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Goldfields & Mining
Castlemaine Gold is a 17.5km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Castlemaine Diggings Victoria. The hike should take approximately 6hrs to complete.
This hike is in the Castlemaine Diggings Natural Heritage Park and includes The Monk, Eureka and Spring Gully Mines.
The hike is along part of the Goldfields track and other trails in the area. Although it is not a particularly difficult hike, it is a longer one at 17.5km.
Take the Calder Hwy all the way to the Castlemaine exit at Elphinstone. Continue along the Pyrenees Hwy for 13km to the centre of Castlemaine. Drive to the southern end of Wheelers St and park at the bend in the road (corner of Wheelers St and Etty St).
Suggested items to pack
Day Pack, Packed lunch and snacks, at least 2 liters of water, hiking shoes or good runners, hat and sunscreen.
Max elevation: 447 m
Min elevation: 316 m
Total climbing: 434 m
Total descent: -434 m
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