Bush walking tracks

05th May 2017
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There are several bush walking tracks around the Nyerimilang Park area in Nungurner. Take the kids along. Spot native flora, a variety of birds and wildlife.

Whistling Kite Track

  • Length: 750 metres. Duration: 10 minutes one way.

This interesting short walk passes through grasslands and a variety of forest types. The Whistling Kite, a large brown bird of prey with a distinctive underwing pattern and long tail, nests in the tall Blue Gums nearby.

Homestead Track

  • Length: 1.1 kilometres. Duration: 25 minutes one way.

The original entrance to Nyerimilang Homestead was via this track from the Maringa Creek crossing. Leaving the homestead, the track gently descends through moist gully vegetation to swamplands and then to a salt marsh area.

Cliff Top Walk

  • Length: 1.7 kilometres. Duration: 30 minutes one way.

Panoramic views of the nearby lake system and Bass Strait beyond can be enjoyed on this walk. Keep an eye out for echidnas searching for ants along the track.

Kurrajong Track
  • Length: 750 metres. Duration: 10 minutes one way.

This track links Cliff Top and Homestead Tracks. Kurrajongs and other native trees can be seen at the northern end of this track.

Salt Marsh Track
  • Length: 1.2 kilometres. Duration: 25 minutes one way.

From Kalimna West Road to Reeve Channel, the salt marsh environment surrounding Maringa Creek gives way to the sandy shorelines of the lakes system. Pelicans and Black Swans often visit this area.

Map of Nyerimilang Heritage Park

Continue the tour …

Enjoy a barbeque and picnic lunch in the gardens