Date of Walk: 13/01/2009
Length (km): 2 km
Time (hrs/min): 25 mins
Return / Circuit / One-Way / Partial Circuit: Return
Region: Western Victoria
Park: Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park
Closest Town: Halls Gap
Maximum Height: Unknown
Map: None Available (I wasn’t able to find one via Parks Victoria or DSE and copyright prevents me from providing any others – However, a map is not necessary as the track is very well signed/marked)
Further Details / Source(s): Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park – Wonderland Walks (brochure available from Halls Gap Visitor Information Centre – $3.30). No specific information on this walk is available from Parks Victoria or DSE.
Getting There: From Halls Gap, head south to the Bellfield area (near Lake Bellfield) and turn right into Silverband Road. Not far along the road you will come to the Silverband Falls Carpark. The walk begins on the north side of the carpark, heading North-East.
Comments: A very short walk to a very cool waterfall that disapears into a pile of rocks at the base. Apparently it re-emerges further down-stream but although I did find some running water on the way back to the car, I was unable to find the point where it surfaced.
This track is very well defined and wide enough for two people to walk side-by-side to the falls. There were lots of birds around but no other animals that I saw. Definitely one to visit for the waterfall, rather than the walk itself.