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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 Mount Donna Buang on June . It was a rain day and foggy too. Chilling wind was there to give the perfect ambiance for the day. The snow is not yet there , but you can feel that snow is on t...  more »
  • We visited February and drove from Healsville. Part of the drive was through a narrow gravel dusty road. We were driving slow because it is winding and there might be cars coming. There was one and we...  more »
  • We were staying at Warbuton and planned to visit Mount Donna Buang to experience the snow as it was close and free entry. My fiance had never experienced snow before so I arranged this for his birthda...  more »