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Tree Fern Gully Track

Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Great in the wet!

I went to the thousand steps this morning in the wet and light rain. I'd recommend doing it in this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
paul b
via mobile
Not too tough but no view at the finishing line

Quite easy to park the car near by. Managed to finish a round trip within an hour or so. Good to... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the thousand steps this morning in the wet and light rain. I'd recommend doing it in this weather as there is not many people in your way and plenty of under cover bbq. Track wasn't slippery much either.

Thank paul b
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Quite easy to park the car near by. Managed to finish a round trip within an hour or so. Good to see lots of greens. The track is quite busy actually, and was a bit disappointed after finishing the steps as I were expecting some...More

Thank judywhli
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

On the weekend I went to the thousands steps. Being a nice day and a weekend it was very busy as is to be expected so the carpark was completely full. My friend and I found a park on the side of the road that...More

Thank andersonmichelle1
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Tree Fern Gully Track (no relation to Fern Gully movie sadly) was an enchanting hike for us recently when in the Melbourne CBD. Do the 1000 steps but be sure to know your limits and take your time if you need to, they can be...More

Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Such a beautiful spot. The 1000 steps is pretty challenging for beginners but definitely worth the visit. It is educational and has plaques with information on the way up the stairs. In winter it can be a bit slippery. The beautiful sounds of the water...More

Thank rosa m
Reviewed 5 August 2016

It is very close to Melbourne's CBD which makes it ideal for many locals as well as tourist, unfortunately I am not big on crowds

Thank Mem A
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Very busy place on Anzac Day. It was a good hike, more challenging than I thought because the steps are uneven. Some are low and some high. Good day out, should have brought a picnic rug in a backpack.

Thank Lilly_traveljournal
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Don't visit Melbourne without setting aside a few hours for a wonderful hike here. Groomed trails and a great combination of natural features and landscaped gardens make this a must see. No parking or admission fees a definite plus.

Thank niltu
Reviewed 12 March 2016

There are defibrillators on the side of the trails leading to the steps. This gives you an idea about the difficulty. We were told by locals the 1000 steps were a "mild" workout. It's not only extremes, it can be dangerous when the steps get...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 21 January 2016

The "1000 steps" is very very challenging!!! From the car park to the first step is about 1km up a steep hill. The steps are very narrow and the track is pretty steep. There is nothing at the top, no scenery at all. So unless...More

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