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Do the 1000 steps!

Great little challenge in doing the 1000 steps. Lovely views on the way and from the top. Don't be... read more

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London, United Kingdom
Do this it will challenge you

Yes it helps if you are a little fit, but hey even if you are not this is a must. So informative... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Mount Dandenong Tourist Road | Upper Ferntree Gully, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little challenge in doing the 1000 steps. Lovely views on the way and from the top. Don't be scared of it, do it!

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank Brycey101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes it helps if you are a little fit, but hey even if you are not this is a must. So informative along this walk with lots of rest stops. There is a lovely view and water at the top. You can do the loop...More

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank Christine A
Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

Very steep and a workout some lovely views when climb steps if you remember to turn around and look. Take water and snack to enjoy at top and short stop before walking down tack also steep plenty of bird life

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank rusty240
Reviewed October 19, 2019

If you want to see a spectacular view of Melbourne and you have the legs this is a climb for you. If you can't climb up get someone to drop you at the top and simply walk down. It is a bit of a steep...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PalmPrintWorks
Reviewed October 18, 2019

I have done this trail a couple of times and it always surprise me a little. It is beautiful how may birds you can hear and if you go a bit further than the famous sections, you can actually see them and kangaroos around. It...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Juliana L
Reviewed August 28, 2019

A great walk up to the top, seeing birds as you go. Lots of information to read on the way up about the memorial walk. Quite steep and can be slippery if it has been raining.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Katie D
Reviewed July 7, 2019

Tough but interesting trek. We were able to learn lots about the memorial from the many placards and monuments erected at the trail head and throughout!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Katrina S
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

The Kokoda memorial 1000 steps is a really good idea. The storys of the solder at one tree hill were particularly touching. It is a challenging walk, quite steep and slippery. But the main issue is that there are a lot of people on the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

We stopped and took in all the information and was very impressed with the level of detail. The memorial is very tastefully done.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Adpo01
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

A magnificent Autumn day in Melbourne so we ventured out to the Dandenong National Park and the Kokoda Memorial Walk. The walk is challenging with a steady uphill climb. Come prepared with good walking shoes and a water bottle. The track is easy to follow...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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