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Hanging Rock Reserve

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South Rock Road, Woodend, Victoria 3442, Australia
+61 3 5421 1468
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We visited the reserve and found it to be really worth our time. It was a good walk up to the top... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane R
Beaudesert, Australia
Unique rock formation, next to racecourse!

the visitor centre explains tbe geology behind Hanging Rock and its place in the culture of its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
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South Rock Road, Woodend, Victoria 3442, Australia
+61 3 5421 1468
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the reserve and found it to be really worth our time. It was a good walk up to the top and the view was fantastic.Loved the formations and of course calling out "Miranda"

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 1 week ago

the visitor centre explains tbe geology behind Hanging Rock and its place in the culture of its indigenous people, which i found interesting and helpful. the walk up is 1800m round trip and you have the choice of a paved path or steps. it is...More

Thank 10Orchard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were travelling from Ballarat heading toward Beechworth but stopped in our tracks when we noticed a sign ‘Hanging Rock’. I have always wanted to see this place and this was by accident that we happened to see the sign and interrupted our planned journey...More

Thank Paulie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to the rock. We found it very interesting. Worth the walk up to enjoy the beautiful views and explore the formations at the top.

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a magnificent place to visit. Easy parking, Picnic areas, kangaroos, beautiful bird life, lovely cafe ... and of course the infamous Hanging Rock which is picture perfect. There is a small fee ($10 per car) but the amenities and walking track infrastructure warrant...More

1  Thank Rachel8213
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We visited out of a whim. So glad we did. $10 per car entry. Well worth the effort to walk up to the summit. Beautiful place. Lots of wildlife and amazing views of the rock and the valley. Great place to sit and contemplate life!...More

Thank J B
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We watched the movie "Picnic at Hanging Rock" (an Australian classic) before we went. While the beauty and experience of trekking to the summit is in and of itself awesome, watching the movie before you go adds a mystical and thrilling touch to the climb....More

Thank PamKFam
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Completed the trek to the summit. It gets the heart rate going but it was good! Not too far to walk. Highly recommended!

Thank Hayley S
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Went with two friends on a day trip to explore Hanging Rock. It's absolutely stunning! The climbing can be a bit tricky at times, so make sure that you are fit to do it before making the trek out to Woodend. The rocks are beautiful...More

Thank foodfiendmelbourne
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We visited on a winters Sunday morning and had a great morning walk. Entry is $10 for a car. My children are 5 and 6 and quite easily made the walk to the summit. Great views, fresh air - amazing. We saw lots of rosellas...More

Thank 179evaw
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Michele J
12 May 2017|
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Response from TheMuggins | Reviewed this property |
There is a caravan park at Macedon. Only a 10-15 minute drive from hanging rock. I haven't stayed there so can't comment on it. The Macedon area is a very pretty part of Victoria. Much wildlife around if that's your thing... More
25 March 2017|
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Response from Kerrie-Anne W | Reviewed this property |
I believe there were drinking fountains around
22 February 2017|
Response from Lollyle | Reviewed this property |
All depends on what you are going to see. If it's a concert it would all depend on how close that you want to be to the stage. In general admission you may not get a full view, but you can move around and they often live... More