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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  • You must see the surrounding views from Mount Buffalo. It is worth the drive up. The road is excellent but not suitable for caravans. The scenery is nothing short of amazing. We were there on a wet da...  more »
  • We had a day to spend here and we were going to do the big walk. Luckily we went to the Nat Park office on the way up as the guide suggested we do 4 shorter walks to see more variety. A windy stunning...  more »
  • If you’re going up Mount Buffalo, make sure you go all the way up to The Horn. It’s a scary drive, but worth it. The walk to the top isn’t too long, took us under 10 minutes, and the views are spectac...  more »

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