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We weren’t up to the challenges of Mt Abrupt or Mt Sturgeon - so tackled the Picaninnys instead. A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan T
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Good easy walk with great views

Despite its racist name, we had a lovely hike up the Picanniny. Fairly easy walk, took about 20... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Grampians Road | Grampians National Park, Dunkeld, Victoria 2795, Australia
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Put this one on your hit list for a short walk of 2.4km return with the elevation change 128 metres on a track graded as easy-medium. This track is a gradual climb through open forest that provides stunning wildflower displays during Spring. The summit provides...More

1  Thank UrbanDrifter
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We weren’t up to the challenges of Mt Abrupt or Mt Sturgeon - so tackled the Picaninnys instead. A delightful trek up amongst the grass trees - and fabulous views OF Mt Abrupt in one side and Mt Sturgeon on the other, as well as...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite its racist name, we had a lovely hike up the Picanniny. Fairly easy walk, took about 20 mins to make it to the top. Might be a bit tricky for young kids but definitely doable! Lovely views at the top. Nice to see a...More

1  Thank Trail17223479987
Reviewed 5 August 2018

doesn't take 1.5 hours as advised, more like 45 minutes. medium grade, not easy going up but also not too difficult

Thank MindtheGap1996to2013
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I love this location and it is the most stand-out spot in the area so take the a few minutes of your life when in Dunkeld to stretch your legs and suck up the views.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

A gorgeous 30 min walk. Amazing views for the top as well as along the way. Gorgeous well maintained track through beautiful bushland

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Stayed in Dunkeld and wanted a walk in the later afternoon. Was told about bainggug and was glad we gave it a go. Two minute drive from town, although the parking spot was a little hard to find we worked it out. The local tourist...More

1  Thank bamorehouse
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Recommended by staff at the Royal Mail for easy hiking. Very easy to get to and park at. Beautiful surrounds. And a mostly gentle and short hike to a lovely panoramic view. It wasn’t busy when I walked - which added to the peacefulness.

Thank Simone S
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Had some time up my sleeve before the wedding started so decided to take this trek as it is only over a couple of k return. Enough car space to park at the bottom and the walking track is easy to follow. Definitely worth it...More

Thank Leigh G
Reviewed 16 September 2017

About short hike about one hour each way with a rocky section about half way up. Heaps of wildflowers in early September and a good view of the country side when you get to the top.

Thank bushw2016
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The Picaninny is a great walk can be approached from two ways one on the Halls gap road and the othe on the Victoria Valley road they are both great and not too long the one from the Victoria Vallyey side is a made path...More

Thank larree2000
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