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Kooyoora State Park

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With magnificent views and a rich variety of plants and animals, Kooryoora State Park is an ideal place for picnics, sightseeing, rock climbing, orienteering and nature study. Visit the Melville Caves, huge granite boulders thought to have been once used as a hideout for the bushranger 'Captain Melville'.

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The park is about 220km north west of Melbourne, lying west of the Calder Highway, between Inglewood and Wedderburn. Melville Caves Road is the major access route in the park.

  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Rock climbing
  • Fossicking
  • Horseriding
  • Self guided
  • Bushwalking