A coastal walk to the region's first settlement.

Wander through quiet coastal vegetation from Port Albert to the site of the region’s first (but not legally recognised) settlement, now appropriately known as ‘The Old Port’.

The 11km return walk showcases coastal vegetation and provides an insight into Port Albert’s early history.

A short detour from the walking track leads to a plaque commemorating Angus McMillan, an early explorer.

Track Specifics


The walk is 5.7km in length and takes approximately 1.5 hours (one-way) to complete.


Gravel and dirt surface.


Dogs are allowed on this trail.


Turn off the Alberton-Port Albert Road onto Old Port Foreshore Road.
The walk starts at the end of the road. Signage is limited, but there is a clear track to follow.

More Walks

There are many more walking tracks to be discovered in South Gippsland.

Some are short, some are long, some are suitable for cycling, and all are are great way to enjoy time in our beautiful part of the world.