to start a walk around Lake Pertobe or the Foreshore.


3km CBD heritage walk to some of Warrnambool’s historic buildings. Map available at the Visitor Information Centre.

Location: Warrnambool Central Business District.
Duration: 1.5-2 hours return.

Botanic Gardens

Designed in 1876 by William Guilfoyle – 20 acres of sweeping lawns and sealed pathways, duck and lily pond, stone bridge, cannon, ‘Lone Pine’ plus more. www.wbgardens.com.au

Albert Park

Easy walk along waterway environment.

Location: Ardlie Street to Garden Street

Distance: Approximately 2.6kms

Tower Hill Reserve

3 kilometres of paths for running, walking, cycling. Dogs on leash.

Location: Entry from Cramer or Coulstock Street

Exploring on foot:

Peak Climb – Orientation and geology: 30 minutes, steep

Lava Tongue Boardwalk – Wetlands: 30 minutes, easy

Journey to the Last Volcano – Geology: 1 hour, moderate

Wagon Bay Loop – 30 minutes

All walks start from the picnic area near the Visitor Centre, with a guide or without.

More information online at www.towerhill.org.au

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