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Busy tourist, picnic & fitness spot amongst the beauty of Mt. Dandenong

I visited here to challenge myself with the known 1000 steps while admiring natural surroundings of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Debbie S
Melbourne, Australia

This is my second trip to Melbourne to visit my friend and she suggested this walk when I said I... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Mount Dandenong Tourist Road | Upper Ferntree Gully, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here to challenge myself with the known 1000 steps while admiring natural surroundings of the forest. Arrived at 6.40am to an already busy car park (not packed like it can be on weekends). You have a few choices, left or right trekking, right...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is my second trip to Melbourne to visit my friend and she suggested this walk when I said I wanted to exercise. We were both pretty unfit and plenty of old ladies charging past us put us to shame. Great walk but not much...More

1  Thank ccgxy
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We visited mid week and in the afternoon after having lunch in Olinda. At this time of day it was very easy to park, but I believe on weekends it's super busy. We did the walk up the steep steps and it can be slippery...More

Thank mummamiaMA
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

A great walk with great history associated with it.I wouldn't describe it as very steep as it does at the start and it took me 17m instead of 50 doing a fast walk. Very different to any other walk with the amount of steps obviously...More

Thank MontyNZ
Reviewed 8 August 2018

如果你住在城市,想和一些小山一起短暫散步,這裡是你最好的選擇!不要害怕步數。對於初學者來說,1000步非常容易,因為樓梯非常好並且易於升級。視圖很精彩。在森林裡有很多高大的樹木。但是,您無法在頂部看到任何城市景觀!我們試圖沿著觀景軌道和展望軌道走。不要被“觀察”和“展望”困住。在軌道上什麼都看不到!查看軌道是非常陡峭的,並且石頭上升非常難以走石頭!但它會讓你感受到真正的徒步旅行。很多遠足愛好者都會走到這裡,所以不用擔心安全! if you are living in city and would like to get a short term walk with some hills, here is your best choice! dont be scared of the number of steps. 1000 steps are very easy for beginners as the stairs are built in...More

Thank KidultCool
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I am Leo. I am a traveler from Myanmar. I visited Kokoda Traul Memorial Walk 2 days back. It is commonly known as “1000 steps.” It is amazing as the trek is neither too long nor too short. It took 25 minutes to complete the...More

Thank traveller w
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Great place for sightseeing especially for the active.As a frequent user I Do NOT recommend taking young children on the trail as large uneven steps that can be slippery and dangerous let alone exhausting Also watch out for leaches in the wetter weather and wasps...More

Thank rickbrent1975
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I loved this. I really wanted to make it to the top of the 100 steps (make sure you take the 1000 step trail (not the fitness steps). The Rambler Track takes you to the base of the steps along an easy trail, or you...More

1  Thank Smakjark
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I have just started doing the 1000 steps again after not visiting for many years. It is well signposted and well organised with toilets and a cafe at the bottom, drinking fountains dotted around the park and more drinking fountains at the top of the...More

Thank EmeraldDiva
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

The purpose of this trail is not to get to the top in the quickest time, it's to understand what others had to endure for their country. As you climb the steps, there's stories along the way, take the time to read them, the story...More

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