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Gulpa Creek walk

Murray Valley National Park

Overview

Gulpa Creek walk, in Murray Valley Regional Park, is an easy path to walk along with your dog and great for birdwatching with opportunities to go canoeing or kayaking, not far from Mathoura.

Where
Murray Valley National Park
Accessibility
Hard
Distance
5km return
Time suggested
1hr - 1hr 30min
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note

Gulpa Creek is a great destination for canoeing - bring your own equipment or contact Mathoura Visitor Information Centre on 03 5884 3730 for details of small boat or canoe hire.

From the historic little town of Mathoura, at Crane's Bridge, where bullock teams once hauled logs to the timber mill, you can set out on Gulpa Creek walk.

It's a flat, easy 5km walk or ride among the river red gums along Gulpa Creek in Murray Valley Regional Park, adjacent to Murray Valley National Park. The colours and movement of birdlife around the creek and the light on the red gums are quite a view, and make this walk quite special. Gulpa Creek is also a peaceful spot for canoeing or kayaking. What’s more, because of Gulpa Creek walk’s location in Murray Valley Regional Park, you can even bring your dog along for the ride.

You might also like to bring along your binoculars and a bird book so you can identify the birds you see along the way. If you feel like more birdwatching, visit Reed Beds Bird Hide boardwalk in the nearby Murray Valley National Park.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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Friends fishing by the river. Photo: David Finnegan