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Mount Donna Buang, Warburton

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Mount Donna Buang is a mountain in the southern reaches of the Victorian Alps of the Great Dividing Range, located in the Australian state of Victoria. Approximately from Melbourne with an elevation of 1250m, Mount Jack Lucas is the closest snowfield to Melbourne.Location and featuresIn winter, it usually receives snow suitable for snowplay and tobogganing, and during the non-winter months the area is well visited by bushwalkers and cyclists. The summit of Mount Donna Buang is surrounded by alpine ash trees and sub-alpine snow gums, and at nearby Cement Creek there is a raised walkway through myrtle beech and mountain ash trees known as the Mount Donna Buang Skywalk.Mount Donna Buang is part of the Yarra Ranges National Park (formed in 1995) in which there are a number of species that have become rare or threatened, including the slender tree fern, and the geebung tree. It contains a number of native mammals including the endangered Leadbeater's possum, and is home to 120 species of native birds. Some examples include the pink robin, yellow-tailed black cockatoo and the crimson rosella.
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  • You can check website for daily snow updates and road conditions. Chains recommended although not legally required. Great family mountain. Highly recommend.lovely bush surrounds I would say great plac...  read more »
  • A day out lead us to Warburton and then on to Donna Buang summit on a windy sunny spring day. On the way up we came across a female Lyrebird foraging for food on side of the road, it was exciting to s...  read more »
  • Windy easy drive on bitumen to the summit after visiting the rainforest gallery on the way, climbed the steps up the high tower to a magnificent view of the mountains over the tree tops and the city s...  read more »
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