Lower Werribee Catchment Tour
Join the Werribee Riverkeeper on a tour of the lower Werribee Catchment, from the Weir in Bacchus Marsh to the Weir at Riverbend Historical Park, Werribee. Bring own snacks and lunch; wear suitable clothing and bring a camera if needed. Some moderate walking involved. Timing may vary. Car-pooling available in Werribee, meet 9am for 9.15am departure from the carpark corner Watton and Synnot Streets Werribee. Car pooling at Bacchus also encouraged.
See timeline for more details.
Start 9am for 9.15am for carpooling departure from the
Stop 1 10am Bacchus Diversion Weir, end of Werribee Vale Rd.
Stop 2 10.45am Merrimu Reservoir on Diggers Rest-Coimadai Rd (toilets here)
Stop 3 11.45am Melton Reservoir Djerriwarrh Creek outlook, Hopetoun Park
Stop 4 12.15pm Melton Reservoir Exford (toilets here)
Stop 5 1.00pm Cobbledick’s Ford, Cobbledick’s Ford Road Mt Cottrell
Stop 6 1.45pm Werribee Diversion Weir, Riverbend Historic Park, Heath’s Road Werribee
Finish tour at Riverbend Historic Park.
Note: whilst we offer this tour free of charge we do encourage you to make a donation to the Werribee River Association to support our work on waterways. You can make a tax-deductible donation anytime on our www.werribeeriver.org.au/donate-to-us/