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Why this Hike
This walk covering sections five and six of the Surf Coast Walk takes you along some of Victoria's best pieces of coastline. This stretch covering section 5 & 6 of the Surf Coast Walk is considered by most as one of the best sections and can make a fantastic day hike for both newer and older hikers. The trail is well marked and easy to follow.
Track Notes & Overview
Starting from the Bells Beach Carpark this walk follows sections five and six of the Surf Coast Walk. Shortly after leaving the carpark you will head inland a few hundred metres and about 3 kilometres down the track you will emerge at Point Addis (the end of section five). At this point you have the option to walk down to the beach and once you have had a snack you can continue moving along the sixth section of the walk which starts with a short beach walk before making you climb to the top of the cliffs. These trails are well marked and paved and just a few kilometres down the track, walking through bushland alongside native wildlife you will find yourself at the end of the hike in Anglesea.
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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