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    Melbourne Social Walks - Cape Woolamai Circuit + Whale Watching - Moderate 8.5km


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    ABOUT THIS EVENT

    Join us for a special Whale Watching 🐋 Social Walk on Saturday the 15th of June as we head to Phillip Island to complete the stunning Cape Woolamai Circuit!

    Our Social Walks are a great way to get outside, get your body moving and make some amazing new friends along the way!

    Meet our group and stay up to date with all our events here in our Facebook Group - Melbourne Social Walks

    WHAT TO EXPECT

    The Cape Woolamai Circuit is moderate hike with around 150m of elevation. It needs a reasonable level of fitness to complete, but beginners are welcome.

    The Trail is an 8.5km loop that takes roughly 2-3 hours to complete depending on the pace of the group.

    This hike includes some hills/inclines, some stairs, boardwalks which can be slippery when wet and also includes walking on the beach for large sections of the trail. 

    The Cape Woolamai Circuit is a stunning trail wrapped by panoramic views of the coastline and includes some amazing lookouts and incredible rock formations.

    There's a great chance you will see some iconic Australian animals like Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Possums and if we are lucky, some fairy penguins.

    Cape Woolamai is one of the best locations in Victoria for Whale Watching - June/July is the peak season for Whale Migration and the best chance for spotting Humpback Whales, Killer Whales and the giant Southern Right Whales!

    START TIME AND MEET LOCATION

    Meeting Location: Magiclands Kiosk (Cape Woolamai Car Park) - 288 Woolamai Beach Rd, Cape Woolamai, VIC 3925

    Meeting Time: Arrive at 10:00-10:20am for a 10:30am Departure.

    NOTE: Arriving on time is critical to the Walk getting away on time. Participants not check-in by 10:20 may be left behind. 

    CARPOOLING: Need help finding a ride to the hike, feel free to post in the Melbourne Social Walks Facebook Group.

    WHAT TO BRING

    - Water (at least 2-3L)

    - Snack food for the hike

    - Picnic Lunch

    - Binoculars for Whale Spotting

    - Money for pub afterwards (optional)

    WHAT TO WEAR

    - Comfortable walking shoes with suitable grip

    - Comfortable Weather Suitable Clothing (check weather the night before) - Cover is limited on this trail.

    - Hat / Sunglasses & Sun Protection

    FINISH

    The Hike should take around 2.5-3.5 hours with small breaks to enjoy some sightseeing, whale spotting and a picnic lunch. 

    We will finish the hike back where we began at the Magicland Kiosks.

    Phillip Island has so many amazing things to see and do, so after the hike, we may even head to the The Nobbies (more amazing boardwalks and look outs), The Koala Conservation Park (paid entry) and/or the World Famous Penguin Parade (Paid Entry). 

    Can't wait to see you there!

    Nathan & Dan!


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