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Official site for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Address: Mount Buffalo Rd, Porepunkah, Victoria 3740
Freecall: 131 963
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/mount-buffalo-national-park
Mount Buffalo National Park has sheer cliffs, imposing granite tors, tumbling waterfalls, snow gums and stunning wildflowers. The park features over 90km of walking tracks, panoramic scenery, waterfalls and scope for adventurous pursuits such as rock climbing and hang-gliding.Mount Buffalo is an all-seasons playground. In summer, wildflowers are plentiful and the park is a cool retreat from the heat of the lowlands. Take in superb 360-degree views from the summit of the Horn and the delightful Gorge Heritage Walk. Enjoy picnics, canoeing and camping at Lake Catani in the summer months.In winter the park is ideal for cross-country skiing with its gentle undulating landscape, spectacular sub-alpine environment and the convenience of over 14km of marked ski trails. The park offers safe and accessible toboganning and snow play areas, providing great fun for the whole family.Before you goConditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.
Mount Buffalo National Park is about 320 kilometres north-east of Melbourne via the Hume Freeway and Great Alpine Road. Allow about 4 hours drive time. Approach the park by the winding but sealed entrance road from Porepunkah, near Bright. Tyre chains must be carried in winter. Entrance fee payable.
Precautions* Drive carefully on the winding roads, especially in snow or icy conditions and watch for wildlife. * Take care near lookouts and waterfalls. There are steep slopes and sheer drops. * Make sure you have appropriate clothing and other equipment for winter visits and to allow for sudden weather changes. The weather can be severe at any time of the year.
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