Hike State
Hike Level
Hike Grade

Grade

2

Beginner

3.5 KM

Hike Duration

1 Hour

Hike Style

Circuit

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Day Hike

Start Point

88 The Esplanade, Inverloch VIC 3996, Australia

Townsend Bluff Inverloch Circuit Day Hike

Townsend Bluff Inverloch Circuit Day Hike

Image: Josh Welch

Why this Hike

This day hike is a fantastic morning or afternoon hike that sits right at the end of Inverloch which is one of the many beautiful coastal towns down the South Gippsland Coast. Being far closer to Melbourne than Wilson's prom, it is much more accessible to those in the city. This hike offers great views over Andersons Inlet while remaining relatively easy and not too long allowing you to complete it within a morning and get some lunch after in the centre of town. Being around 3.5 KM it may just be the perfect hike to add to your weekend down the Bass Coast or onto Wilson's Promontory.

Track Notes & Overview

Starting from the Inverloch Angling Club Car park walk along the beach away from town for a few hundred metres until you meet up with the Townsend Bluff Loop track, follow this track across Screw Creek and complete the look. Return back to the Angling Club to conclude your hike.


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Packing for a Day Hike

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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