Mount Buffalo National Park, Victoria

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Mount Buffalo is moderately tall mountain plateau in the Mount Buffalo National Park in Victoria, Australia that is located approximately northeast of Melbourne in the Australian Alps.The summit on the plateau, known as The Horn, has an elevation of AHD.Mount Buffalo is managed by Parks Victoria.RecreationThere are extensive walking tracks across the Plateau that is studded with large granite tors. The Mount Buffalo Gorge has sheer granite cliffs that provide good views down to the Ovens Valley. The cliffs are popular for rock climbing. There is a launch ramp for hang gliders at the cliffs.There are waterfalls on the edge of escarpment.The Mount Buffalo Chalet provided accommodation on the mountain but is not currently operating.During winter Mount Buffalo offers snow play and cross-country skiing.Lake Catani on the plateau is used for canoeing, fishing and swimming.
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  • Great place to spend the day. Make sure you check the weather report beforehand otherwise you may be under dressed for winter (it gets really cold). The road to Mount Buffalo can be closed in winter d...  more »
  • We drove from Sydney to Melbourne for a family reunion and on the way home spontaneously decided to visit the Victorian snow fields. We stayed at Bright and then planned to visit Mount Buffalo by car....  more »
  • This national park is a brilliant place to visit in both summer and winter. In the winter season you get snowfalls that make the area an amazing scene. Remember to carry chains into the park during wi...  more »

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