Eureka Reef Walk

A guided walk through 140 years of mining history. This relaxing bushland outing reveals many secrets held by the landscape.

Access:    by car to the start of a 1.8km on a bush track with gentle slopes. Allow 2 hours there Period:    Before 1788;1850s-1990s
Time: Allow 2 hours Stories:    Aboriginal people, miners and companies; 19th century technology; the forests; water

This walk helps you see the forest through the eyes of the Djadja Wurrung people, alluvial gold diggers and quartz reef miners. In late winter and early spring there are many native wildflowers in the Eureka Reef forest.

The walk is best done along with a podcast commentary available to download to your MP3 player, or alternatively you can borrow a player from the Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre at the Market Building.

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