Villages of Mt Dandenong. The Melbourne Hills Villages. A change of scenery, 1 hour from Melbourne. The Villages of Mt Dandenong, Melbourne's Mountain Retreat.
Thu 5th Mar
Partly cloudy. Winds southwesterly 30 to 40 km/h tending westerly 35 to 45 km/h in the late evening.
Fri 6th Mar
Min 9 Max 16
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h.
UV Alert from 10:10 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Sat 7th Mar
Min 9 Max 20
Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds westerly 20 to 25 km/h tending northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Sun 8th Mar
Min 10 Max 23
Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Mon 9th Mar
Min 10 Max 18
Sunny morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Tue 10th Mar
Min 9 Max 19
Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during the morning. Light winds.
Wed 11th Mar
Min 6 Max 22
Sunny. Light winds becoming northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h during the morning.
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Walking Trails



Download the Villages Map for locations of all these popular walks. OLINDA FALLS 300m Medium Difficulty Starts and Finishes at Olinda Falls Picnic Ground Mountain Map G4 After a good rain the falls should be flowing so it is worth the 45min round trip. This is reasonably steep and if you want to make it a longer walk you can take the track from Mechanics Reserve on the Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd. KYEEMA TRACK AND MEMORIAL 500m Low Difficulty Starts at Kyeema Memorial Mountain Map D4 Join the Kyeema Track after viewing the Memorial which the marks the spot where the Kyeema aircraft crashed on 25th October 1938. This scenic track takes you around to the base of SkyHigh where you can drop in for a refreshing drink before returning. HARDY GULLY NATURE WALK 700m Low Difficulty Starts and Finishes at Grants Picnic Ground Mountain Map G11 This easy Interpretive Walk takes you back in time to ancient origins with signs that will introduce you to the cool temperate rainforest. STABLES TRACK LOOP 1.9kms Medium Difficulty Starts and Finishes at Doongalla Homestead Picnic Ground Mountain Map D5 After viewing the remains of the Doongalla Homestead and Stables and maybe even a picnic lunch you can take this moderate walk though some of the Doongalla Forest. SHERBROOKE FALLS 2.4kms Low Difficulty Start and Finish at Sherbrooke Picnic Ground Mountain Map F11 This is an easy 1 hour walk which will take you to the falls through a lush forest setting. There are also a number of other walks that start and finish here. 1000 STEPS / KOKODA MEMORIAL TRAIL 3kms High Difficulty Starts and Finishes at Ferntree Gully Picnic Ground Mountain Map A12 A favourite with football teams for training and those interested in the history of the Kokoda Track. This moderate to steep 3km loop has commemorative plaques along the way depicting the lives of Australia soldiers who fought and died in Papua New Guinea during WWII. VALLEY TO EAGLE NEST LOOP 3kms Medium Difficulty Starts and Finishes at Valley Picnic Ground Mountain Map I6 This moderate walk will take you about 1 hour to complete through the forest. There are also a number of other walks that start and finish here. EASTERN SHERBROOKE FOREST WALK 7.1kms High Difficulty Starts and Finishes at Grants Picnic Ground Mountain Map G11 This longer walk is moderate to difficult so allow yourself plenty of time to complete the loop and take some water on a warm day.

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