Yarra Ranges National Park, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia
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Walking & hiking

It's easy to get active in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, with a range of tracks and trails to suit all abilities in the stunning national parks and gardens.

Magnificent national parks to explore on two feet
You'll stumble upon stunning scenery and secluded secrets as you walk through Yarra Ranges National Park, the Dandenong Ranges National Park, Kinglake National Park, Bunyip State Park, the Cathedral Ranges State Park and Warrandyte State Park.

Leisurely walks and energetic hikes
Set out on leisurely walks past tall trees, clear creeks and fern-fringed waterfalls for majestic views of the surrounding countryside and to Melbourne and beyond. Look out for sneak peeks of local wildlife as you unpack a gourmet picnic from regional producers. 

If you're after a more strenuous bushwalk or hike, you're in luck, with craggy peaks and rugged escarpments offering solid climbs. Tackle the 1,000 steps of the Kokoda Walk at a frenetic pace for the ultimate workout.

Lake Mountain, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

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.

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Kokoda Walk, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

1000 Steps

March your way up the steep, 1000 step-climb to experience a tiny sense of the exhaustion felt by the Australian soldiers following the Kokoda Trail.

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Sherbrook Forest, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Sherbrooke Falls Trail

Enjoy a gentle introduction to the Dandenong Ranges on this gentle walk to Sherbrooke Falls and find a new favourite escape for walks and picnics.

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Hiking, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Warburton Rail Trail

Walk along the railway line that was built in 1901 to carry produce from Warburton to Melbourne and delivered tourists to the area on the return trip.

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Common Wombat

Night Walk

Eco-Adventure Tours

Come on an evening stroll through the Yarra Ranges National Park at Healesville with Eco-Adventure Tours. Suitable for all fitness levels. See...

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Bush Walking

Bush Walking

Adventure Plus Outdoor Education

Bush walking is one of the most undervalued of all outdoor activities but there is no better way to really get to know a place than by walking it,...

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Nature Walk

Nature Walk

Eco-Adventure Tours

An morning or afternoon stroll with Eco-Adventure Tours through the magnificent mountain ash forests near Healesville or Marysville. Suitable for all...

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Glorious views from Warramate State Park

Yarra Valley – Wine and Chocolate Indulgence

Wine & Food Lovers' Tours

One hour from Melbourne city lies the Yarra Valley with its unique wineries and stunning countryside. Enjoy some wineries which are slightly off the...

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