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Secret Forest Walks

115 reviews
About Secret Forest Walks
Experience the beauty and seclusion of the Wombat Forest,Daylesford, using our specially programmed hand held GPS units as your guide. No clubs or tours, just you and the company of your choice, or solo if you wish. Choose from a selection of carefully mapped scenic bushwalks to suit your tastes and abilities. Ask for a backpack of walkers essentials to round off the experience, or BYO. We also have fun and challenging GPS Treasure Hunt games (Geocaching) for families and corporate groups.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to the treasure hunt. We went as a group with 4 kids. The instructions for the treasure hunt was clearly given and we felt very welcomed and taken care. Not only kids, adults also had an awesome time participating in this activity while...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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secretforestwalks, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Bala It was a pleasure to meet your families and set them up for a fun time. Cheers. Brendan

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our team had a wonderful time exploring Lake Daylesford and the surrounding Springs whilst completing our Treasure Hunt. Brendan was a fantastic host and couldn't have been more accomodating to our needs. He helped tailor our experience to our team to make sure everyone was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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secretforestwalks, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Daniel. It was a pleasure to meet your team and I'm very pleased that the customised version of the Treasure Hunt suited your needs. Cheers Brendan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fun and engaging way to explore Lake Daylesford and the Central Springs with the family. Brendan was very helpful setting it up and sending us on our adventure. The kids loved navigating from point to point with the GPS, picking up clues along the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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secretforestwalks, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Paul. I'm delighted that the Treasure Hunt was so well received. Also pleased to see that The Lakehouse Edition of the Treasure Hunt worked so well. Cheers Brendan

Reviewed 2 December 2018

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed the Clear Air walk! Brendan was extremely welcoming and gave great advice, not only with tips for special landmarks, flora and wildlife to look out for, but also in preparation for the walk in terms of using the GPS...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Thanks for the great feedback. Feeling secure while you're deep in the forest is key to the experience. Cheers Brendan

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Kids (and Mum) really enjoyed the treasure hunt. A terrific way to enjoy the beautiful surrounds of Lake Daylesford with the added attraction of the hunt to keep the kids engaged.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thanks Kerry. There was clearly three equally keen Treasure Hunters. Nice team work. Cheers Brendan

Reviewed 2 November 2018

My husband and I were looking forward to a leisurely stroll around Lake Daylesford on our upcoming weekend away in the spa country. During the planning stages of this trip, as a result of my internet research, I was lucky enough to stumble across Secret...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Thanks Prue. I'm glad you had fun. Also great to hear that the historical aspect to the Treasure Hunt was also of interest. Cheers Brendan

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Secret Forest Walks was a secret inclusion in our mini honeymoon, arranged by my husband. We don’t really ‘do’ any bush walking/hiking normally, so it was a really random plan by him. We chose the Bullarto Short walk, as it matched our non-existent experience and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you Tania. I'm delighted that the walk was the right fit and helped make your mini honeymoon memorable. I'm equally pleased that you enjoyed and made a personal connection with the forest. Cheers Brendan

Reviewed 16 October 2018

Being form the Grampians where most walks are marked by Parks Victoria and highly visited, it was a new experience to be in the gorgeous forest at Clear Air, " off the beaten track", all by ourselves! We soon discovered we like cutting corners! The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a great concept and Brendan (our host) was very accomodating and knowledgeable. The GPS was spot on and this was superb fun for the entire family. The kids loved it the best. We will be back again for this. Oh, forgot to mention,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you very much for the great review. I'm also very pleased that you consider the pricing to be fair. That's something I'm very concious about. Cheers Brendan

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic walk around the lakes and springs of Daylesford. Hunting for clues to claim the treasure at the end! Great morning thanks!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks Stef. It was great to see your family having fun on the Treasure Hunt. All the best. Brendan

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