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Overview

Marysville

Be invigorated by the pristine natural environment and diverse outdoor activities of Marysville and surrounds, just 90 minutes from Melbourne. An ideal destination for nature lovers and adventurers alike, Marysville is a delight to discover year-round.

Towering trees and waterfalls

Explore lush forests, impressive waterfalls and native wildlife against the backdrop of the Yarra Ranges. Journey to see natural wonders like the 85-metre Big Tree, which has been towering above the forest for centuries, and Steavenson Falls, one of Victoria's highest waterfalls. Keep an eye out for lyrebirds, wallabies and wombats on your travels.

Outdoor living

Stroll along the area's plentiful tracks and trails, winding through gum trees and shady ferns, or get adventurous with a more challenging hike in the Cathedral Ranges State Park. Up the ante again on single-track mountain bike trails, or get the road bike out for a ride from Marysville to Lake Mountain. Slow down and drop a line in pristine lakes and streams, or tee off at the 18-hole golf course nestled in the Great Dividing Range.

Wintertime frolics

Take the family on a snow adventure and hit the slopes on toboggans at the nearby Lake Mountain Alpine Resort. Seasoned skiers will enjoy exploring the 37 kilometres of cross-country trails.

In town and further afield

Stock up on gourmet goods for a picnic, relax with a cuppa and baked treats at local cafes, or peruse country wares and produce in the shops and boutiques.

Base yourself in Marysville and explore other highlights in the surrounding area: Kinglake National Park, Lake Eildon and the Great Victorian Rail Trail.

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Things to do

Marysville

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Road trips & itineraries

Black Spur Drive

Famous for its heady scenery of spectacular tall forests, the Black Spur winds its way up the Great Dividing Range between Healesville and Marysville.

Snowplay

Lake Mountain

Get the adrenaline pumping year round at Lake Mountain with premier cross-country skiing, challenging mountain biking and invigorating walking.

Lakes & waterways

Steavenson Falls

Dozens of waterfalls are dotted throughout the Murrindindi region, each with a character and timeless beauty of its own, some more accessible than...

Parks & gardens

Marysville Kin Playspace

The Kin Playspace is an adventure playground located on the former kindergarten site in Marsyville. This playspace caters for children from one to 12...

Nature & wildlife

Scenic attractions in the Yarra Ranges

Travel the awe-inspiring Black Spur to see diverse, breath-taking scenic attractions ranging from snowgum woodlands to rainforest in the Yarra Ranges.

Road trips & itineraries

Tall Trees and Vines touring route

Head for the hills on a day trip out of the city to see animals, tall trees and waterfalls and taste wines in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.

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Adventure trails

Marysville

Walking & hiking

Keppel Lookout Trail

Climb up through stunning forest to four lookouts for spectacular views across Marysville, the Cathedral Range State Park and Steavenson Falls.

Walking & hiking

Steavenson Falls Trail

Take an easy stroll to the viewing platform at the base of one of Victoria's highest waterfalls. Night owl? The falls are floodlit till midnight.

Walking & hiking

Beauty Spot Trail

Spot beautiful flora and fauna and abundant bird life on this easy nature trail that follows Leary Creak. One of Marysville's most-loved short walks.

Walking & hiking

Keppel Falls Walk

Stretch your legs on this upstream climb to the lookout below the cascading, tiered Keppel Falls. The falls are particularly impressive in spring.

Walking & hiking

Lake Mountain Summit Walk

Take in landscapes of snowgums and alpine heath, plus panoramic views of the Victorian Alps across to Melbourne and the Great Dividing Range.

Walking & hiking

Taggerty Cascades Walk

Follow this short, winding, stepped path to a wooden bridge spanning the roaring Taggerty River. Keep an eye out for lyrebirds scratching for grubs.

Walking & hiking

Tree Fern Gully Trail

Stroll or cycle among manna gum, mountain ash and shady fern trees as you make your way to Steavenson Falls, one of Victoria's highest waterfalls.

Walking & hiking

Bicentennial National Trail

Follow the route of Australia's pioneering horsemen through some of the country’s most spectacular natural landscapes.

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Nature & wildlife

Birdwatching

Spot one of the many species of birds that nest in the varied habitats around Victoria.

Nature & wildlife

Scenic attractions in the Yarra Ranges

Travel the awe-inspiring Black Spur to see diverse, breath-taking scenic attractions ranging from snowgum woodlands to rainforest in the Yarra Ranges.

Food & wine

Yarra Valley wine region

Sip, sniff, and savour fine wines within the hallowed walls of historic Victorian viticultural institutions, or discover secret winery gems.

Outdoor activities

Cycling

Experience nature by bike on professional-class tracks and trails, or take to the highway in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.