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Not much snow

Went for a look at the snow. Must have been a bit late or early as there wasn't much snow there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul T
Mount Gambier, Australia
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Family snow day!

Beautiful place for just a fun day out in the snow! Easy trip! Not too far as well! Good mobile... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Donna Buang Road, Warburton, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a look at the snow. Must have been a bit late or early as there wasn't much snow there. Was very cold.

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place for just a fun day out in the snow! Easy trip! Not too far as well! Good mobile cafe and toboggan rental. Will definitely be frequenting this place:)

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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

It was the first time we had seen snow and unfortunately there had been some rain so it wasn't as good as the day before. We still had some snow ball fights lol. Bonuses are it's relatively close to the city and it's free. The...More

1  Thank Colin T
Reviewed July 26, 2018

The summit is not very commercialized and hence its nice to go up and have fun when it snows. Remember that you must check snow portability before you go because there is nothing else to do up there. Also if its going to snow then...More

2  Thank Sach15
Reviewed July 26, 2018

On our way to Lake Mountain we diverted to Mount Donna Buang. The road is bitumen all the way and easy to drive to the car park. Facilities / amenities are very basic but for the skiers and snowboarders its ideal. There are very nice...More

3  Thank Garry B
Reviewed July 23, 2018

only two hours from Melbourne, everyone who visits always finds a multitude of attractions & adventure for everyone to enjoy, 4x4 driving, Bike ridding, Fishing, on and off road Motorcycle riding, Bird watching, wildlife, bush walking , picnic grounds, camping, swimming, photography ........

1  Thank Mem A
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Visit to the snow for tobogganing at Mount Donna Buang early July but there was only minimal snow. Not enough for the kids to toboggan but enough for snow fights. Beautiful views for the look out at the top of Mount Donna Buang.

1  Thank Nicole P
Reviewed June 2, 2018

The lookout was all made of metal. We walked on the stairs, 6 stores high. Once at the top, we had perfect views. It was amazing! It was as if we were in the Amazon! Wherever we looked there were lots of beautiful tropical trees....More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed April 28, 2018

I have frequented this area for many years. Its a stunning drive with twisting roads with stunning views of the mountain ranges which are filled with eucalyptus and tree ferns. For reviewers which say there is 'not much to do' - i don't really understand...More

4  Thank LaPricklyPear
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

This is the highest mountain within 1.5 hours drive of Melbourne, and one of the closest places where you can see snow at the right time most winters. The drive there is beautiful. I recommend stopping in Warburton, redwood forest and/or rainforest gallery on the...More

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August 27, 2018|
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Response from Nicole P | Reviewed this property |
The roads are a bit windy & narrow.
Jonathan B
August 10, 2018|
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July 4, 2018|
Response from traveltim | Reviewed this property |
According to the info site, the closest would be Ajay’s in Heathmont, which is not that near. However, chains are rarely needed in Mt. Donna Buang due to its low altitude.