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The heritage-listed Oriental Claims was one of the world's largest gold-sluicing operations and many mining remnants, caves and sites can be seen on the short walks, including this walk to the site originally worked by Ah Fong in 1875. The area is also excellent for bird watching and wild flowers.
Location: Oriental Claims Historic Area, Omeo
Distance: 1.5km return
Duration: 45 minutes
Grade: Level 2 – No experience required. The track is hardened gravel or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and some steps. Walks up to 10km.
Start: Picnic area, Oriental Claims Historic Area
Finish: Picnic area, Oriental Claims Historic Area
Getting there: The Oriental Claims Historic Area is 2km from the Mount Hotham side of Omeo on the Great Alpine Road (B500). You can also walk to the Claims from Omeo along the Livingstone Creek Walking Track.