Laverton-Altona Reserve Walk

41 Railway Ave, Laverton VIC 3028, Australia

Laverton-Altona Reserve Walk

41 Railway Ave, Laverton VIC 3028, Australia

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2 h 12 m
8.83 km
Easy

A 2-3 hour walk along the nature reserves of Laverton and Altona. See the numerous woodland & water birds, listen to local frogs & get a panoramic view of Melbourne.

Laverton-Altona Reserve Walk

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Summary

A 2-3 hour walk along the nature reserves of Laverton and Altona. See the numerous woodland & water birds, listen to local frogs & get a panoramic view of Melbourne.

Description

Start at the Laverton Station wander along Laverton creek through AB Shaw, JJ Stewart, DJ Grant & Truganina Park Reserves. Climb the 100 Steps to Federation for the spectacular view. Finally walk along Altona Esplanade

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Points of Interest

1. Flame robin

Catch a glimpse of the local flame robin

2. Frogs calling

Wander along the rushes.

3. 100 Steps to Federation1

View the panorama of the bay and Melbourne at the top of 100 Steps to Federation

4. 100 Steps to Federation 2

See the view of the City Skyline

5. View towards the foot bridge

The foot bridge takes you over Laverton Creek. Thanks to the Friends of Laverton Creek, who have been busily removing weeds and planting native bushes and grasses to beautify the area.

6. History of the Area

The site was used for the handling, storage and shipping of explosives from 1901 to 1962. Explosives were shipped out via the Magazine Pier adjacent to the reserve

7. Waterbirds

Keep an eye out for the abundant water birds - spoonbills, ducks

8. Sculpture

After walking along the pier check out the interesting local sculptures


Features

Public Transport Public Transport
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Seating Available Seating Available
Public toilets Public toilets
Historical Interest Historical Interest
Art and Culture Art and Culture
Park / Garden Park / Garden