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Great National Park

We spent three days birding from the Visitors Centre and we found some cracking birds in amazing... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
896susiel
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Melbourne, Australia
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Would recommend this amazing rainforest

It's hard to believe that you are in Victoria whilst strolling through the park. I felt like I was... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
G_gal12
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed August 7, 2013

This gorgeous and unspoilt sub temperate rainforest area, must be seen to be believed... Many pockets of ancient tree ferns and gorgeous old trees... The walking tracks are well maintained can be a little slippery after heavy rain..
The natural bush smells and birdsong esp of the lyre bird will leave you feeling very revitalised..
Its a photographers version of heaven with many photographic opportunites...
The Lyrebird ridge track is probably one of my favourite tracks and leads to a suspension bridge.. The easiest way to reach this park is via Traralgon as the road even though windy isnt too bad, for those who dont get car sick and have lots of time on their hands I would reccommend taking the longer route along the Grand Ridge Rd...
Most of the latter way is unsealed, its is very windy and you cant travel too fast but its a lovely trip...

Date of experience: February 2013
3  Thank Gippsland_Gypsy
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

We loved quietly strolling through this gorgeous pocket of rainforest thankfully preserved! Beautiful gullies of tree ferns. Pristine and serene - it made of a very peaceful and rejuvenating experience.

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank JaneTheNestCreator
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Pros: Beautiful scenic views of the hills. Lovely rainforest walk.
Cons: very very high up in the mountain ranges. Long narrow winding roads there are back with zero crash barriers and a sheer drop. Not for the ain't hearted.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank no1chocoholic
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

So many lovely little Nature walks to embrace Mother Nature along. Simply...Go there! The Lyrebird Ridge Track takes you to the Suspension Bridge section (you will hear Lyrebirds, and probably see them) - both tracks are spectacular - but also the Fern Gully walk, Ash, and Scenic Tracks are stunningly brilliant. Most sections are Wheelchair accessible too. The Forest Track completes the day out. Not all that well worn - but track easy to follow - and so worth it. At times medium grade, has a diverse range of growth, plenty of interesting Fungi, great views across the valleys at times, and photo opportunities galore. Then drive 8km south through some amazing scenery to the Tarra Valley Carpark section to Cyathea Falls walk. Another short walk - but among the prettiest I've seen - criss-crossing the stream.The Falls are rain dependent - a nice enough trickle the day we went (see pics). This shutterbug took 200+ pics on the day out. A long day trip form Melbourne - and all up about 12km of walks - but if you like your walks - I say go there.

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

It is a very easy +2 hours drive(+200 kms) from Melbourne until you head for the mountains leading to Tarra Bulga National Park. Quite panaromic views as you will see from my pixes

Its a long way to drive to see mountain ash, fern tree forests and if you are very very lucky lyre birds when you can travel to Warburton, Marysville or Mt Dandenong to see similar flora.

We hiked about 4- 6km through the fern forrest, crossed the Corrigan Suspension Bridge, viewed the tiny waterfall and strolled back to the carpark in about 2 hrs. There are a number of trails and a exhibit/info center for you to plan your hiking activities for the day

There is history in pictures about the logging activities..

Thank goodness they preserved this park in pristine fashion ffor hikers and where you can even hugged a thousand year beech tree.

Overall Victoria has heaps of national parks to choose from and visit and this is recommended if you have time to spare/detour en route to or from Wilsons Prom.

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank Highadventurer
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