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Warby Ovens National Park

Wangandary Rd, Wangaratta, Victoria 3678, Australia
+61 1800 801 065
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Great easy walking tracks here.

We took the Spring Gully walk taking in the granite rock, box-ironbark trees and some very tall... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colstron
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Myrtleford, Australia
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Lots of nature to walk around in. if you like trees and nature this is the place for you. Some... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2017
johnno_Flemington
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Melbourne, Australia
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The 14,655 ha Warby-Ovens National Park is characterised by three distinct vegetation communities - the granitic hills and woodlands of the Warby Range, the Box-Ironbark of the Killawarra Forest and the Redgum forest and wetlands of the unregulated Ovens Heritage River. Together they provide an important link from the alpine foothills to the Murray River, protecting some of the state's most significant bushland. The Victorian Government created Warby-Ovens National Park, along with other new and expanded parks and over 200 conservation reserves, in June 2010. Picnic at Ryan's Lookout (where the views are exceptional), Brien's Gorge Falls, Pine Gully and The Forest Camp - all have barbeque facilities and picnic tables. Walk through the managed tracks, bike ride the Pangarang Lookout Walk or Ridge track, or take a scenic drive. There are basic campgrounds at Wenhams Camp and The Forest Camp with pit toilets and barbecues, but bring your own drinking water. Warby-Ovens National Park is 240km north east of Melbourne and 10km west of Wangaratta. It is best accessed from Wangaratta via Wangandary and Yarrawonga Roads.
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Wangandary Rd, Wangaratta, Victoria 3678, Australia
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+61 1800 801 065
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Spring Gully walk taking in the granite rock, box-ironbark trees and some very tall grasses. Bird life evident not so much other wild life, probably due to very dry for time of year.. This track is easy to bushwalk - don't expect...More

Thank Colstron
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Lots of nature to walk around in. if you like trees and nature this is the place for you. Some nice views too I go there to play on my ham radios.

Thank johnno_Flemington
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Followed the GPS which led us to a private residence on Cox Road. Following our nose, we found it at the end of Shanley St. Park on the road and follow the sign (a little discreet). It doesn't say much on the sign so we...More

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Cool place with lots to explore. I personally love to check out the waterfalls. Feel pretty lucky to have this in my backyard 💕

Thank Tanara T
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a delightful say exploring some if the look outs and waterfalls - which were superb after the recent rains. Very picturesque NP kept clean easily accessible and the walks we did were family friendly with lots to interest the kids. Glorious sunshine showcased...More

Thank Kamya F
Reviewed September 22, 2016

The Warby-Ovens Conservation Reserve, is a good spot within the National Park with good walking track plenty of kangaroo's and a few different areas to Camp, some assessable with small caravans. Yes it has a toilet. One lovely clear summer night I was sitting there...More

Thank Mick123-78
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Some beautiful, peaceful tracks that offer some wonderful views of Wangaratta and the distant snow fields. When I get a beautiful day and a few free hours, I like to climb the Sunrise track, often stopping for lunch or a snack half way. The path...More

1  Thank MelissaHebbard
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Been wanting to visit the Warby-Ovens National Park to walk and Mountain Bike for many years and I finally managed to lock in a day and a half at the Wenhams camp. A beautiful camping environment with clean drop toilets, good flat tent and camper...More

Thank Wendtone
Reviewed March 28, 2016

I drove from SA specifically to spend a few days in this beautiful National Park. Some great hikes and bird watching areas here. Wenhams Camp and Forest camp are great walks along with walking along any of the fire tracks. Just take your time and...More

1  Thank Kay P
Reviewed January 5, 2016

We went to do walk the Friends Track with a detour to Kwat Kwat lookout. The signage at the start (Wenhams camp) was okay and off we went. Unfortunately that was it for signage. We cam across a number of different intersections with other paths...More

1  Thank Liz T
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