Mount-Baw-Baw-and-St-Gwinear
  • Length: 12.9km

  • Duration: 4 hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Village Restaurant, Baw Baw

  • End: Village Restaurant, Baw Baw

  • Location: Baw Baw National Park

  • Closest Town: 146.264724

  • Distance from CBD: 175km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.840726

  • Longitude: 146.264724

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Mount Baw Baw and St Gwinear is a 12.9km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Baw Baw National Park Victoria. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs to complete.

Summary

Commencing in the heart of Baw Baw’s Alpine Village the Mount Baw Baw and St Gwinear Circuit traverses some of the most scenic alpine terrain as you hike among the snow gums and enjoy magnificent valley views which stretch out endlessly over Gippsland. The circuit follows established trails such as the Summit trail, Australian Alpine Walking Track, Village Trail and Muellers Track as it makes its way our to Mount St Gwinear and back.

Getting there

The turn off from the Princes Hwy (M1) is at the Drouin / Mt Baw Baw exit. Continue along via Noojee along the Main Neerim Rd (C426), Follow this road through Noojee where it will then follow into the Mt Baw Baw Tourist Road (C426). Travel through Icy Creek and Tanjil Bren before reaching the resort gates then continue to Car Park No 1. Last major fuel stops is at Longwarry (before you exit the Hwy). Walk to the Village Restaurant.

Tips

It is recommended to hike this circuit during non-winter months only as some of the trails traverse ski runs.

 

Total distance: 12880 m
Max elevation: 1584 m
Min elevation: 1462 m
Total climbing: 573 m
Total descent: -568 m
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