Bungalow Spur Walk (Alpine National Park)

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Bungalow Spur Walk (Alpine National Park)

Bungalow Spur is one of the more popular routes up Mt Feathertop (1922 metres). Climbing over 1300m from the hamlet of Harrietville this walk is a 22km return journey and one of the classics of the Victorian High Country. It is best done as an overnight hike but can be done with a car shuffle in a day with a vehicle awaiting on the Great Alpine Road at Diamantina Hut. Be prepared for snow and high winds any time of the year and take sufficient food and water to for emergencies. Please note it is also a fuel stove only area and fires cannot be lit.

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Bungalow Spur Walk (Alpine National Park)

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Bungalow Spur Walk (Alpine National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No fires permitted
  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed

Warnings

    • None applicable

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Seasonal road closures 2020

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. View the list of 2020 seasonal road closures for details and check the corresponding map numbers with the seasonal road closure 2020 index map for locations of the closures or visit the seasonal road closures page for more information.

Tali Karng partial closure

Due to fires in March 2019, many tracks are currently closed in the Tali Karng area. No access is currently available to Tali Karng itself, with only a section of the Wellington River walking track from the Tamboritha Road to the intersection of Chromite Mine vehicle track open. This section of the track was not fire affected, has been assessed by local rangers and is safe for public access

Aerial shooting operation

Parts of this park including Dinner Plain/Dargo High Plains will be closed Monday 26 to Friday 30 October 2020.
This is to ensure safe implementation of an aerial shooting program targeting deer and feral animals, to protect native species impacted by bushfires.
The Australian Alps Walking Track and the Brabralung Trail, from Mt Hotham and Dinner Plain will remain open. The Dargo High Plains Road is closed. Access to Blue Rag Range Track (from 29 October) is from Basalt North Track only.
See attached map for details.

Attachments: Alpine National Park aerial shooting control area Oct 2020 (589KB)

Deer control operation underway

Deer control (ground shooting) is being undertaken in parts of the park, to protect native species impacted by bushfires. This operation poses no risk to visitor safety.

Feral Pig Ground Shooting Underway

Feral pig (ground shooting) is being undertaken in the Alpine National Park during October 2020, to protect native species and communities in the area. This operation poses no risk to visitor safety. 

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