Less than 7 kilometres from Mount Beauty, Tawonga is a peaceful community with an emphasis on nature. Enjoy fishing and swimming or take a walk and enjoy all the town has to offer.
Mount Beauty to Tawonga Walk
13.4 km / 3 hours return
No bushwalking experience required. Well-formed track with no steps and gentle hills.
This walk connects Mount Beauty, Tawonga South and Tawonga passing a lookout which provides impressive views across the Kiewa River valley to Victoria’s highest peak, Mount Bogong (1986m). This walk can be started at any point between Mount Beauty and Tawonga.
1 km / 40 mins return
No bushwalking experience required. Well-formed, flat track with no steps. Clearly sign posted.
Start at the picnic ground next to Ryders Bridge. The walk takes you south alongside the Kiewa River towards Mount Beauty. This area is popular with locals for swimming during the warmer months. Located 100 metres from the bridge along the riverbend is a fantastic swimming hole.
Ryders Lane Walk
2.5 km / 50 mins return
No bushwalking experience required. Well-formed track with gentle hills and no steps. Clearly sign posted.
This walk connects the Mount Beauty to Tawonga Walk to the Fisherman’s Walk via Ryders Lane. Turn onto Ryders Lane from the Kiewa Valley Highway and walk down to the picnic ground on the Kiewa River at Ryders Bridge.