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Sherbrooke Forest

Sherbrooke Road, Melbourne, Victoria 2004, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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“mountain ash” (7 reviews)
Sherbrooke Road, Melbourne, Victoria 2004, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a bus tour that included a stop at Sherbrook Forest as I had read about the possibility of seeing some wild, native birds. It was raining lightly, causing the guide to say he wasn't sure if there would be any birds there or...More

Thank SCDockman
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Sherbrooke Forest is in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges so close to Melbourne and is characterised by the very tall Mountain Ash trees and the large tree ferns.There are numerous walks through this quite unique forest. There are also some interesting tourist attractions such...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The forest contains some lovely walks, particularly through the impressively tall mountain ash, or through the more open areas with views of fern gullies. There are also opportunities to view the local wildlife: For example, I was there today and saw a lyrebird and a...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Sherbrooke Forest is the home of the Mountain Ash, said to be the world's tallest flowering plant. The Forest is in the Blue Dandenongs, a range of hills on Melbourne's eastern periphery, which as often called "Melbourne's lungs.".The Dandenongs, with its trees and ferns, are...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Having lived up in the Dandenong Ranges for over 22 years, the Sherbrooke Forest has been a place to bring city and overseas visitors for our family for that long! I am still amazed to walk in the forest and see a variety of Native...More

Thank Earthwise-Woman
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Located just about 40 minutes drive in the Dandenong Ranges, the Sherbrooke Forest and many parks around here are the local's favourites. One can see many tourists at the Grant's Picnic Ground where one can buy seeds to feed many variety of colourful birds here....More

Thank Mei Y
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Went for a walk to see the "Sherbrooke Falls" only to see a very small creek ( what a disappointment ) the walk there was enjoyable seeing the large trees although it was a very muddy track. Pictures were taken on the bridge overlooking the...More

Thank Leno1234
Reviewed 24 June 2017

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
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17 July 2017|
Response from RoseRRed | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dogs are not allowed in Sherbrooke Forest as there are ground nesting birds and other native animals. You can walk your dog at RJ Hamer arboretum in Olinda, it is a good walk under the canopy of large trees, there are... More
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