Sherbrooke Forest, Melbourne

4.2
#13 of 48 in Parks in Melbourne
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. Add Sherbrooke Forest to your Melbourne travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Melbourne trip planner .
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  • No where to park, not much signage. Fair walk to the waterfall, and wasn’t much of a “waterfall”. Beautiful trees and greenery though.  more »
  • this is a moderately difficult hike with some steep sections, but mostly shaded. You will hear a lot of birds and see some wonderful trees and waterways. A great way to rejuvente yourself!  more »
  • 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 th...  more »
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