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Hanging Rock Reserve

#1 of 17 things to do in Woodend Features Animals
South Rock Road, Woodend, Victoria 3442, Australia
+61 3 5421 1468
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Great walk

We visited on a winters Sunday morning and had a great morning walk. Entry is $10 for a car. My... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Rocks, Waterfalls, Trails, Lakes and Parks

60 km from Melbourne city via Calder Fwy. Wonderful place to spent a day out. Entry fee 10$ per... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Essendon, Australia
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South Rock Road, Woodend, Victoria 3442, Australia
+61 3 5421 1468
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a winters Sunday morning and had a great morning walk. Entry is $10 for a car. My children are 5 and 6 and quite easily made the walk to the summit. Great views, fresh air - amazing. We saw lots of rosellas...More

Thank 179evaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

60 km from Melbourne city via Calder Fwy. Wonderful place to spent a day out. Entry fee 10$ per car. Ample parking. 3 walking tracks. 1. Summit track with a ramp or stairs to see the hanging rocks and summit 2. Base track around the...More

Thank Lamindu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our walk up to the summit. It took around 50 minutes. It was pretty chilly but as you get moving, you warm up quickly. The views are beautiful! Dogs are not permitted so leave your furry friends at home. We hadn't planned...More

2  Thank herandherdog
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Hanging rock is always fun, we took some visitors. Good for people with any degree of fitness. Although not recommended by management it's heaps of fun to crawl over the rocks and explore for hours. Must keep an eye on young kids as lots of...More

Thank Luke J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I visited Hanging Rock with a friend from Queensland during the Easter break. It was super crowded, a lot more people than we expected. The climb to the summit was a test on the thigh muscles! Lovely views from the top. We had a nice...More

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice views of the rocks. Quite an easy climb. We could go to the summit with 3 year olds. Can easily spend a day here. There is a small playground as well which will keep the kids happy. Will surely visit again during summer.

Thank Ashfaq F
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We did both the base and creek walk (took an approximate time of 1.5 hours). Enjoyed the nice scenery and the occasional animal (kangaroos and foxes) but would have preferred if there were better signages throughout the trail. There were moments when we didn't know...More

Thank 506fayel
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Visited today and climbed to the summit. I hadn't realised before today that "Hanging Rock" is the whole formation, but a boulder suspended between two cliff rocks. It was pretty cool to walk under the precarious rock, however the real attraction for me was the...More

Thank Winterchild87
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful visit to Hanging Rock. We visited on a whim today and decided to venture out of the city. Hanging Rock is only an hour's drive from Melbourne. Entry is $10/car. I visited with an (almost) 4 year old. We were spoilt with...More

Thank ClareB12345
Reviewed 18 May 2017

$10 per car load. Gates close at 5pm. we didn't go in the café or climb the rock as it was late. But did go in the visitor centre which was informative, and did see kangaroos.

Thank Michelegaye
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Michele J
12 May 2017|
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Response from TheMuggins | Reviewed this property |
There is a caravan park at Macedon. Only a 10-15 minute drive from hanging rock. I haven't stayed there so can't comment on it. The Macedon area is a very pretty part of Victoria. Much wildlife around if that's your thing... More
24 March 2017|
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Response from Kerrie-Anne W | Reviewed this property |
I believe there were drinking fountains around
22 February 2017|
Response from Lollyle | Reviewed this property |
All depends on what you are going to see. If it's a concert it would all depend on how close that you want to be to the stage. In general admission you may not get a full view, but you can move around and they often live... More