• Length: 15.7km

  • Duration: 4.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Olinda

  • End: Olinda

  • Closest Town: Olinda

  • Location: Dandenong Ranges

  • Distance from state capital: 49km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.8557104804

  • Longitude: 145.3660531249


The circuit walk of the summit of Mt Dandenong links two large sections of the national park, visits Olinda Falls, Mt Dandenong, Arboretum and two of the best view points overlooking Melbourne.


Total distance: 15763 m
Max elevation: 625 m
Min elevation: 381 m
Total climbing: 1044 m
Total descent: -1044 m


7 thoughts on “Dandenong Ranges Circuit (15.7km)

  1. So Helen and I completed this today. A great walk though I need to get better at navigating. Became even longer. Great views, clear day and lots of good climbs.

  2. Walked on 15 Apr in anticlockwise direction. Good walk and surprised me on the last hill. Caution required on Mechanics Track if wet (slippery).
    Great walk but we needed to allow extra time (about 5 hours)