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Griffiths Island

Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia
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A delightful and peaceful walk, with great seascape, historic lighthouse and abundant wildlife.

We had a brisk early morning walk around the island and saw plenty of wallabies and a good variety... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Davo742
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Adelaide, Australia
Great for a walk and fresh sea air

A nice easy walk if you stick to the paths, wallabies and birds are likely to be seen. Worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JPKMelbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“mutton birds” (51 reviews)
“lovely walk” (49 reviews)
“sea birds” (11 reviews)
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Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a brisk early morning walk around the island and saw plenty of wallabies and a good variety of seabirds. The few explanatory signs were helpful and personalised, the sea views were varied and there was a real sense of the history of the...More

Thank Davo742
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice easy walk if you stick to the paths, wallabies and birds are likely to be seen. Worth visiting the small lighthouse and surrounds.

Thank JPKMelbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the scenery, beaches and crashing waves. Only took about a hour. Weather was good, not sure it would have been so great in the rain.

Thank JonnyB777
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We walked right around this island, the beach way to the light house; then the board walk back to the car park. The beach walk, the plants and water views are very beautiful on this walk as you see so much. But if you struggle...More

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Parked and walk to the lighthouse takes 20 Minutes.The ocean view is awesome,lighthouse is beautiful.If u passed by Port Fairy,never miss up the place.

Thank Cenizax
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The lighthouse is very romantic and the shearwaters are very special. I could hear them nesting even though I didn't see them. Also some sweet wallabies in hidden bushes! A lovely place.

Thank ranabananaSydney
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Great for heading to the lighthouse and bird sanctuary ...allow about an hour or two....saw some swans , ducklings and various other bird life in Winter!!!!

Thank 77smiley
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had a pram so we could only walk the one way, which was a little disappointing. But overall it was a lovely walk to the lighthouse... even saw a few wallabies 😁

Thank kelza10
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely 30min walk.Lighthouse is beautiful,lots of birds and we saw a wallaby.M post of the walk is very easy.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Only undertook a short walk via the well structured pathways into Griffiths Island. If there was more time could have taken the longer walks around the island. Would have been more interesting if the mutton birds had been there.

Thank kayh905
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