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Hanging Rock Reserve

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Helps if you're fit

Some great views and nature to be found if you're fit enough for a climb. Even if you want to go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome Mystical Hike for Kids near Melbourne

Well,its abt 1 hr drive frm Melbourne.Was sceptical if we could make the 2km hike wth my 8 and 5... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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South Rock Road, Woodend, Victoria 3442, Australia
+61 3 5421 1468
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some great views and nature to be found if you're fit enough for a climb. Even if you want to go for a walk it's a great place to visit.

Thank WilMcT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hanging rock is a place that is beautiful to visit but you need stamina to climb .I truly enjoyed the experience but not somewhere that I will visit again.

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Well,its abt 1 hr drive frm Melbourne.Was sceptical if we could make the 2km hike wth my 8 and 5 yo....Well,we did and it was enjoyable! A must try for all parents wth kids.The views are breathtaking,rock formation are beautiful and mystical....Just make sure your...More

Thank Jojoe23
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We landed in Sydney and after 3 days drove all the way to Melbourne. On our way back to Sydney we made a detour to hanging rock for some sightseeing trek of nature. My trip down under was completed by this detour because this is...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 19 July 2018

It was pretty cold and gloomy when we went so half of us stayed by the fire in the cafe with a coffee and the other half walked up to the top of the hill. Something for everyone! Interesting visitors centre!

1  Thank Rae P
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We travelled an hour & 40mins to visit hanging rock! Was worth the visit! We loved it! As a family we really enjoy days out like these, where you can pack a picnic & enjoy a beautiful walk with a view at the very top!...More

1  Thank Kateemartin
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We had arranged with friend some weeks previously that we would go up to hanging rock on the weekend. Even when we saw the weather for the day, there was no plan B. So we arranged to meet at Macca in Gisbourne, where we had...More

Thank Imkennedy
Reviewed 9 July 2018

What a magnificent place, Plenty of space for big gatherings and quite a few barbecues on offer. The climb to the summit of the rock is relatively easy and many young kids were doing it. Spectacular views well worth the effort, the whole place is...More

Thank Vicki J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Well managed park, moderate to most places and hard climb to the best viewing spots but well worth the effort once you get there!

Thank albertw228
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had not planned to go there but since we were nearby, gave it a chance. Realised that this is one of hidden gem for spending quality time with loved ones. You can also have a barbecue and a hearty walk to see amazing views.

Thank Himanshu S
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Kimmy T
15 September 2018|
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Response from martinhG9266GF | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kim, give the walk about 30 mins each way to take it easy and lots of stops, the ramp is definitely the easier option to stop the jarring on your knees. The climb will be tough on your knees, in saying that there were... More
Sharon F
15 May 2018|
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Response from Marion & Bob K | Reviewed this property |
Firstly, it will take about one hour to get their from the CBD. Secondly, to see and enjoy you'll need 2hours plus. Thirdly, another hour to return to the CBD. Plus whatever time you need to get to and from the CBD from... More
Sharon F
15 May 2018|
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Response from FamilyTraveller1012 | Reviewed this property |
hi Sharon. the only practical alternative is to hire a care and drive yourself for the 1/2 day. Its only about an hour drive, easy to get to, but there no real public transport options.