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Starting at the Portland Visitor Information Centre, the 250km loop walk will take you on an unforgettable adventure via the tranquil forests of the Cobboboonee Nation Park, the majestic river gorges of the Lower Glenelg National Park, and the picturesque coastal town of Nelson. The return leg meanders along sublime bays, high rugged cliffs and capes, a Fur Seal colony at Cape Bridgewater, the Point Danger Gannet rookery and back to the historic city of Portland. Below maps give a guide of the area the walk travels.
Comprising a number of short walks, the GSWW winds its way in and out of Portland, along spectacular cliff tops and has the bonus of many easy vehicle access points. Some of the most popular legs are the Seal Walk, Bill's Walk and Seacliff Nature walk. Short Walks of the Great South West Walk, Walk on the Wild Side and Strip Map can be bought at the Visitor Information Centre in Portland, Nelson & Casterton or from their website.
Friends of the Great South West Walk also have monthly walks that anyone can join in on, the dates can be found on their website www.greatsouthwestwalk.com along with contact details to find out more information about this amazing walk.
Remember to register for this walk on our website before setting out so we know how many are out there just in case of an emergency.