Lal Lal Bungal Circuit Hike (23.2km)

Lal Lal Bungal Historic Area



6 hrs

Grade 3






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3 Reviews on “Lal Lal Bungal Circuit Hike (23.2km)”

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  • Did the walk today. It was mainly 4WD tracks, which were not difficult, but the total length made it quite a good exercise. As Justin mentioned, the reservior was closed to public, meaning that the picnic area can not be accessed from the Egerton side if driving from Melbourne (google map is not aware of the closure and still navigates through Thynes road). The picnic area can only be accessed from the Lal Lal side,

  • Avatar of Justin Nemeth Justin Nemeth

    Really disappointed in this trail, exploerd 2/3, gave up and went to the falls. No real scenery due to tree coverage and the reservior is closed to the public. The blast furnace was worth the look though.

  • I did the walk clockwise and really enjoyed it. There was quite a bit of variation in fauna from the ridges down into the valleys and the heath was flowering nicely.
    A word of warning for hikers with kids: i did come across some gold mining shafts that have not been filled in – notably on Champions Hill. They are big and obvious, but not safe for curious kids.

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Lal Lal Bungal Circuit Hike

Trail Hiking Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we hike and pay respects to their Elders, past and present, and we acknowledge the First Nations people of other communities who may be here today.