Mount Major Walk

160 Mount Major T V Road, Mount Major VIC 3646, Australia

Mount Major Walk

160 Mount Major T V Road, Mount Major VIC 3646, Australia

1 h 20 m
5.34 km
Intermediate

This walk is for those in a fit state of health, as most of it is uphill until you reach the plateau at the summit - well worth the effort for the stunning views!

Mount Major Walk

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This walk is for those in a fit state of health, as most of it is uphill until you reach the plateau at the summit - well worth the effort for the stunning views!

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Turn off the Dookie Nalinga Road onto Mount Major TV Road and continue until you reach the entrance gate on the right hand side with the University of Melbourne sign behind it. Climb over the stile and you're on your way. The walk is up to the top of the hill where there are a number of television and mobile phone signal stations, follow the path on the map. The return walk is back down the same trail.

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Points of Interest

1. The magnificent views including the canola fields in Spring

Summer you can see hundreds of rolls of hay that have been produced in the district. Autumn, the patchwork of red volcanic soils and green of growth. Vineyards are scattered throughout the area.

2. Lions Club fixture

Lions Club fixture at summit indicating the distances to surrounding landmarks.

3. Peak

At its peak, Mount Major is 381 (1251 feet) metres above sea level.

4. Significance to Greater Shepparton

Significant becasue of its native flora and fauna as well as its grazing potential.

5. Mountain Bikes

Mount Major is now used as Greater Shepparton's premier mountain bike event location.


Features

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