• Length: 13.5km

  • Duration: 4hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Hermitage Guesthouse

  • End: Hermitage Guesthouse

  • Closest Town: Narbethong

  • Location: Yarra Ranges National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 82.6km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.5774568700

  • Longitude: 145.6358975200


Mount Dom Dom Hermitage Track is a 13.5km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Yarra Ranges National Park Victoria. The hike should take approximately 4hrs to complete.


The Mount Dom Dom Hermitage Track is a combination of two shorter tracks, the Mount Dom Dom walk and the Hermitage Walking Track. Both hikes can be completed independently as return hikes from the Dom Dom Saddle picnic area or near the Hermitage Guesthouse respectively.

Commencing at the the Hermitage Guesthouse descend the signposted Hermitage Track. Follow this track for approximately 3.2km, across Dom Dom Creek Road, to Fisher Creek Road. Turn right and walk a short distance to another junction. Follow the road south (right) at the fork and continue around the base of Mount Dom Dom. Keep right again on reaching another road junction so that you continue to hug the base of the mountain. Keep an eye out on your right for the Dom Dom walking Track (not signposted). This track with take you to the Summit of Mount Dom Dom. Retrace your steps back to the road.

Turn right again at the junction and walk approximately 1.5km to the Dom Dom saddle picnic area. Head north at this point and follow the Dom Dom Creek Road to the junction of the Hermitage Track. Turn left here and return to the start point near the Hermitage Guesthouse.

Getting there

From Melbourne follow M3 to Maroondah Hwy in Narbethong. Drive along Maroondah Highway to small carpark on right, near the Hermitage Guesthouse. Park your car here.


Total distance: 13506 m
Max elevation: 741 m
Min elevation: 386 m
Total climbing: 606 m
Total descent: -606 m
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