• Length: 9.7km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Boroondara Carpark

  • End: Boroondara Carpark

  • Closest Town: Murrindindi

  • Location: Murrindindi Scenic Reserve

  • Distance from state capital: 105km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.4239786800

  • Longitude: 145.5714494000

Summary

The Boroondara Track hike commences at the Boroondara carpark located on Falls Creek Road, 700m from Murrindindi road junction. This circuit track encompasses both Wilhelmina Falls and a section of the Murrindindi River Walk. Stroll along the Boroondara Track to the Boroondara footbridge, before the track provides an invigorating walk upstream to the Wilhelmina Walk intersection. From here you can head down to the Wilhelmina Falls and take the time to take in the amazing views. Carefully descend down the rock trail to the Murrindindi River before turning to the left and following the river walk back to the Boroondara carpark.

About the Region

Situated at the northern end of the Toolangi State Forest, the Murrindindi Scenic Reserve provides excellent opportunities for recreational activities such as camping, bushwalking, picnicking, fishing and mountain biking. The Murrindindi River is suitable for bathing and paddling, but is generally not deep enough for swimming or canoeing. The Murrindindi Scenic Reserve comprises 815 hectares of mixed species forest, which includes waterfalls, tree fern gullies and an abundance of birds and mammals.

Getting There

From Melbourne – travel along the Melba Highway to the intersection of Murrindindi Road just before Devlins Bridge. Turn right and drive 10 km to the Reserve. Drive south along Murrindindi Road for approximately 6km to the junction of Falls Road.

Tips

Very Steep track, many steps with some obstacles.

 

Total distance: 9752 m
Max elevation: 691 m
Min elevation: 342 m
Total climbing: 444 m
Total descent: -444 m
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