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Missing Mount Buffalo hikers found alive and well

Missing hikers Trevor Salvado, 60, and Jacinta Bohan, 58, have been found safe and well at Buffalo River.

The pair were located by a kayaker at 11.10am this morning, near Buffalo River Road.

Inspector Kerrie Hicks from Victoria Police told Tom Elliott that the pair got lost on one of the hiking tracks.

They stayed put for a couple of days to assist the rescue teams searching for them, but eventually made their way down the mountain to the river where they were found.

“They did everything right in terms of staying warm, and having the right clothing and equipment to be able to stay out there for a few days,” Inspector Hicks said.

The pair have been taken to hospital for observation but they are believed to be in good health.

The experienced bushwalkers, who disappeared on Friday, spent four nights in the bush.

The couple set out on 3 hour hike at Reservoir Track on Mount Buffalo at about 12.30pm on Friday, but did not return. Their car was located the following day near Reservoir Track.

Up to 150 rescuers were involved in the search for the pair.

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