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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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  • We visited Donna Buang in August 2016. The destination got picked after a lot of deliberation since we really wanted to have a fun snow day with the kids and this was one place very few people had vis...  more »
  • The hiking trail isn't for the faint at heart. Be aware it can take about 6 hours there and back on the trail. Be prepared for some wet conditions along way up to Mount Donna Buang. The trek is mainly...  more »
  • There has been another review recently of the summit lookout on Mt Donna Buang not having a view. I sincerely doubt that person bothered to climb the tower - that's where the view is! You can see clea...  more »