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Secret Forest Walks

117 Vincent St | Awkward Jeffrey Cafe, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
+61 418 301 281
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Secret Forest Walks

Great introduction to geocaching. We’re hooked - will do again. Highly recommended. Brendan was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Paul K
via mobile
An exhilarating adventure!!

My husband and I did the Clear Air Walk last Sunday. Firstly have to say that Brendan was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marzy000
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Melbourne, Australia
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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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“gps unit” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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117 Vincent St | Awkward Jeffrey Cafe, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
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+61 418 301 281
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"daylesford lake"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great introduction to geocaching. We’re hooked - will do again. Highly recommended. Brendan was very helpful, very patient and clearly enjoys sharing his passion with others.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did the Clear Air Walk last Sunday. Firstly have to say that Brendan was very quick to respond to our 9pm email on the Saturday night... and met us the next morning to take us through the options. He is very...More

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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

"For 3 hours we felt like the only people on earth. We left the trail feeling completely relaxed and at one with nature". Thank you for this most heart warming of reviews. I sincerely look forward to seeing for another walk. Cheers. Brendan

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The positioning of the posts was exceptional, It combined scenery and hard puzzles to find the posts

Thank AlmondAI
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Almond. I'm very pleased that enjoyed the challenge of the GPS Treasure Hunt. Thanks for your feedback. Cheers Brendan

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had lots of fun with my friends - we’re 13. It was really fun even for the adults and for us! It took a lot of team work and effort but we finally did it! You really learnt about the lake!😆🤙🏼

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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Fran. I had a feeling you'd be a good team. Glad you had fun. All the best. Brendan

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family had two requests: a walk involving water, and being able to take our dog. Both were achieved with our circuit to the Blowhole. It was as though my family had Hepburn Regional Park to ourselves. It was so peaceful and very rustic, with...More

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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback. I'm glad that your family and pooch enjoyed the experience. That the Wombat Forest is fine for dogs on leads is probably not well enough known. Sorry about the fallback cafe, as Awkward Jeffery was closed. They're normally very reliable. Just...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

We did the secret treasure hunt over the Queen’s birthday weekend. Brendan took the time to explain how everything worked to my son and answered all his questions about GPS and Geo-caches. The treasure hunt was a lot of fun and was so much more...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

We did the Birdsong walk with our children - my son loved being in charge of the GPS! It was a beautiful walk, completely in the wilderness but so close to Daylesford. The kids loved the adventure aspect to it and we discovered all sorts...More

Thank RicciM3
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thank you Ricci. The forest and the forest floor can be a wonderland for children, and interacting with the GPS can also be thoroughly engaging. The Birdsong Walk is probably our most family friendly walk. Cheers Brendan

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Brendan suggested one of his new trails called the Immersion Trail and it was absolutely amazing! We were first time hikers and with all the information that he gave us we made us well and truly prepared. I would definitely recommend this company to anyone...More

Thank maree19812018
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Well Done Maree. A 15km round trip along the Great Dividing Range for first timers is a great effort. Being prepared to take your time was an excellent approach. Thanks for breaking in the Immersion Walk. Brendan

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. We met Brendan at the cafe. He was warm and friendly. Super helpful. We had a lovely walk through the forest - birdsong walk. The gps gave us the confidence to ‘get lost in the woods.’

Thank Gregorsaul
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you very much Gregor and Lisa. You were the first to do the Birdsong Walk, so your feedback is especially pleasing. Cheers Brendan

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

A magic morning walk through this hidden pocket of majestic messmate forest. Highlights included : shafts of light from the early morning sun piercing the full canopy and lighting up the waking forest , the silence then the bird song then silence again etc ,...More

Thank Bob G
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Brendan M, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you very much for the review Bob. The Birdsong Walk is a new one so it's great to see it so well received. Cheers. Brendan

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