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Why this Hike
This hike only a short drive from Melbourne is one of the best short walks nears the city and offers views of the beautiful La La Falls. This Track closely follows Four Mile Creek and weaves it's way all the way to the falls, this hike is best done during Autumn and Winter after some rainfall so you can witness the falls flowing at their peak.
Track Notes & Overview
Starting at the La La Falls Carpark on Irruka Road, follow La La Falls Walk as it weaves through dense, lush canopies following Four Mile Creek. Keeping following this track which is mostly flat with a few exceptions for some small steeper sections that last only a few metres until you reach the falls. Take your time to enjoy the Falls and have a snack before returning along the same track back towards the carpark where you started.
Packing for a Day Hike
Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.
Food for a Day Hike
Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.
Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.
Leave No Trace
A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.
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