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Sherbrooke Forest

Sherbrooke Road, Melbourne, Victoria 2004, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Sherbrooke Road, Melbourne, Victoria 2004, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Sherbrooke Forest contains massive groves of the world's tallest flowering trees, a type of eucalyptus called mountain ash. These huge trees coupled with groves of ancient tree ferns and babbling brooks makes this a lovely place for a short (not strenuous) hike. The bird...More

Thank globetrekkerphx
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Sherbrooke Forest is easily accesible by two major roads with Sherbrooke Rd being the main thoroughfare. Autumn colours are gorgeous at this time to end of May especially at the two public gardens - Alfred Nicholas & George Tindale. Pack a picnic lunch/Bbq at Sherbrooke...More

Thank Traveller88Melbourne
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A pleasant Autumn day took us to Sherbrooke Forest and a great walk. We decided to start the walk from the carpark picnic area towards the waterfall, which was very disappointing as it was very very small due to not having enough water running through...More

Thank RoseRRed
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stopover at Sherbrooke before going to Belgrave Puffy Billy Railway. There's rosella parrots for feeding at a nominal fee. There's ample parking lot and picnic tables around. souvenir shop. Went to nearby Hardy Gully Nature Walk. Nothing much except huge trees and flat path. was...More

Thank Picolla2014
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We went with a group of around 15 adults and kids, and really enjoyed the walk, despite some rain. Lots of picturesque photo ops along the way. Beautiful birds to be seen near the entrance to the walking path. Ample picnic tables to sit and...More

Thank beenaroundtheworld77
Reviewed 14 February 2017

this is a nice decent walk with lots of options and wildlife to see, wouldnt recommend for little little kids on the big walk though.

Thank becmcgowan1989
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Started hiking with my 13 month old Son and Wife just after lunch despite knowing the chance of rain forecasted at 90% possible. It started to drizzle halfway through and then it poured! Nonetheless birds can still be heard and seen!!!! Thank goodness we're not...More

Thank TReha
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Brought my 13 yo son for a hike in the forest. It was a lovely walk with abundant birds and others; what forest should be. We started at about noon and walked about 3 hours. It was drizzling at first but began to pour halfway...More

Thank UberJoe
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Fungi, Lyrebirds, Mountain Ash, Fern Trees - complete forest experience. It was drizzling at the time, so had to step carefully, but otherwise not an exhausting stroll. It does not seem to matter which entrance you use or which trail you choose, hard to be...More

Thank TerryinBangkok
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

After being "attacked" by cockatoos in the bird feeding area, we explored the nearby Hardy Gully Nature Walk. This is a 700m easy walk on flat ground, where the Parks Victoria website says will take 45min to make a loop. We finished the walk in...More

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How do I get there using public transportation from Melbourne city?
23 February 2015|
Response from Traveller69692013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, That is a good question, You see I went as a day tour with AAT Kings coach which departed from Federation Square in Melbourne. Not sure if you can get public transport all the way to Sherbrooke Forest. Maybe try... More