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Hanging Rock Reserve

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South Rock Road, Woodend, Victoria 3442, Australia
+61 3 5421 1468
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Better than expected. Great exploring with the Kids

Took 110 School kids to the Rock for end of school celebrations. The reserve was a great location... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark G
via mobile
Beautiful View

Loved the history behind the location. The climb was worth the trek, but it is steep and long, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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“hanging rock” (147 reviews)
“exit fee” (7 reviews)
South Rock Road, Woodend, Victoria 3442, Australia
+61 3 5421 1468
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took 110 School kids to the Rock for end of school celebrations. The reserve was a great location for the kids to unwind with games. Good sized shelter for us to use ( we booked it). The walk up for some ( adults and children...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the history behind the location. The climb was worth the trek, but it is steep and long, but well worth it. Nice location to stop for a picnic.

1  Thank N0Kitchen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful little spot to visit, Parkland, Ovals, BBQs & Picnic tables. Good if not slightly energetic walk and climb to the top of the rocks, fantastic views of surrounds. $10/Car exit fee but all in all good value. Cafe on site, though it only has...More

Thank rossgglover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like most Australians I had seen the movie so was keen to see the setting. It is fabulous, well worth the climb to the top, but do take the stairs and get the pain over quickly the ramp is long and steep. The stairs weave...More

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 8 November 2017

It was a beautiful crisp morning when we arrived to the sound of kookaburras. As we climbed the rock we were greeted by a scarlet red rosella that we could almost touch and koalas watching us from the trees. The rock formations were stunning and...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Hanging Rock for a picnic lunch (beware of swooping kookaburras!) and to complete the Summit and Base walks, and all absolutely loved the experience. The facilities within the reserve are well maintained and the tracks were adequately signposted. There were plenty of opportunities...More

Thank cab-80
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I love hanging rock!! My friends and I came on the melbourne cup public holiday and the park was quite full but it was lovely to see friends and families spending the day out in such a beautiful place so close to melbourne. The hike...More

Thank Emily J
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great location. Stunning veiws. Easy set up and pack down for market set up. Easy to medium walk up the rock. Reception wasnt the best for Vodafone. Breathtaking views

Thank Tamara R
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is a great place to visit with friends and go for a Hike up the Rock. Its lovely to visit in summer for a picnic and there are BBQs available to use as well. The enue also has special events, racing and concerts throughout...More

Thank Holidaytime40
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We visited the reserve and found it to be really worth our time. It was a good walk up to the top and the view was fantastic.Loved the formations and of course calling out "Miranda"

Thank Diane R
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Michele J
12 May 2017|
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Response from TheMuggins | Reviewed this property |
There is a caravan park at Macedon. Only a 10-15 minute drive from hanging rock. I haven't stayed there so can't comment on it. The Macedon area is a very pretty part of Victoria. Much wildlife around if that's your thing... More
25 March 2017|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
When I was there that trailer with water taps was there. I thought the water was fine and quite cold. All the kids used it. Of course It was near the shop so you can buy if you want. But the free water was fine for me. Just... More
22 February 2017|
Response from Lollyle | Reviewed this property |
All depends on what you are going to see. If it's a concert it would all depend on how close that you want to be to the stage. In general admission you may not get a full view, but you can move around and they often live... More