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Sherbrooke Forest, Melbourne

Categories: Forests, Nature & Parks
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4.3/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
The landscape of Sherbrooke Forest is dominated by the Mountain Ash, the tallest flowering plant in the world. Instated as a park in 1958, the once forested trees became protected foliage along with its flourishing population of superb lyrebirds, whose recognizable song and flashy tail feathers are iconic for Australia. Take a short hike through the dense forest and smell the fresh eucalyptus that accompanies the lyrebirds joyful trilling. Make Sherbrooke Forest part of your personalized Melbourne itinerary using our Melbourne trip itinerary maker.
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  • 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 4...  read more »
  • This is one of many good parks to visit in the Dandenong Ranges and provides a pleasant place for visitors to walk and get a good feel for Australian bush. Weekends can be busy. 
  • Found this walk underwhelming. The track was very muddy but this was to be expected. What wasn't was fallen trees to climb over and gaping holes that had been taped off. Felt like the area isn't reall...  read more »
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